How & What to Keep Track of in Your 🌱 Hobby Grow
My exact process (and Google Sheet) for improving your tracking efforts
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This week’s 🌱 Hobby Grow Guide is about how stay on top of your grow and what you should be tracking in order to do so.
It's easy to get overwhelmed when you start your hobby grow, and there's countless variables you could potentially track, but most of them aren't essential, at least in the beginning. Starting simple, with the basics–Date, Input(mL), and Additives–is the best way to start measuring your efforts. As you become more comfortable (and have a bigger budget for tracking tools), you can build on your tracking efforts by adding measurements like temperature, humidity, pH, EC, uMole, and more.
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Tracking Your Efforts: Where To Start, What To Track, and How To Track It
Whether you're just starting out or an existing 🌱 Hobby Grower looking for ways to improve, tracking your efforts is the first place to start.
How do you know what's happening if you have no record of what you've done? Tracking your efforts gives you that insight.
In a grow, there are countless variables (and acronyms) and it can be overwhelming figuring out what will help you understand your grow better. With the right tracking system in place, you'll gain a deeper understanding of your efforts, your space, and your routine, which you can use as a baseline for future cycles.
Not every metric is important in the beginning, and can be overwhelming, which is why I recommend starting with the basics (date, inputs, additives) and expanding with time.
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