Outdoor grow and rain

Snoopy here🤘🏽

I live in the Caribbean so weather wise I don’t have any issues, however lately its been raining unpredictably everyday on and off. I want my plants to get sunlight but they’re flowering so I dont want them getting wet. I keep them in my studio so they can stay dry, it has airflow etc (all doors and windows are open “under construction”) too just not direct sunlight, is this bad?

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I’d continue to leave them outside even when it rains the sunlight is still hitting the plants we just cant see it

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Like @mouse935 said. You will lose yield keeping them out of direct sunlight.

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Interesting, okay! Thanks for the advice !

Would too much rain saturate the bud and create mold? Or…?

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Yes it would. I go outside and shake them after the rain.

Defoliation is needed to all areas that could prevent air flow. Lots of space inside is needed for airflow.

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Ok, good to know thank you!!

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I’m as caribbean as the states gets and rainy season sucks. Especially mixed with peak hurricane season right at outdoor harvest time. If your only talking a couple plants I also have a garden blanket I throw over them for the day if I know it’s going to be a wet one… also touching on slymr said even though it’s outside I still give them a modest defol for some airflow. Even a gentle shake or 2 if it stopped and I’m with them. I’m with them a lot though…lol

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Defoliate and use a leaf blower after every rain to get the water off. If you can’t get a leaf blower shake them a bunch. You could also consider building a hoop for the rainy season…they can be made on the cheap with some rebar, pvc pipe, plastic covering and a little wood.

Also for genetics go with a sativa strain that does not grow too dense. This will allow for more airflow through the buds and there will be less chance of mold. Try something bred in Southeast Asia like a Thai or something bred in Jamaica.

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