Drying in a brown bag

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So my first harvest, I had dedicated tent and maintained temps and RH perfect. I ended up over drying and ruining chance of cure. So I decided to try brown bag method. Just did this week and I like that I now can continue to use that dedicated tent now to grow instead of having to schedule it to be available for drying. In additon, I did not overdry. BUT I don't really like that the buds flattened out a lot. So I think next go around, which is a few weeks I may trying hanging inside a cardboard box to keep bud symmetry.
 

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So my first harvest, I had dedicated tent and maintained temps and RH perfect. I ended up over drying and ruining chance of cure. So I decided to try brown bag method. Just did this week and I like that I now can continue to use that dedicated tent now to grow instead of having to schedule it to be available for drying. In additon, I did not overdry. BUT I don't really like that the buds flattened out a lot. So I think next go around, which is a few weeks I may trying hanging inside a cardboard box to keep bud symmetry.
You might want to try a clothes rack inside a cardboard box. You can clip the stems to the rack and place the rack inside the box. I'm currently drying whole a small girl. I'm on day 6 and still quite a bit more to go.
 

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I follow a routine post harvest. No matter where I grow my plants I wash the buds. I lay them on paper towels to dry and then they go into brown paper bags and into the fridge. I lay the bags flat on the big side (think where mom wrote the names for lunches) after slightly rolling the top closed. I can stack them three high easily if space is at a premium. I don't do anything to them for three days. On day four I open the bags and gently rearrange the buds handling them very gently. I repeat this step until I feel they are sufficiently dried which is usually about 10-12 days on average. The reason I do this is drying using the low and slow method helps the buds to retain more of the terpenes. And because of this the buds have a much improved aroma after curing.
 

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I follow a routine post harvest. No matter where I grow my plants I wash the buds. I lay them on paper towels to dry and then they go into brown paper bags and into the fridge. I lay the bags flat on the big side
So your entire dry is done inside a brown bag inside fridge? Do you out entire branches or do you wet trim and put individual buds on bottom? So you use one layer or more?

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