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growing weed in five gallon buckets

How would you water them?

Just transplanted some 6-and-a-half-week-old plants from 1-gal to 5-gallon buckets, using Roots Organic soil in both. Plants are 16 inches high, kept at an average of 68 degrees and 30% humidity. (Altitude is 6500 feet.) The strain is a cross between Burkle and Nina Limone.

Grow closet.
2’x4’x5′ aluminum reflection on walls
1x 4′ Sunblaze t5 54w bulb for seedlings/clones
Viparspectra 300w led for veg/flower [orderded/otw]
Nuitrient:[MG] 24-8-16 vegatative nuits
[MG]18-24-16 preflower/transition nuits
N/A Bloom nuits
​​​​​Medium: "Just Natural" Organic soil
Pest control: Neem oil & sticky paper

Growing weed in five gallon buckets

How many/ where should the holes be? Should I put some in the side?

Hi everyone. First time grower. I just wanted to see if I could grow my favorite plant this summer so I decided, why not! I have other gardens of flowers and veggies every year, but I understand this will be completely different. What I want to do is a 5 gallon bucket grow on my porch. I know that the size of the bucket will lower my yield at harvest but I'm doing it mostly for fun and I saw a growing technique called "main-lining" and I thought that it would be the right choice for me. I think main-lining will produce the most for my set up and it keeps the plant lower (I don't want to world to see my plant) Now with my bucket I want to drill some holes in the bottom, put some rocks or broken pottery in the bottom (for drainage) and grab some dirt and worms to fill the rest of the bucket with. I live in a valley that floods 4 times a year so I know the soil is fertile. And my porch gets more than it's share of sunlight.

Now my questions are

Should I do the worm thing? If i do, I wouldn't be able to use nutes right?

TL/DR: 5 gallon "main-lining" grow on porch w/ dirt and worms.

If any outside growers have any not-so-obvious tips they'd like to throw out there, I would appreciate it. Thanks for reading everyone, much love.