High stress training your plants sounds counterintuitive - why would you purposely induce harm to your garden?
However, this plant training technique has garnered more and more interest over the years, as it becomes a more mainstream gardening tactic.
Those who HST their plants can manipulate the way their grow room looks, getting the most out of their space and pushing as much yield as possible.
Some growers also claim they increase potency and overall quality (terpenes, flavonoids, bag appeal, etc.) with this method.
There are a few different ways you can induce high levels of stress in your plant to achieve these benefits, each of which will be covered in depth throughout this complete guide.
Before we get into the how, though, we want to cover what exactly these techniques entail - and exactly why you need to give it a try!Continue reading