With dry trimming, you’ll cut down the plant and hang it to dry for several days first. When it’s dry, you’ll then buck the buds off branches and trim them.
If trimming wet, it may be quicker to gently pull these off with your hands, but you can snip them off with scissors too. If dry trimming, you’ll need to snip them off.
Pros and cons of wet trimming
If wet trimming, skip drying and go to step 2.
Using a solid pair of pruning shears, cut the main stalk of the plant, close to the soil. Then, cut off branches, breaking the plant down into smaller pieces.
Be sure to keep a separate pile for branches, stems, and fan leaves, and compost them.
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