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Michael Straumietis founded and owns Advanced Nutrients, the only agricultural company making hydroponics nutrients that boost the yield, potency, and market value of cannabis plants. Straumietis is an athlete, founder of international philanthropic organizations, a father, a cannabis expert, and a member of networking consortiums that bring together the best and brightest visionaries, entrepreneurs, and activists. […]

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Managing Your Off-Season Marijuana Grow Room

It’s getting towards summer, and summer heat and humidity is coming back, which means I’m shutting my marijuana grow room down for a few months. Some years, if I’ve had clients who offered me more per pound than I’d ever gotten before, I kept growing in summer even though it costs me about 40% more […]

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Outdoor Marijuana Grower Shares Bigger Yields Tips

We get letters from BigBudsmag.com readers telling us about their marijuana growing situation. If those growers provide useful cannabis cultivation advice, we share it with you. Here’s a very interesting letter we received from an outdoor marijuana grower: Dear BigBudsMag.com: I have a Bachelors of Science in Botany with an emphasis on sterile tissue culture […]

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How to Do an Indoor-Outdoor Marijuana Grow Op

I decided to do an indoor-outdoor marijuana grow op. The reasons: I didn’t want to be running grow lights, air conditioning, and fans constantly for 18 or 12 hours a day. Didn’t want the heat problems, increased costs, and security concerns. I wanted my plants to enjoy natural sunlight and air movement. Advantages of Indoor-Outdoor […]

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Outdoor Marijuana Growing: Time to Start Planting

Spring is here, and it’s time to start planning your outdoor marijuana growing season, which traditionally runs from March through October in most places. You want a jumpstart on your planning and planting, so your marijuana plants are rooted and ready to be put outdoors as soon as fears of frost are past. Time the […]

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Understanding Marijuana Grow Room Temperatures

The temperature and humidity of your indoor grow room are BIG factors in your plants’ performance. Michael Straumietis, founder and owner of the only hydroponics nutrients company that designs and tests its products on cannabis, remembers when he visited a 20-light grow op that had inadequate air conditioning. “They needed 6000 BTUs of cooling power […]

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