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Kits, Apps, and Devices for Testing Marijuana at Home

Testing marijuana for purity, contaminants, and potency used to be something done by licensed analytical labs for law enforcement and medical marijuana dispensaries. Testing marijuana was expensive, and impractical for most marijuana growers and users. But now several companies are selling kits and devices for home testing marijuana. Here’s why you benefit from testing your […]

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autoflowering marijuana

Autoflowering Marijuana Maximum Yield Grow Guide, Part 1

In a previous article, we gave you the top 12 autoflowering marijuana strains. In this article and follow-up articles, we’re giving you tips on understanding and growing autoflowering marijuana. (Note that some people call it “automatic marijuana.”) The first thing to know is that autoflowering marijuana was created by breeders who inserted Ruderalis cannabis genetics […]

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Top Dozen Autoflowering Marijuana Strains

Autoflowering marijuana has come a long way in a short time. (Note that some commercial breeders have stopped using the term “autoflowering marijuana” and are now using the term “automatic marijuana.”) As recently as five years ago, our grow team cultivated the top autoflowering marijuana strains and found the buds way too leafy, with no […]

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outdoor marijuana growing

Mid-Summer Tactics for Outdoor Marijuana Growing Success

The outdoor marijuana growing season is flying by us fast. We’re already more than a month past the longest day of the year. Depending on your geographic location, you’ve only got 3-6 more weeks of “grow phase” that corresponds to the 18-hour phase you get under controlled conditions indoors. By the end of August, most […]

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Subcool Seeds TGA Outdoor Marijuana Strains

Outdoor marijuana growers in California are reporting wickedly huge harvests from Subcool Seeds. Here’s a guide to Subcool Seeds strains especially suited for outdoor marijuana growing: Cherrygasm: Just the name itself makes you want to grow this beautiful bud made by crossing Cherry Pie OG with Space Dude. This strain is super-potent, very hardy, packed with […]

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Buying Marijuana Seeds Online

Hate to say it but the marijuana seed selling industry is a big mess right now. I’m not talking about the marijuana seed breeding industry. That’s doing fine. There are at least a dozen cannabis seed breeders worldwide producing reliable, potent, tasty cannabis strains. There are at least 190 distinct cannabis strains made by legit […]

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Reducing Energy Costs in Your Marijuana Grow Op

With summer coming and electricity rates rising, energy waste in your marijuana grow op is a hot topic. There are standard methods for reducing marijuana grow op energy waste: Make sure the marijuana grow op room is sealed. We’re talking all openings including ducts, window frames, door frames, vents, floor to wall joints, etc. Make […]

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