Northern California’s outdoor marijuana growers cum hip-hop duo Mendo Dope are a living rebuke to the drug war claim that dope smokers are nothing but lazy, dumb, brain-addled, unproductive losers. Daniel and Bryan Eatmon, also known as Old E and Bleezy, are hardworking, cannabis-growing brothers who cultivate mega-yield outdoor marijuana plantations, crisscross the country playing […]
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When it comes to Northern California’s prolific outdoor marijuana grower community, September and October represent big payoff months. And legendary seed breeder Subcool of TGA Genetics has been touring legal cannabis gardens as they ripen. Subcool is fortunate to live near the southern edge of NorCal’s famed Emerald Triangle weed-growing region, which comprises Mendocino, Humboldt […]
In a previous article, we explained that using pesticides like Avid, Eagle 20, and Floramite on marijuana plants could damage growers, consumers, the environment and cannabis plants. Currently agricultural and landscaping poisons are not recommended for use on marijuana, and it’s unlikely any ever will be, because these poisons can be harmful to consumers when […]
There’s a dangerous problem permeating our growing marijuana community: poisoned crops. And it’s not a new problem. Forty years ago, during then-President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, covert marijuana growers were spraying and aerosolizing harmful Big Agriculture pesticides and fungicides on their outdoor and indoor plants — and not much has changed today. Even though […]
Humidity is a crucial factor in how well your indoor marijuana plants grow. Your grow room has to have precise control of the amount of moisture in the air so that you manage vapor pressure deficit, or VPD, and relative humidity. Too much humidity and/or the wrong VPD can create plant stress, or encourage an […]
Award-winning marijuana seed company Subcool TGA — whose namesake founder Subcool received the High Times Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 — has given us an exclusive sneak peek at the debut of his two new marijuana strains. Cannabis industry insiders and serious growers credit Subcool TGA with having the largest, most diverse marijuana seeds menu, […]
With a rising death toll of eight confirmed fatalities, entire communities underwater, and millions of people affected, Hurricane Harvey has decimated parts of Texas and Louisiana. Currently this Southern landscape is submerged under trillions of gallons of water that’s been dumped over the past few days. And as the violent weather is downgraded to a […]
Just ask marijuana growers in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Northern California, and other parts of the West: Climate change is real, and it’s impacting marijuana growers everywhere. Big Buds grow team member Alan is a professional indoor cannabis grower near Vancouver, Canada. This summer, the neighboring forests are burning fiercely, with some of the worst […]
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