One of my closest grower friends tried to get registered in California’s Proposition 64 marijuana legalization and licensing scheme. He hired high-priced “compliance attorneys” and spent $17,000 trying to align his 10,000-watt grow op with state and local regulations associated with Prop. 64. At the same time, people he’d supplied marijuana to said they might […]
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Your marijuana plants need 18 essential nutrient elements or they won’t thrive, let alone survive. Through their roots they intake oxygen and water, and carbon dioxide from the air. Your cannabis also needs light energy that provides the intensity and appropriate wavelengths to grow big and healthy. However, there are 14 lesser-known fertilizer elements your […]
Many cannabis growers believe the screen of green (SCROG) and sea of green (SOG) marijuana growing techniques are pretty much the same thing. We’ve given you the most complete series explaining every facet of SCROG marijuana growing, including: The advantages and disadvantages of scrogging The ideal root zone, feeding and lighting for SCROG plants How […]
Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]
Here at Big Buds Magazine, we’ve gone deep on screen of green (SCROG) marijuana growing, a favorite technique for growers who want to get large yields from fewer plants. Previously, we’ve explained the advantages and disadvantages of scrogging, the ideal SCROG root zone, feeding and lighting SCROG plants, how to physically support SCROG plants, and […]
In our ongoing series of articles on the screen of green marijuana growing technique, more commonly known as SCROG, we’ve seen that scrogging involves painstakingly pruning and bending plants in ways that temporarily damage and stress them out. Growers recognize that SCROG plants need quality nutrition delivered efficiently, plus bountiful amounts of horticultural lighting if […]
Marijuana strain selection is very personal. Unless you grow solely to sell, your top three criteria for what you grow is that you love the taste, scent and high. If you’re growing in a screen of green, or SCROG garden, you also want to select strains that can well handle that particular cultivation process, which […]
It’s no secret that we at Big Buds are big advocates of screen of green marijuana growing, better known as SCROG. So far we’ve given you the pros and cons of SCROG, plus the tools you’ll need to DIY your own setup. We also talked about Texas company Scrogger’s game-changing aboveground portable structure. Now, let’s […]
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