As I write this article, a frigid Arctic air mass is parked over the eastern United States, from the Canadian border all the way to mid-Florida. Unusually low temperatures and snowfall, icy roads and power outages have resulted. While this weather condition of course affects the general population, putting people in harm’s way and threatening […]
For marijuana growers wanting total control over the nutrient elements and compounds their plants absorb through their root zone, rockwool has long been the reliable choice. Recent breakthroughs in hydroponics nutrients and rockwool technology make it useful to provide an update on the latest innovations in rockwool marijuana growing. Let’s first understand that rockwool is […]
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 […]
Northern California fires. Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Maria. Not to mention all the tropical storms and subsequent floods that hurt many marijuana growers this year alone. Heartbreaking numbers of grow ops were wiped out, and in some worst-case scenarios, growers even lost their homes and loved ones. These catastrophes have led growers to ask […]
To help you understand the context of the relentless paranoia of this article, let’s start with the reminder that until such time as marijuana is federally legal in the USA — and until nobody steals marijuana, money or grow equipment from a grower — a grow op is something you need to keep secret. If […]
As a marijuana grower and marijuana journalist, I frequently visit grow shops to study the hydroponics nutrients products they sell. While it’s true that almost any fertilizer will provide enough nutrition so marijuana plants can complete their life cycle, it’s also true that marijuana plants grow the fastest and produce the heaviest harvests, with the […]
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 […]
As marijuana growers know, mites are bad news. They ruin marijuana crops, according to the Environmental Protection Agency they’re partially responsible for bee extinctions, they mutate fast to build resistance to poisons, there are nearly 50,000 species, and — here’s the biggest ick of them all — some even colonize human skin. When it comes […]
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