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pH Marijuana

Bad pH Can Kill Your Marijuana Plants—And You Too!

Marijuana growers know that the pH of your nutrients water and root zone powerfully impact your marijuana plants. It would take hours to explain the complex chemistry behind pH and how pH influences all organisms, not just marijuana plants. For us as cannabis growers, the important facts are that pH is a measure of the acidity […]

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3 Ways to Know You’re a Professional Marijuana Grower

We often talk about “professional” marijuana growers, and some people ask what we mean by that. Are we talking only about people who make a lot of money growing marijuana, or something else? So here are three ways to know you’re a professional marijuana grower… * You can be sure of a successful cannabis harvest […]

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Cannabis Roots

Marijuana Roots: The Untold Story

What do you do with the stalk and root ball of your marijuana plants after harvest? I do a post-mortem—a focused post-harvest inspection of the root ball—to see how dense, branched, healthy, and vibrant the roots are. I want to see cannabis roots that look like the photo accompanying this article: white, dense, thick. Because […]

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Complete Guide to Stopping Powdery Mildew On Your Marijuana Plants

There’s something in the air that marijuana growers don’t like—powdery mildew. This hardworking spore floats around in the air, and also lives on leaves, other surfaces and materials, and in soil. If you’re unlucky, powdery mildew spores find your cannabis leaves and infects them. The infection looks like clumped, sticky sand poured onto your marijuana […]

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Sativa Leaf

Growing Sativa Marijuana: Insider Strategies #1

As we’ve discussed before in an article about Sativa and Indica cannabis, it’s getting harder to describe marijuana strains accurately using words like Sativa and Indica. Almost everything is hybridized, even when a marijuana breeder says it isn’t. Before we dive into the mysteries of Sativa genetics and growing, just know that authentic pure Sativa and […]

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