We’re so focused on North America’s cannabis legalization trajectory that the global perspective can sometimes shift out of focus. Since the Neolithic age some 12,000 years ago, hemp has been farmed for food and fiber. In many regions, even in Europe as far back as the 16th century, hemp — and occasionally cannabis — has […]
So, are you on the dissolved oxygen (DO) bandwagon, or are you still babbling about bubblers? If you fit into the latter category, don’t feel bad — at least you’re adding some oxygen to the water you’re giving to your cannabis crop. “It’s better than nothing,” says Dennis Clark, founder and president of Oxygen Research […]
When it comes to lighting up cannabis crops, high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide, and high pressure sodium bulbs, ballasts, and reflectors, have long been the go-to grow-light tech for grow ops. But there’s a sprouting consensus that LED grow lights are where it’s at when it comes to successful cannabis cultivation. If you tried […]
One of the basic decisions you’ll make as a cannabis grower is whether to cultivate one strain, or multiple strains together at the same time. Ultimately, your decision will be based on whether you grow from seeds, clones, feminized seeds or non-feminized seeds. Especially in licensed commercial grow ops, growers want plants that are uniform […]
Many cannabis growers and consumers focus their attention solely on THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), ignoring the additional hundred-plus known cannabinoids also contained in the plant. However, as we continue to unearth how the organic compounds known as terpenes or terpenoids have such a substantial effect by themselves and also as cannabinoid modulators, that THC/CBD-only […]
The days are growing shorter while the temperatures are getting cooler. For many in the US, fall has arrived, with strewn leaves, chillier days, even colder nights. For those among us who have home grows they may have started in the spring, the time has now come to figure out what to do next. Is […]
Even though I’m still working in my outdoor garden as my outdoor grow op enters its final weeks before harvest, I’m now getting ready for the launch of my autumn indoor grow season. The first thing I do when planning my new indoor season reminds me of being a child opening presents on Christmas Day. […]
As of September 18, 2018, it is now legal for any adult in South Africa to consume, possess and grow cannabis — or dagga, as it’s commonly known — for personal use. In a historic decision handed down by the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the ban on cannabis was declared unconstitutional and therefore invalid. […]
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