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Marijuana Motherplants

Making the Most of Your Marijuana Motherplant, Part One

I was talking to a newbie marijuana grower who started growing in his 2000-watt home grow room in Colorado only a year ago, and when I mentioned marijuana motherplants to him, he didn’t really know what I meant. I explained that marijuana motherplants are cherished female plants kept alive in vegetative phase (grow phase) for […]

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Cannabutter Capsules

Cannabis Capsule Making With Subcool

It’s probably not a big secret to my readers that I smoke a lot of cannabis. I’ve been a toker for over 30 years and after all those bong hits, my lungs are not what they used to be. In fact, I have COPD, which is a bad disease that’s messing up my lungs. Cannabis […]

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Marijuana Hydroponics

How to Grow Pot: Hydroponics Systems for Marijuana Growers

In our ongoing series about how to grow pot, we briefly mentioned the many different ways to do it, including the variety of hydroponics systems.  Now we’re taking a deeper look at hydroponics systems for marijuana growers. Hydroponics systems indoors give you TOTAL CONTROL over your marijuana plants, what they “eat,” and the conditions they […]

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marijuana cloning

Five Rules For Successful Marijuana Cloning

Marijuana growers have two choices when it comes to starting new plants: grow from seed, or marijuana cloning. Nowadays, it’s easier to buy marijuana clones than ever before, especially if you’re in California, Colorado, or Washington. And marijuana clones offer advantages that growing cannabis from seed can’t offer… Growing from clones you’re sure to have […]

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Trimming & Manicuring Your Marijuana Buds

After many weeks of guiding your marijuana plants through grow and bloom phase, you’re ready to harvest. Harvesting is just the first step in a multi-step process that makes your buds ready to use and ready to market. These steps are: harvesting, trimming, manicuring, drying, and curing. Today we’re focused on harvesting, trimming, and manicuring, […]

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This is a Kali Mist flower at two weeks into bloom phase. It has about ten more weeks to go before harvest!

Growing Sativa Marijuana: Insider Strategies #2

As discussed before in this previous article,  it’s no longer accurate to describe most marijuana strains using words like Sativa or Indica because 85% of cannabis strains are hybridized combos. If you look for example on the strain descriptions for Subcool TGA seeds, they say 70-30 Sativa or some other ratio. 70-30 or 80-20 are […]

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pH Marijuana

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

Here’s something almost all cannabis growers realize: the pH of your nutrients water and root zone powerfully impacts your marijuana plants. “When you see a hydroponics garden with plant problems, you’re almost always seeing pH problems,” says Michael Straumietis, founder of hydroponics nutrients manufacturer Advanced Nutrients. “Some growers think it’s enough to measure pH with […]

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