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Northern Lights

Northern Comfort: Growing Northern Lights & Northern Lights #5 x Haze, Two Heritage Strains You’ll Love

In our continuing series on the foundational marijuana strains that every grower should cultivate at least once, we’ve introduced Afghani, skunk and haze genetics. These strains, and the landrace genetics they contain, are the basis for most of the more hybridized strains we grow today. The sourcing of original landrace genetics, and the breeding programs […]

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Marijuana Grow Room Temperatures

Understanding Marijuana Grow Room Temperatures

The temperature and humidity of your indoor grow room are BIG factors in your plants’ performance. Michael Straumietis, founder and owner of the only hydroponics nutrients company that designs and tests its products on cannabis, remembers when he visited a 20-light grow op that had inadequate air conditioning. “They needed 6000 BTUs of cooling power […]

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cannabinoids

Understanding Cannabinoids and Terpenoids, Part 1

Marijuana gets us high and has medical benefits because it contains hundreds of compounds that affect our bodies and minds. The main categories of compounds we care about are cannabinoids and terpenoids. Cannabinoids provide us the primary marijuana high, and some medical benefits. Marijuana is the only plant that produces some cannabinoid compounds. Terpenoids provide […]

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autoflowering marijuana

Autoflowering Marijuana Maximum Yield Grow Guide, Part 1

In a previous article, we gave you the top 12 autoflowering marijuana strains. In this article and follow-up articles, we’re giving you tips on understanding and growing autoflowering marijuana. (Note that some people call it “automatic marijuana.”) The first thing to know is that autoflowering marijuana was created by breeders who inserted Ruderalis cannabis genetics […]

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landrace marijuana

Why Should You Grow Landrace Marijuana Strains?

Almost all of us growing marijuana are growing hybridized strains. Hybridized marijuana strains are those with complicated genetics resulting from breeding programs that combine Sativa, Indica, Kush, and Afghanica genetics. These combinations result in hybrid strains that are often very powerful, with knockout body highs and psychedelic head highs. The cannabinoid percentages of hybrid strains, […]

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