This is the third article in our series on marijuana motherplants. In our first two articles, we learned motherplants are valuable to many marijuana growers because they allow you to take many generations of clones from favorite female genetics. And that motherplants have to be specially lit and cared for due to their tendency to […]
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All of us who grow marijuana pay most attention to the development of buds in bloom phase. And that’s how it’s always been presented: bloom phase. One grow phase, one bloom phase. But the reality of marijuana flowering is different than that, and when you understand the four-phase secret, you use it to push your […]
In our first of this two-part series on purple marijuana strains, we noted that purpling comes from a combination of environmental factors and/or plant genetics. Purple colors on a cannabis plant can indicate nutrients, lighting, or grow op environment problems. Read here for more information on that. Or, purple cannabis strains come from genetic traits […]
Editor’s Note: This post was originally written in April, 2014 and has been updated for accuracy, comprehensiveness and timeliness. Imagine growing monster marijuana plants so sturdy, productive and vigorous that you harvest branch-bending, gooey buds loaded with delectable scent, taste, cannabinoids and terpenoids. What do you need so you can grow such monster marijuana plants? […]
When you grow marijuana, especially if you’re using hydroponics nutrients in pure hydroponics systems, your plants are taking in “nutrients salts.” You might also be doing foliar sprays containing supplements, or even pest control compounds. These stay on your crops unless you wash them off. I make sure that I never use pesticides like Avid […]
I was growing two strains of marijuana on a tight time schedule because I knew in advance I had to temporarily shut down my hydroponics grow room and go live somewhere else about five months after I started these plants from seed. This meant I had to have the cannabis plants harvested, and the buds […]
When you catch marijuana growing fever, you find yourself increasingly aware of how much you don’t know, and how much you want to know, about growing marijuana. What started out for me as a not-so-serious first-time grow experiment with a clone that turned out to be a seedling quickly made me more enthusiastic about growing […]
It took me a long time to understand how marijuana plants intake nutrition, and what that means for how I do things as a marijuana grower. My early beginner marijuana grower mistake was believing the only things marijuana plants “eat” are water and the nutritional elements you see on fertilizer labels, or that are present […]
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