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The Most Common Problems With Hydroponic Nutrients And Soil Growing, And How Best To Remedy Them

I constantly hear from my cannabis grower community about their trials and tribulations when it comes to problem products, and so I want to share these issues to help the rest of us best avoid our own grow op failures. Many growers use inferior hydroponic nutrients, the result being diminished yield and potency. Inferior nutrients […]

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Spent cans of cyanide-based pesticide Zyklon B, used by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland. Zyklon B was manufactured by IG Farben.

A Roundhouse Kick To Roundup: Cannabis Community Backs Groundskeeper Who Took On Scotts And Won

Cannabis cultivators have long been concerned by agrochemical corporation Monsanto, not least of all because of its business partnership with lawn care company Scotts Miracle-Gro. And when San Francisco jurors last Friday ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper and pest control manager Dewayne Johnson, cannabis growers and environmentalists everywhere […]

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Coco coir can be processed and compressed into small discs for planting and watering.

Coco Loco: Five Facts About Cultivating Cannabis In Coco Coir

Coco coir is a popular root-zone media for cannabis cultivation that, if not correctly applied, can cause problems for your crop, including harming growth rate, potency, yield — and your bank balance. But if you master the following coco coir facts and hints, you’ll be well on your way to growing high yielding, potent plants […]

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Monopoly Control: Scotts Miracle-Gro Bought Hydroponics Supplier Sunlight Supply — And That’s Troubling. Here’s Why

In a move that’s generating intense alarm among hydroponics retailers and the cannabis grower community, Scotts Miracle-Gro is in the process of buying Sunlight Supply, the hydroponics distributor with a majority North American control of wholesale-supply grow lights, hydroponics nutrients, and gardening supplies. Scotts is reportedly shelling out $450 million for the acquisition of Sunlight […]

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