Michigan is considered the second largest medical marijuana market in the United States, hot on the heels of California, and is expected to soon become a $700 million industry. This year marks 10 years since medical marijuana laws were established in the state, and in July the first cannabis licenses were issued to four large […]
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Cannabis growers in Europe often labor under harsher anti-drug laws and less favorable environmental conditions than growers in the legalized states of the USA and post-prohibition Canada. And yet, our friends across the pond are breeding and growing spectacular cannabis strains. Indeed, many exceptional European varieties of cannabis are unheard of in North America, but […]
Indoor cannabis growing is the safest, most productive way to grow marijuana. It gives you total control over feeding, water quality, temperature, humidity, lighting, air movement, root zone and irrigation timing for robust crop growth. Perhaps the most basic choice an indoor grower must first make is what type of hardened enclosure the grow op […]
Growing cannabis can come with its own unique set of challenges, from dealing with pesky plant pests and problems like mildew, to purchasing new equipment that won’t raise red flags in less-than-legal states. However, if you take a look around your house and particularly in your kitchen cabinet, you might be surprised at the simple […]
When it comes to cannabis, knowledge is power. Marijuana growers benefit from having a library of grow books on hand whose pages they can leaf through for ideas, solutions and technical advice. For that reason, I’ve compiled a list of must-read, go-to books about growing and consumption of this medicinal, magical plant. Not only has […]
The Emerald Cup harvest festival and bud competition ranks with the High Times Cannabis Cup as one of the premier marijuana growing events in North America. The Emerald Cup’s official venue for the two-day annual event is now the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California. The Emerald Cup originated many years ago as an […]
When I asked the grower journalists and photographers at BigBudsMag.com who their cannabis cultivation role models are, they said: Ed Rosenthal, Jorge Cervantes, and Michael Straumietis. Straumietis is the only owner of a hydroponics nutrients company to ever publicly embrace marijuana growing and provide advice for growers. But he hasn’t yet written marijuana grow books […]
Most hydroponics marijuana growers have heard the term “bud porn.” It doesn’t refer to images showing cannabis buds and sexy, naked people. Instead, bud porn is juicy images of luscious marijuana buds dripping with THC. The marijuana world has long been fortunate that a few photographers and writers document marijuana and show us the stickiest […]
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