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Bayer Monsanto Scotts Miracle-Gro

Proxy For Poison: Substitute Products To Use Instead Of Monsanto, Bayer And Scotts Miracle-Gro

When it first came to light that Scotts Miracle-Gro and Monsanto were selling products that harm people, pets and the environment, and how Monsanto’s parent company Bayer also has a sordid, shameful history, I vowed to never buy products from those companies ever again. More people are frequently acknowledging that a powerful way to force […]

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hydroponic nutrients

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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Roundup

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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cannabis water

On The Waterfront: Top Tips For Watering And Feeding Your Cannabis

All plants need water, that’s an undeniable fact. However, cannabis plants give you their best performance when not just watered, but hydrated with pure water containing nutrients delivered in the correct amounts at the correct times and via the most apt watering methods. While I’ve been growing cannabis for years, I’m still aware of how […]

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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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