When it comes to lighting up cannabis crops, high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide, and high pressure sodium bulbs, ballasts, and reflectors, have long been the go-to grow-light tech for grow ops. But there’s a sprouting consensus that LED grow lights are where it’s at when it comes to successful cannabis cultivation. If you tried […]
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One of the basic decisions you’ll make as a cannabis grower is whether to cultivate one strain, or multiple strains together at the same time. Ultimately, your decision will be based on whether you grow from seeds, clones, feminized seeds or non-feminized seeds. Especially in licensed commercial grow ops, growers want plants that are uniform […]
Full disclosure: I’m a cannabis nerd. I geek out over every element of cultivation, from the science of growing to how the ways in which you cultivate particular strains can produce such diverse and staggering effects. And it’s through my own independent plant science research into how environmental and crop inputs affect the production of […]
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 […]
Being a good neighbor is something everyone should strive for, whether a cannabis grower or not. But of course, when you’re growing cannabis, being a considerate and likable neighbor behooves you even more. If your grow is legal, you want to make a good impression for the sake of the industry. And if your grow […]
Imagine a picturesque cannabis grow site set along a bucolic creek. The cannabis is grown indoors, but employees can enjoy the creek on their breaks on hot days. Unfortunately, they may not want to. Because instead of disposing of their wastewater properly, the owners of the cannabis farm have decided to dump it directly onto […]
It’s early August 2018, and a startlingly unprecedented percentage of our world is on fire, baking in record-breaking heat, or suffering through drought. Hundreds of thousands of California acres are on fire, with thousands of structures burned to the ground in the past four weeks alone. Officially, there are 15 major fires tearing through the […]
Several years ago, I was confused and frustrated by claims and counterclaims about which brand of hydroponic nutrients would grow me the biggest, stickiest buds. I’d inquired about nutrients at hydroponics stores and cannabis expos, talked to other pot growers in person and on internet cultivation forums, and read and reread the likes of High […]
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