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cannabis growing

Jack And The Bud Stalk: Understanding Your Marijuana’s Natural Explosive Growth Patterns

Explosive growth is a term you sometimes see in marketing copy for cannabis-growing products. I define explosive growth as a sudden, positive change in observable plant performance parameters. These parameters include: Production and maturation of new leaves. Thickening of stalks and stems. Height and diameter gain. Budding site development. Early floral development. Bud height, density […]

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Image care of Steve Davis, 2018

A Light’s Tale: Next-Gen Grow Lights From EYE Hortilux

Thirty years ago, indoor cannabis grow-light options were limited. We had high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs, fluorescent bulbs, magnetic core and coil ballasts adapted from street lighting, and store-bought lighting products. None of it was designed or designated for horticulture, and certainly not for marijuana plants. These days, there are […]

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hydroponics nutrients

Hydroponics Nutrients Advice for Marijuana Growing

I started growing weed two years ago but I’m not an expert marijuana grower yet. I still encounter grow room problems I can’t figure out. I used General Hydroponics 3-part in an individual-pot ebb and flow system when I first started growing. When my pH kept shifting and my marijuana leaves had problems (shown in […]

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Marijuana Motherplants

Making the Most of Your Marijuana Motherplant, Part One

I was talking to a newbie marijuana grower who started growing in his 2000-watt home grow room in Colorado only a year ago, and when I mentioned marijuana motherplants to him, he didn’t really know what I meant. I explained that marijuana motherplants are cherished female plants kept alive in vegetative phase (grow phase) for […]

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