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Flushlight: The Super-Cannabis Crop-Boosting Feeding, Lighting, Flushing Program To Increase Cannabinoids And Terpenoids

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 […]

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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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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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Bigger Harvests & More Potent Buds With Double-Ended Grow Lights

Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]

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How to Grow Pot: T-5 and LED Grow Lights

In our previous article on indoor marijuana grow lights, we focused on the most popular type: high intensity discharge (HID). There are three other types worth using, and today’s article focuses on two of them. The first type we’re discussing is T-5 high-output fluorescent. Growers who have tiny grow spaces or are unable to process […]

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How to Germinate Marijuana Seeds the Easy Way

There are many opinions about how to germinate marijuana seeds. Some people advocate putting cannabis seeds in between two wet paper towels. Others say put them in a glass of water. Such methods force you to handle your seeds when they’ve just sprouted. The seeds have to be carefully plucked from the paper towels or […]

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