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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. Other 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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LED Grow Lights Better than HID for Marijuana!

I started using LED grow lights early in 2016 after reading about them on BigBudsMag.com. My previous hydroponics lighting equipment had been two 1000-watt HID bulbs with reflectors and ballasts. This equipment produced an average three pounds per harvest. My lights weren’t in cooled hoods so I had an LG split air conditioner that cost […]

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Marijuana Flowering Phase Success Secrets

Marijuana flowering phase is the payoff phase for growers, and we’re giving you success secrets so you get bigger, more potent buds. Here we go… Control Temperature & Humidity: Lights-on grow room temperatures above 74F in grow rooms without added C02, and above 83F in grow rooms with added C02, make buds airy and poorly-formed. […]

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Get Yourself the Best Marijuana Grow Lights

High Intensity Discharge (HID) marijuana grow lights are still the primary grow light category used by serious home marijuana growers and professional growers worldwide. Cannabis cultivators use LEDs, fluorescent, CFL, light-emitting ceramic, or plasma lighting because they cut down on heat and on watts burned. But HID metal halide and high pressure sodium marijuana grow […]

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Marijuana Growers Want Better Hydroponics Stores

Other than potent cannabis genetics and a safe, environmentally-controlled place to grow marijuana, the most important thing marijuana growers need nearby is a good hydroponics store. I’ve grown marijuana in several states… some where it’s legal, some where it’s not. When I had a quality hydroponics store nearby, it was a big benefit to my […]

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Is Your Marijuana Grow Room Trying to Kill You?

My marijuana grow room is my man cave, my favorite place in the house, a place of high oxygen, beautiful light, and kind marijuana scents. But it’s also a dangerous place. In fact, there are times my marijuana grow room seems like it wants to kill me. One team of assassins comes in the form […]

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Guide to Hydroponics High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs for Marijuana Plants, Part 1

Serious indoor marijuana growers almost exclusively rely on hydroponics high-intensity discharge (HID) lights for their full-size marijuana gardens. But marijuana growers are concerned about quality and performance issues with hydroponics ballasts and bulbs, so our BigBudsMag.com cannabis grower team put together this guide to HID bulbs so you get the most and best light for […]

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