Growing cannabis comes part and parcel with several occupational hazards — and being raided by police is perhaps one of the worst hazards among them. The good news is that, due to sweeping legislation of the cannabis industry, most growers are unlikely to experience a police raid. Of the approximately 100 growers I know, only […]
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I lived in a state where I can legally grow cannabis — yet I moved to a state where I could be sent to prison for growing even one marijuana plant. In making such a move, I gave up my home, two customized grow rooms, cities I was familiar with, and loyal cannabis customers who […]
Anti-cannabis crusaders have long spewed bizarre rants against weed and its efficacy as a medicine, but the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) took slagging to a whole new level when it released an intelligence report, likening marijuana grow houses to “the new meth houses.” The DEA’s dire warnings two years ago about the alleged dangers of […]
I’ll admit it: I’m one of those “big-time” black-market cannabis growers the federal government has warned you about and would love to see locked up in prison. But you know what? They’ll never catch me. I’ve been in the marijuana game for 21 years, producing the finest commercially grown weed in the world, and have […]
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 […]
Transplanting and repotting cannabis is important for keeping your plants happy and healthy as they grow. When repotting and transplanting is carried out at the right time in the right way, it promotes abundant root growth and plant health, which contributes to overall growth rate, structural stability, maturation and yield. On the other hand, when […]
How do you determine which fertilizers, grow lights, hydroponics supplements, cultivation procedures, and supplies are best for your cannabis growing endeavors? The most reliable way to find out which is best is by conducting controlled experiments. So, what exactly is a controlled experiment? It’s a testing method in which you change one variable while leaving […]
Many years ago, when I lived as a happy hippie in an Oregon cultivation community, I went through my “it has to be organic” phase. It was a requirement in our cadre that, along with being vegan, driving a VW van, sporting dreads, a threadbare Bob Marley T-shirt, and lots of unruly body hair, that […]
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