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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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Cold Weather Marijuana Growing Tips

Cold Weather Marijuana Growing Tips

Cold weather marijuana growing is popular because grow room heat is an asset in the winter rather than a liability. But sometimes winter cold weather marijuana growing can be a grow room disaster. For example, I read on BigBudsMag.com about a marijuana grower in Michigan who struggled through an ice storm that knocked out electricity […]

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autoflowering marijuana

Best Lighting for Autoflowering Marijuana

In our series on autoflowering marijuana, we’ve explained the difference between autoflowering and photoperiod cannabis, and pointed out that some autoflowering strains can equal the potency and yields delivered by photoperiod cannabis. We also shared with you the dozen best autoflowering marijuana strains. One convenient thing about autoflowering marijuana is you don’t have to switch […]

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Marijuana Growers Abandon Gavita for Light Emitting Ceramic & Double-Ended (DE) Bulbs in One Sunlight Supply Grow Light

As soon as the BigBudsMag.com grow team heard that corporate criminal drug war corporation Scotts Miracle-Gro bought 75% of Dutch lighting giant Gavita, we agreed to divest ourselves of our Gavita double-ended (DE) bulbs, digital ballasts, reflectors, and other Gavita equipment. We also agreed to never again spend any money on Gavita equipment. This is […]

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LED grow lights

Growing Marijuana Using LED Grow Lights

After I read the BigBudsMag.com article about Lush LED grow lights for marijuana, I bought their Dominator XL. It cost about $750 more than if I’d bought a reflector, ballast, and bulbs to run an HID grow light that would give me the same coverage area. But I calculated the savings in electricity, bulb wear-out, […]

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