Growing cannabis outdoors, and not safely hidden away in pristine grow room, is like being a commander in a war zone. Outside, you must defend your plants and grow site from potential attackers. Some of these attackers are humans. Others are animals. Some are diseases, some are molds and fungi. You’re also battling ambient conditions. […]
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When it comes to growing cannabis, harvesting is like the eighth inning of a hard-fought baseball game, while the ninth inning is drying, curing and storing your crops. And as in baseball, unforced errors and rookie mistakes in either of these final innings can cost you the winning game. Most growers have made at least […]
Growing cannabis in soil is seen as the most natural, simplest way to grow. But unfortunately, it’s also the most difficult way to control plant feeding. No matter if you make your own so-called super soil or buy soil from hydroponic specialists, you have to be careful about what you put into that root-zone medium. […]
When you see outdoor cannabis trees towering head and shoulders over growers, with a couple of giant plants producing more bud than a typical home grow will ever produce, you likely want to rush outdoors and get to growing under the sun. But beware: Outside, there are many marijuana attackers, eager to devour and destroy […]
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 […]
The medium you use in your cannabis root zone has a big impact on your cultivation workload and ultimate success as a grower. There’s plenty of confusion and misinformation about marijuana root-zone materials, so we’re going to clear that up by giving you just the facts. Soil Root Zone Medium Of all the choices of […]
Where I live, the cold winter is fading, the indoor grow-room season is ending, and my thoughts are increasingly turning to my next outdoor marijuana growing season. With so many outdoor growing choices and tasks, I’m left wondering where to begin. That’s a question many growers ask themselves as the outdoor cannabis season approaches, so […]
As a cannabis cultivator and consumer who’s spent much of his weed career procuring and breeding strains devoid of cannabidiol and cannabinol (better known respectively as CBD and CBN) while increasing percentages of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), I’ve long resisted the growing hype surrounding CBD medical marijuana strains. Until about seven years ago, when the medical benefits […]
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