Coco coir is a popular root-zone media for cannabis cultivation that, if not correctly applied, can cause problems for your crop, including harming growth rate, potency, yield — and your bank balance. But if you master the following coco coir facts and hints, you’ll be well on your way to growing high yielding, potent plants […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Rest assure, novice growers. Cloning isn’t as challenging as you might think it to be. That’s the message Danny Sloat, grow expert and founder of cannabis cultivator AlpinStash, wants to get across. For the uninitiated, cloning is when you take a clipping off a mother plant and root it. The clone — or cutting as […]
Your marijuana plants breathe out oxygen through their leaves, while intaking oxygen from their root zone. But many cannabis growers aren’t providing enough root zone dissolved oxygen. Their plants’ roots are suffocating and drowning. Root zone problems that diminish dissolved oxygen availability include: Soil, coco coir, or soilless mixes that are too dense without enough […]
Marijuana growers hate spider mites, broad mites, thrips, aphids, whiteflies, scale, fungus gnats, gray mold, and other attackers that harm or kill marijuana plants. We’re giving you information about protecting your marijuana grow room to block these attackers. In our previous article, we gave strategies for armoring grow rooms so attackers can’t get in. I […]
We’ve already published two articles about soil for marijuana growing and this is the third. In the previous articles we covered: Sourcing soil that’s properly made, clean, free of sticks, excess filler, stones, pests, and diseases. Adding 5-15% extra coarse perlite to soil for marijuana growing because almost all commercial soils are too dense. Finding […]
Managing the use of soil for marijuana growing is challenging but we’re giving you the info you need so you get it right. In our first article in this series, we gave you valuable information about choosing a brand of soil for marijuana growing, examining soil before you buy it, and adding perlite. Today we’re […]
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