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hydroponic nutrients

The Most Common Problems With Hydroponic Nutrients And Soil Growing, And How Best To Remedy Them

I constantly hear from my cannabis grower community about their trials and tribulations when it comes to problem products, and so I want to share these issues to help the rest of us best avoid our own grow op failures. Many growers use inferior hydroponic nutrients, the result being diminished yield and potency. Inferior nutrients […]

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Coco coir can be processed and compressed into small discs for planting and watering.

Coco Loco: Five Facts About Cultivating Cannabis In Coco Coir

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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marijuana plants

Your Marijuana Plants Crave Root Zone Dissolved Oxygen

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 […]

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marijuana grow room

Stopping Mites, Gray Mold, Powdery Mildew, Thrips & Other Marijuana Grow Room Attackers, Part 2

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 […]

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soil for marijuana growing

Soil for Marijuana Growing Success, Part 3

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 […]

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