Here’s something almost all cannabis growers realize: the pH of your nutrients water and root zone powerfully impacts your marijuana plants. “When you see a hydroponics garden with plant problems, you’re almost always seeing pH problems,” says Michael Straumietis, founder of hydroponics nutrients manufacturer Advanced Nutrients. “Some growers think it’s enough to measure pH with […]
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In our ongoing series to help you grow better and more marijuana, our expert growers answer your questions… Dear BigBudsMag: This is my sixth cannabis grow and my fan leaves and other big leaves are turning yellow from the center outward. This is happening from seedling up through vegetation. The nutrient mixture I am using […]
As we’ve been examining how viruses such as Tobacco Mosaic Virus attack marijuana, and hearing from growers that viruses are an increasing problem in the marijuana community, we’re going in for a deeper look. One big reason is, a lot of growers think they have nutrients or grow room environment problems, but in some cases […]
Over and over again my friends and I argue about hydroponics versus soil for growing marijuana. And newbie marijuana growers (whose ranks are, pun intended, growing fast due to marijuana legalization in some places), especially need to understand the big differences between growing in soil and growing hydroponically. So let’s take a look at the […]
I manage a busy hydroponics store in California, one of the main states where marijuana growing is a big money enterprise and marijuana growers always ask me which hydroponics nutrients and organic fertilizers are best. I tell them stick with the “Big Four” hydroponics nutrients manufacturers. In order of quality, productivity, and effectiveness, the Big Four […]
My marijuana grow buddy RMC called me in the middle of the night and I could tell from his voice he’d had a marijuana growing disaster. The air conditioning for his 8,000-watt HID grow room failed for at least 42 hours, and his cannabis plants were toast due to high temperatures. His panic and depression […]
I was growing two strains of marijuana on a tight time schedule because I knew in advance I had to temporarily shut down my hydroponics grow room and go live somewhere else about five months after I started these plants from seed. This meant I had to have the cannabis plants harvested, and the buds […]
I used to rely on High Times Magazine, and marijuana grow books, for advice about growing weed. But that was before I discovered the Internet is the fastest, easiest way to get marijuana growing information. Like, I was looking right here on BigBudsMag.com, and saw a banner advertisement for a website called “Growers Underground.” “Join […]
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