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LED grow lights

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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Marijuana Hydroponics Roots

Supercharge Your Marijuana Roots

In our previous article on marijuana roots, we learned that roots store carbohydrates that plants use for energy to power photosynthesis. Many of us have been taught that the only things cannabis roots do other than anchor our plants is to transfer water and nutrients up from the root zone into the plants. The cool […]

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Marijuana Roots

Marijuana Roots: The Untold Story

What do you do with the stalk and root ball of your marijuana plants after harvest? I do a post-mortem—a focused post-harvest inspection of the root ball—to see how dense, branched, healthy, and vibrant the roots are. I want to see cannabis roots that look like the photo accompanying this article: white, dense, thick. Because […]

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