Full disclosure: I’m a cannabis nerd. I geek out over every element of cultivation, from the science of growing to how the ways in which you cultivate particular strains can produce such diverse and staggering effects. And it’s through my own independent plant science research into how environmental and crop inputs affect the production of […]
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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. […]
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 […]
Good news, fellow cannabis enthusiasts! 420 Day — our famous, favorite and fabulous celebration of all things cannabis — just so happens to coincide with the same week as National Banana Day on April 18, making it a perfect time to pay tribute to this yummy fruit as well as all the at-home canna-bakers who […]
Millions of years ago, organic materials piled up to become part of the earth’s crust and topsoil. Some of those materials became coal and oil. But others became rare materials known as humic and fulvic acid, which today you can use to supercharge your high-value plants! The humic acid story starts eons ago in bogs, […]
Yesterday I entered my bloom-phase grow room and was met with a dreaded sight. Dotted before me like rebellious agitators were several hermaphrodite flowers popping up on my cannabis plants, which had been grown from a feminized seed of the same strain. A hermaphrodite flower is one that has both staminate (male) and pistillate (female) […]
Your marijuana plants need 18 essential nutrient elements or they won’t thrive, let alone survive. Through their roots they intake oxygen and water, and carbon dioxide from the air. Your cannabis also needs light energy that provides the intensity and appropriate wavelengths to grow big and healthy. However, there are 14 lesser-known fertilizer elements your […]
Even though I grow and use marijuana recreationally, it was only after a road accident left me hospitalized in severe pain that I fully appreciated the usefulness of medical marijuana. At the same time, I also learned about the medical industry’s prejudice against marijuana, and its harmful reliance on dangerous pharmaceuticals. The anti-marijuana prejudice was […]
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