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Hydroponics reservoirs

Hydroponics Reservoir Success Secrets For Marijuana Growers

The hydroponics reservoir is a very important but often neglected piece of equipment used by marijuana growers. It’s “just a container,” some marijuana growers say, but it’s the container that holds two of the essential things your marijuana plants need: water and nutrients. A lot can go wrong with hydroponics reservoirs. One hidden thing is […]

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Marijuana carbohydrates boost growth

Marijuana Carbohydrates Boost Growth, Root Function, Bud Size, & THC

Why do some marijuana growers give molasses or hydroponics carbohydrates products like Bud Candy to their marijuana plants? The answer is that added carbohydrates fuel healthier, higher-yielding cannabis plants. Here’s how it works… Marijuana plants use photosynthesis to create carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the primary internal energy source for marijuana plants. But being an energy source […]

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Transplant Marijuana Plants

How, When & Why to Transplant Marijuana Plants, Part 3

We’ve had two previous articles on how, when, and why to transplant marijuana plants, and this is the final article. Transplanting is a time when damage or benefits can occur for your cannabis plants and especially their roots. Damage can happen if you pull your marijuana plants out of their container by yanking on the […]

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Transplant Marijuana Plants

How, Why, & When to Transplant Marijuana Plants, Part 2

In our previous article on how, why, and when you transplant marijuana plants, we learned that if you’re doing container growing rather than pure hydroponics growing (deep water culture, etc.), you need to transplant marijuana plants at least twice if not more during a complete crop cycle. We also mentioned that you want to keep […]

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Transplanting Marijuana

How, When & Why to Transplant Marijuana Plants, Part 1

How, why, and when should you transplant marijuana plants? If you’re growing marijuana in containers using soil, soilless mix, coco coir or similar materials (as compared to growing in deep water culture, aeroponics, rockwool slabs), transplanting marijuana is an essential skill. Most marijuana growers put their seedlings or clones in small cups or pots to […]

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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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