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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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Jack And The Bud Stalk: Understanding Your Marijuana’s Natural Explosive Growth Patterns

Explosive growth is a term you sometimes see in marketing copy for cannabis-growing products. I define explosive growth as a sudden, positive change in observable plant performance parameters. These parameters include: Production and maturation of new leaves. Thickening of stalks and stems. Height and diameter gain. Budding site development. Early floral development. Bud height, density […]

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Grow Better, Know Better: What Is Explosive Growth And How Do You Get It For Your Cannabis Grow Op?

I remember an advertisement from a hydroponics nutrients company, saying its products create “explosive growth” and bigger yields. I knew what bigger yields meant — larger harvest weight with more resin glands per gram of bud. But the “explosive growth” phrase didn’t make much sense to me. I was sure it didn’t mean the plants […]

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The Ghost Of The Christmas Tree Outdoor Marijuana Farm

In a remote valley of Northern California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, at an altitude of around 4000 feet, my friend Greg had a Christmas tree and marijuana farm. Having grown up in the region, he’d carefully selected the valley and the farm’s location after hiking a good chunk of the mountain range since he was […]

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Swimming In The Sea Of Green: High-Density Marijuana Growing

Many cannabis growers believe the screen of green (SCROG) and sea of green (SOG) marijuana growing techniques are pretty much the same thing. We’ve given you the most complete series explaining every facet of SCROG marijuana growing, including: The advantages and disadvantages of scrogging The ideal root zone, feeding and lighting for SCROG plants How […]

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