Do you ever get to the end of a cannabis growing season and feel disappointed, if not outright angry or heartbroken, about the outcome? I’d guess that all of us growing marijuana know how it feels to work hard for your plants every day, follow all the rules of professional cannabis cultivation, use the best […]
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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 […]
At one time or another, most cannabis growers make mistakes in their grow op that cost them both time and money. So, let’s unpack these too-common errors and see how best to avoid them. 1. Sudden Big Changes To Your Growing Methods & Materials I used to grow in a rockwool drip irrigation system and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
You might think that drooping leaves means that your plants are thirsty and aren’t getting enough water — but giving them more H2O might actually be doing more harm than good. Much like feeding, the right balance of watering volume and frequency is crucial for healthy plants, especially with young cannabis seedlings. While many growers […]
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