As a long time “illegal” cannabis enthusiast and self-treated medical marijuana patient from the Mormon stronghold of Utah, I was recently able to fulfill one of my lifelong bucket-list items: I made my first visit to a recreational dispensary. On the one hand, finally popping my dispensary cherry was a dream come true. But on […]
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Harvest represents the period of time when I consume the most cannabis. It’s an occupational hazard, because I need to test and grade the taste, cure, purity and high my new buds will provide me and my customers. This grading also helps me price my buds accurately, evaluate my cannabis strains, and detect cultivation problems […]
After harvesting, your cannabis growing season doesn’t end there. Next, you must manicure your buds. There’s an art and science to trimming buds that you can only master through experience and education. One choice you have at the outset of bud manicuring is to choose between dry and wet trim. Dry trim is when you’re […]
Have you noticed strain names slowly disappearing from labels on the dispensary shelves? If you haven’t, you better believe there’s a new movement afoot. It’s a shift to decommission genetic lineage from product packaging, transforming your favorite strains from their usual indica, sativa, hybrid classifications into more horticulturally ambiguous consumer products. Forget Sour Diesel and […]
Ready for a high weekend in California’s high desert where you can experience mountains of shatter, wax, budder, rosin, oils and other cannabis concentrates, buy beautiful glass, cannabinoid extraction equipment, and dab rigs, and infuse your entire being with THC?!? Then head to the Chalice Festival at San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville, California. The […]
Bubblehash is a nearly-pure resin gland cannabis concentrate made using icewater instead of solvents. You make it by placing marijuana in iced water and “washing” the cannabis to gather cannabinoid-laden resin glands. When you use iced water to make hashish, you’re using temperature, stirring, and wet sifting to isolate the resin glands. There’s no butane, […]
After reading a BigBudsMag.com article about how to make rosin and why rosin is getting to be more popular than BHO, I decided to try it myself. It only took me an hour to figure out how to do it. So here’s how to make rosin the easy way: Buy a reliable rosin press. I […]
Here are the merry marijuana Christmas gifts you and your plants will love… The latest craze in marijuana concentrates is “dry sift.” Pure, solventless, tasty, potent, easy to make when you have a bubblebox or a less-expensive sifting box that has screens and an enclosure. When you’ve got your dry sift hashish, what do you […]
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