From the moment a cannabis seed or clone is planted in soil — or any growing medium, for that matter — its every need is taken into consideration. Temperature, CO2, light cycles, timing the water and compost — nothing is left to chance. Then, the minute those plants are harvested, each bud is handled with […]
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Lately, says cannabis farmer Barry T., the harassing phone calls are coming more frequently — an increasing bass beat of angry creditors looking to get paid. “Some days I’ll get several calls from multiple irate people,” laments the Northern California grower. “I feel bad about not being able to pay them. They did great work […]
Whether it’s oil, cotton or tomatoes, every product experiences fluctuations in price that can have dire consequences for its industry — though rarely do we see an item with as unstable a price point as the modern (legal) marijuana market. When Westword first covered the legal sale of recreational marijuana in Denver back in 2014, […]
Growing marijuana outdoors gives bigger yields when you trim and shape your plants during the first weeks of summer. Your outdoor cannabis plants should be at least 3-4 feet tall by June 27. Using clean, sharp pruning tools, remove all branches and sucker shoots within 1-2 feet of the ground. Next…find branches deep in the […]
After many weeks of guiding your marijuana plants through grow and bloom phase, you’re ready to harvest. Harvesting is just the first step in a multi-step process that makes your buds ready to use and ready to market. These steps are: harvesting, trimming, manicuring, drying, and curing. Today we’re focused on harvesting, trimming, and manicuring, […]
One of the most draining parts of your grow is the harvest, mainly because so much trimming is involved. You can shorten the process by using a trimming machine, but no machine can match a good pair of scissors and a person with patience who knows what they are doing. For those who still belong […]
If you let your marijuana plants grow the way they want to, they’ll most often end up looking like a Christmas tree. When you grow outdoors or indoors if you have lots of side lighting and/or light penetration, the Christmas tree shape isn’t so bad. But in most cases you can get more total bud […]
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