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Bigger Harvests & More Potent Buds With Double-Ended Grow Lights

Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]

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The Light Stuff: Best Grow Lights & Hydroponics Nutrients for Your SCROG Marijuana Plants

In our ongoing series of articles on the screen of green marijuana growing technique, more commonly known as SCROG, we’ve seen that scrogging involves painstakingly pruning and bending plants in ways that temporarily damage and stress them out. Growers recognize that SCROG plants need quality nutrition delivered efficiently, plus bountiful amounts of horticultural lighting if […]

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How to Grow Pot: T-5 and LED Grow Lights

In our previous article on indoor marijuana grow lights, we focused on the most popular type: high intensity discharge (HID). There are three other types worth using, and today’s article focuses on two of them. The first type we’re discussing is T-5 high-output fluorescent. Growers who have tiny grow spaces or are unable to process […]

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Getting Rid of Grow Room Marijuana Smell Enhances Your Security

Marijuana smell indicates bud potency, plant health, and cannabinoid profiles. It’s also a big security risk. Police officers, neighbors who nark, and rippers seek to detect marijuana smell. The words “I detected the odor of marijuana” spoken by a police officer and recorded in a search warrant are frequently seen. And if you’re growing particularly […]

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Understanding Cannabinoids and Terpenoids, Part 1

Marijuana gets us high and has medical benefits because it contains hundreds of compounds that affect our bodies and minds. The main categories of compounds we care about are cannabinoids and terpenoids. Cannabinoids provide us the primary marijuana high, and some medical benefits. Marijuana is the only plant that produces some cannabinoid compounds. Terpenoids provide […]

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Marijuana Growers Abandon Gavita for Light Emitting Ceramic & Double-Ended (DE) Bulbs in One Sunlight Supply Grow Light

As soon as the BigBudsMag.com grow team heard that corporate criminal drug war corporation Scotts Miracle-Gro bought 75% of Dutch lighting giant Gavita, we agreed to divest ourselves of our Gavita double-ended (DE) bulbs, digital ballasts, reflectors, and other Gavita equipment. We also agreed to never again spend any money on Gavita equipment. This is […]

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Marijuana Grow Lights Hurt Your Eyes!

After 15 years of growing marijuana mostly indoors under High Intensity Discharge (HID) lights, I noticed I had eye problems. I was seeing flashes of light, spots, losing ability to read small print (even with reading glasses), seeing halos around lights at night. My eyesight changed day by day. Sometimes better, sometimes worse. But it […]

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