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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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The History, Grow And Effects Of Heritage Marijuana Strains Power Plant, Hash Plant & Night Queen

In our continuing series on heritage marijuana strains every grower should try to cultivate at least once, we’ve shown you how to grow Northern Lights, Neville’s Haze, Afghani #1 and Skunk #1. Today we’re looking at three more strains that were ubiquitous in grow rooms worldwide and in Dutch marijuana coffee shops during the 1980s […]

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Beyond Indica Vs. Sativa: Customizing Your Cannabis High With The Right Terpenes

When planning a cannabis experience, typically the most common question asked is, “Indica or sativa?” And though deciding between the two can be beneficial in a vague, get-in-and-get-out sort of way, a truly customized cannabis experience will require the consideration of another important component in cannabis: terpenes. Terpenes are the fragrant oils produced in the […]

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MJBizCon 2017: The Scene, The Science And All The Stuff

As the doors of the Las Vegas Convention Center opened for MJBizCon 2017, the monthslong drum roll for the cannabis industry’s largest-ever trade show came to a deafening head. Growers, investors and a variety of service providers swarmed the exhibit hall, creating traffic jams through the maze of more than 650 exhibits. We had conveyed […]

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Comparing Marijuana Strains Grown From Seed

What helps you make valid comparisons so you find the marijuana strains you like the most? I’ve completed an indoor grow that had three strains from commercial cannabis seeds made by major breeders. The seeds came from the same seed retailer and were purchased at the same time. They were all sprouted in rockwool cubes, […]

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