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Growing Your Own Cannabis

Growing Your Own Cannabis

Growing your own cannabis is an exciting and rewarding experience. Whether you have a skilled green thumb or are attempting to grow for the first time, similar elements apply from seed to flower. Certain considerations are crucial to the success, or failure, of the cannabis crop and a little know-how, goes a long way to…

Techniques for Growing Cannabis

If you’re a new cannabis grower who’s serious about contributing to the medical marijuana industry and helping patients with a card have the access to high-quality strains and cannabis products, check out the following tips for the best techniques in cultivating the cannabis plant.   Indoor or Outdoor Cannabis Growing When talking about the best…

CO2 & Your Cannabis Garden

In order to compensate for plant CO2 consumption inside the greenhouse and to boost the levels to beyond outdoor ambient to create higher yield, a lot of study has gone into the benefits and risks of adding this gas to greenhouse crops. Most growers already have interest in providing more CO2 for their crops but…

Using Photoperiodism to Grow Cannabis

How does a shift in the amount of time exposed to natural light impact the growth of cannabis plants? How do you know it’s springtime? Trees bud and bees buzz, but how does your bud know it’s time to give you a buzz? When growing in the wild, plants undergo a continuous variation in their photoperiod…

Clones: Cannabis Plants Can Have MOM’s?

Selecting a female cannabis plant is the first step to finding a great mother that you can clone from. To keep a plant for “mothering“, you will want to keep the plant under 18 – 24 hours of light to keep her in a vegetative state. Most growers will use a high-efficiency T5 light to…

What is Pre-Flowering Cannabis?

Pre-flowers on cannabis will begin to show around the fourth (4th) week into vegetative growth, depending on the strain. It is around this time that you will usually be able to determine the sex of your cannabis plants. Between the fourth (4th) and sixth (6th) node, you will usually be able to find the pre-flowers…

Cannabis Vegetative Stage Growth

Cannabis plants need a minimum of 16 hours of light to stay in the vegetative state, but can provide maximum lighting time of 24 hours a day can also be used to speed their growth. As the cannabis matures, their root systems take on specialized roles. The center, older and more mature roots contain a water…

Basics of Marijuana Horticulture

The key to successfully cultivate marijuana is to understand exactly how marijuana produces food and grows. Whether grown indoors or outdoors, the requirements for cannabis growth remain the same. The necessities of cannabis are light, air, water, nutrients, a growing medium, and heat to create the necessary food to grow. Growing indoors, the requirements are the same,…

Climate for Cannabis Greenhouses & Outdoor Frames

Even the best designed and built greenhouses will lose heat through radiation, conduction, and convection through the glass, walls, roof, doors, vents, cracks and even the floor. Every greenhouse needs to have a ventilation system and circulation fans installed to produce optimal growing conditions. Small greenhouses can be heated economically with an electric space heater, propane…

Happens? Cannabis Virus Infections

When you get a cannabis virus, it enters your plant through a wound regardless if it is on the stems or leaves. Once the cannabis plants are infected with a virus, its cells will multiply the virus and make their way through the plant via their fluid distribution system eventually killing the plant. Cannabis viruses can be…

Green Algae & Powdery Mildew When Growing Cannabis

When growing cannabis, green algae is a slimy algae that needs nutrient, light and the moisture from the growing medium. Luckily, it causes very little damage but attracts other pests to eat on it and they will eventually attack the cannabis plants. You can prevent green algae by covering the growing medium to prevent light from contacting them…

Marijuana Growing & *Electrical Safety* Indoors

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Making sure that all electrical and plumbing setups are built properly is a high priority when marijuana growing. Be sure to check all outlets, fuses and electrical connections so that they are grounded, connected properly, and without blackened or melted parts. This will help prevent a fire. Be sure to always have an up-to-date, rated fire extinguishing…

How To Grow Cannabis, Like a CHAMP!

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There are many advantages to growing cannabis yourself because it puts you in control, so you can cultivate your own strains with the right nutrition. Furthermore, you can always be sure that the product which you cultivate is the highest quality possible. Growing your own marijuana has multiple advantages if you need it for medical purposes since you…

Cannabis Plant Spreaders and Stickers

Smart growers use a surfactant, surface-active substance (adjuvant), which increases foliar fertilization to be used for a cannabis plant.   Spreaders are wetting agents that reduce surface tension on leaves and prevent the beading-up of water/fertilizers to keep them from falling off of foliage. If the sprays accumulate into large drops then you will want…

Cannabis SEX – Sinsemilla Vs. SEEDED Plants Harvest

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Harvesting Cannabis – Sinsemilla Females Vs. Seeded Males Sinsemilla (Female) Cannabis Harvest Female sinsemilla flowers are fully mature after being in a 12/12 – Day/Night cycle within 6 – 12 weeks depending on which variety it is. It is around this time that your flowers have hit their peak THC production. Many of the lower branches…

SECURE *Your* Guerrilla Growing Marijuana

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Security with guerrilla growing is the number one (#1) concern. By choosing a good site, you are able to have better security by not making your garden the focal point of the area that it is located at. Gardens that are planted on public lands risk being detected by forest rangers, hikers, fishermen and other outdoor…