Cannabis Cultivation & Water Conservation

Cannabis Cultivation & Water Conservation

Cannabis Cultivation: Water Efficiency and Regulations First and foremost, it is important to know if you are complying with all regulations regarding water use for growing commercial cannabis. As water scarcity increases globally, many agricultural-based businesses like cannabis cultivators seek ways to conserve water. Commercial agriculture uses approximately 80% of the state’s ‘developed water,’ or water…

Using Photoperiodism to Grow Cannabis

Using Photoperiodism to Grow Cannabis

Grow Cannabis Like Mother Nature 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…

What is Pre-Flowering Cannabis?

Pre-Flowering Your Cannabis Plants 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…

What is Pre-Flowering Cannabis?

What is Pre-Flowering Cannabis?

Pre-Flowering Your Cannabis Plants 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…

Basics of Marijuana Horticulture

Basics of Marijuana Horticulture

Starting Off w/ 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,…

Direct Cannabis Seed Germination Technique

Direct Cannabis Seed Germination Technique

Master Germinating Cannabis Seeds Sowing (direct seed) a seed into a soil growing medium is commonly used and in this method, we’re about to explain you will plant the seed about 0.25 – 0.50 inches into a soil container. Make sure to have a container that is large enough for the seed to sprout and grow…

Cannabis Genetics

Cannabis Genetics

Inbred Line/Pure Line & Cannabis Genetics An inbred line (IBL) is a seed lot and cannabis genetics that has been bred for generations selecting repeatedly for specific traits to the point that each generation of the plant will have the same traits as the generations before. These are said to be true breeds for these…

Bug POOP (Sooty Mold) & Cannabis Growing

Bug POOP (Sooty Mold) & Cannabis Growing

Sooty Mold Issues When Cannabis Growing When cannabis growing you may encounter “sooty mold” is a black mold and surface fungus that is produced from bugs, such as aphids, mealy bugs, scale, white-flies, etc. that excrete sticky honeydew. Sooty mold is a problem only with indoor gardens when honeydew is present. Plants that are infected with…

Green Algae & Powdery Mildew When Growing Cannabis

Green Algae & Powdery Mildew When Growing Cannabis

Green Algae w/ 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…

Marijuana Growing & *Electrical Safety* Indoors

Marijuana Growing & *Electrical Safety* Indoors

Electrical Safety When Marijuana Growing 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…

Root Rot Treatment for Cannabis Growing

Root Rot Treatment for Cannabis Growing

Problems w/ Root Rot & Cannabis Growing Root rot causes plants to go from healthy white roots to light brown roots when you have cannabis growing. As root rot progresses, they will turn darker until they die off. Root rot causes leaf chlorosis followed by wilting leave and slowed plant growth when you are growing cannabis. It…

Possible Cannabis Fertilizers & Additives

Possible Cannabis Fertilizers & Additives

FOOD Or NOT -> To-Eat’s For Cannabis Colchicine Colchicine is a natural alkaloid that is prepared from dried corn and is not advised to use, as it very toxic to plants. It causes mutations in cannabis plants and produces no change in cannabinoid levels. Cytokinins Cytokinins are plant hormones that are derived from the purine…