How to germinate cannabis seeds
22 October 2019
How to germinate cannabis seeds
Germination is the first step of growing any cannabis plant. Cannabis seeds are small in size and have a light to dark brown hard outer layer. When put in enough moisture and darkness, they crack open and let out the first of what will become a fruitful plant.
low stress training
13 February 2020
Low Stress Training (LST) vs High Stress Training (HST)
Training your cannabis plants is important because it can dramatically increase the yield and quality of your crop. Low stress training (LST) and high stress training (HST) techniques can help achieve this through minimal monetary investment and a little extra time. LST involves bending your plants into a desired shape, and HST methods are based on intentionally wounding the cannabis plant.
how much light is too much for cannabis
6 February 2020
Cannabis Light Stress And Light Burn
Experiencing cannabis light burn can be very stressful – especially if it’s your first time going through it. However, with the right precautions and growing know-how, it’s possible to bounce back from even the worst light stress! Let’s learn how to do it.
Male marijuana plants
11 February 2020
Male Marijuana Plants: What Can You Do With Them?
The first thing you probably learned as a cannabis grower is how to identify and toss male marijuana plants to prevent them from ‘accidentally’ pollinating your precious females. However, did you know that male marijuana plants can be just as useful as their female counterparts? In this article, we will show you how you can put those males to work!
Hermaphrodite marijuana
30 January 2020
Hermaphrodite Cannabis Plants
In both the animal and plant kingdom, hermaphroditic organisms elicit a lot of interest. Luckily, this is an area that has been widely studied, thus availing us with a wealth of knowledge. The existence of both male and female features in plants and animals, also known as hermaphroditism, is mainly a natural occurrence. Although considered rare among humans and other animals, this is rather common in plants. In some cases, plants depend entirely on hermaphroditism in order to grow, thrive and spread within a given environment. It is paramount that you identify and remove hermaphrodite plants from your cannabis crop to avoid pollination that could cause your whole crop of female plants to start forming seeds, significantly lowering the quality of your harvest. In the discussion that follows, we explore these phenomena in detail to understand its overall effect on the cannabis plant.
fimming vs topping
4 February 2020
Topping Vs. FIMming
Topping vs. FIMming cannabis plants – the age-old debate. Both are high-stress training methods that can drastically improve the quality and quantity of your harvest. By sacrificing a part of the plant early in its life, one can get a greater number of tops and therefore more colas – but how does this work? Which is the better method for training your plants? Read on to learn about the pros and cons of each method and their suitability for various growers.
Male Vs. Female Cannabis
29 January 2020
Male Vs. Female Cannabis: How To Identify The Sex Of Your Plant
When cannabis plants are pollinated in nature, they can produce male or female seeds, called regular seeds. In nature, as in most species, the split is about 50% - 50% between the two sexes. Here is how to tell the difference between male and female cannabis and how to tell if marijuana seeds themselves are male or female. In this article, you’ll also learn how to get a female weed plant.
The best time to harvest
16 January 2020
When Is The Best Time To Harvest Your Cannabis Plants?
Harvesting your cannabis plants is a culmination of months-long growing efforts. Timing it right is crucial as it ensures that flavors, effects, and the overall quality of cannabis buds will be just as you expected. In fact, early or late harvesting can put into question all of your hopes and expectations from your crop. To help you harvest your plants in the correct timeframe, we have put together all of our harvesting know-hows to guide you to the best growing results and allow you to enjoy cannabis cultivation.
cannabis trichomes
28 January 2020
What Are Cannabis Trichomes?
Cannabis is an extremely complex plant. If you’ve ever taken a closer look at the plant itself, you’ve likely noticed a bunch of tiny, glistening crystals that cover the buds and leaves like a blanket. They’re what’s known as trichomes, and they play a very important role in cannabis composition.