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Acidic and activated cannabinoids: What's the difference?
Whether you're a seasoned cannabis user or a total newbie to the herb, cannabinoids are likely to be familiar to you. The unique chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant are famed for affecting the body's endocannabinoid system in various ways. For example, THC leads...Read More
How to grow a cannabis bonsai
Bonsai is a form of art and gardening that is believed to pave a path toward spiritual enlightenment. The practice of bonsai is also a form of wabi-sabi, an artistic expression that celebrates impermanence, the beauty of imperfection, and acceptance of growth, decay, and death...Read More
Growing weed indoors: an intermediate guide
Are you thinking about growing cannabis at home? Nurturing your own plant throughout its life cycle from a baby to a fully developed and flowering lady can be an extremely rewarding process. And while you can build an elaborate cultivation system that will push plants...Read More
Does CBD body wash do anything?
Cannabidiol (CBD) probably needs no introduction, since today you can find it in everything from hummus to bedsheets. You can grab some CBD-infused gummies at your local pharmacy or a bottle of CBD oil at a corner gas station. As the non-intoxicating cannabinoid du-jour, it...Read More
How to choose LED lights for your home grow
While you might be familiar with traditional “blurple” LED grow lights, the technology has improved quite a lot over recent years. LEDs have gained traction with home gardeners as an energy- and cost-efficient option for growing cannabis, and all kinds of other edible plants, indoors....Read More
How to choose CFL bulbs for your home grow
Whether you're a minimalist just looking to grow some cannabis in your window or an enthusiast looking to invest in a more fleshed-out system, chances are you already know how important light is for your plants. (And if you don't, the answer is very!) Aside...Read More
What are the easiest strains to grow?
If you're new to growing cannabis, you might be feeling overwhelmed with all there is to know. There are lots of variables at play — light, air, temperature, humidity, pH, and nutrients, to name a few — let alone the idiosyncrasies that come along with...Read More
Weed seasons: understanding the best time to grow cannabis in America
Are you thinking about growing your own cannabis? New to being a plant parent? Wondering when you should plant your cannabis seedlings outdoors? Let's talk about what “weed season” means in the US, and how you can time your outdoor grow to get the best...Read More
Can you grow cannabis indoors without lights?
Many hobbyist growers elect to use grow tents, closets, or other enclosed spaces when growing cannabis indoors, often outfitting these spaces with lights and even humidity and temperature control systems. Depending on your level of interest and enthusiasm, these systems can cost anywhere from hundreds...Read More
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