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A complete guide to trellising your cannabis plants

Plant

It doesn't matter if you're growing a few cannabis plants in your home garden or starting a commercial operation, the goal of most marijuana cultivators is to yield as much bud as possible every harvest. To achieve that shared goal, growers select the best genetics...

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The basics of hydrocarbon extraction

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Any reputable extractor will tell you, the most common methods of extraction and concentration are far from new. Hydrocarbons like butane, propane, and hexane have been used for food extractions since the 1970s. This is because a small number of hydrocarbons are organic solvents, capable...

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Everything you need to know about DIY grow tents

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America's move towards cannabis legalization has come with plenty of upsides, but if you ask us, the proliferation of homegrown weed is near the top of the list. As more states enact legalization laws that welcome personal pot farming, geography, weather, and residential restrictions are...

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How to choose indoor cannabis grow lights

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Indoor grow lights are known for facilitating large yields of high-quality cannabis and can help you take your harvest to the next level. But how do you begin to choose if you're just starting your indoor grow journey? To help you choose the best grow...

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A brief history of THC

History

If cannabis was a band, it would be fair to call THC the lead vocalist. Between countless pop culture references and its mind-altering psychoactive properties, it's no wonder that THC is familiar to many. But who discovered THC and how did we come to know...

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Who discovered CBD?

CBD

For such a tiny molecule, CBD has captured a ton of interest in recent years. CBD is now ubiquitous as a medicine and a nutraceutical, with users relying on it to ease ills as diverse as anxiety, insomnia, and inflammation.  While it may seem difficult...

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A beginner's guide to hydroponic growing

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As a cannabis cultivator, you have an array of choices when it comes to growing your own herb at home — outdoor, indoor, and greenhouse cultivation, to name a few. But what about hydroponic growing mediums? Could this futuristic-sounding, soil-free method be the right solution...

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cannabis super soil

What is super soil?

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As cannabis legalization has proceeded in patchwork fashion across the US, in many states — where it's legal to purchase and consume cannabis — you still can't grow your own plants. For example, in some states like Colorado and California, adults are allowed to cultivate...

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Larf and the cannabis plant, explained

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Growing a healthy, potent, and healing cannabis plant is not as simple as those beautifully packaged dispensary buds would lead you to believe. Regardless of the strain or whether that crop is grown indoors or outside, cannabis needs to be grown in ideal conditions and...

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Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency: when does it happen and why?

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This article was republished with permission from The Cannigma. Read the original article. Modern medicine has become quite advanced when it comes to treating our medical needs, but meanwhile still has a ways to go with many conditions remaining a mystery, both in their cause...

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