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Advanced Techniques

By now you will have successfully grown one or more crops of marijuana and gained additional knowledge and confidence along the way.

But did you know there are some advanced growing techniques you can use that will improve both the quality and quantity of your buds?

Here we offer some details about these methods and how they can make your crop more plentiful and profitable.


Trichomes? What Are They? Why Are They Important?

Trichomes Trichomes are sites for cannabinoids and terpenes. They are responsible for the psychoactive effects of marijuana as well as its taste and fragrance. Plenty of trichomes indicates healthy cannabis. They look like tiny crystals but are really small hairs that are responding to environmental conditions, that is heat, light and humidity. Trichomes on your […]

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How does ethanol extraction for CBD Work?

In previous articles, we have referred to alternative methods of extracting cannabis oil apart from using a Rosin Press. These methods involve the use of chemicals, ethanol,  and specialized equipment.  As a result, they are mainly for use by large or commercial growers who have quantities of weed to deal with. We have not really

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Hop Latent Viroid (HpLVd) Cannabis Disease

Hop Latent Viroid (HpLVd) is a plant disease affecting marijuana plants that is spreading throughout the USA.  Before you panic, let’s make it clear that viroids are not viruses but, rather, a plant-specific pathogenic RNA. With an increasing number of growers, following legalization in several states, it is thought that many have begun to propagate

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