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 […]
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.
What is Low-Stress Training? If you want more buds and better canopy penetration, you might not need to change your light. First, give Low-Stress Training a try. And yes, we are going to talk about colas–hence the photo above. HPS grow light devotees will tell you that HPS penetrates the canopy better than anything else.
Mainlining is a method used to achieve larger yields from your marijuana plant. There are several reasons why you should consider this technique. Apart from the obvious one of getting more buds for your buck, if you live where the number of plants you can grow legally is restricted there is no limit on the
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
What is a perpetual harvest? The idea behind a perpetual harvest is to ensure you always have a supply of marijuana and never run out of buds. It is also referred to as symbiotic rotation, usually employed by commercial growers but equally important if you want, or need, a continuous supply. This may be the
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