Indoor cannabis cultivators will do everything in their power to enhance photosynthesis. From high-powered lighting apparatuses to complete high-end nutrients, growers spend vast sums of money to ensure their plants […]
One of the most common misconceptions regarding an indoor garden’s wiring is that a grower can save up to 50% on the electric bill by switching from 120 volts to […]
Cannabis growers who are organic purists can approach fertilization and supplementation in a few different ways. Many growers choose to build-up their mediums with organic substances that will break down […]
After many discoveries in plant physiology scientists have identified and categorized the elements needed to support plant growth as the essential elements. Rightly named, those elements are essential to plant […]
As microbiologists discover more about the microscopic world that directly affects plant functions they are paying close attention to the “building blocks” of all proteins: the amino acids. Amino acids […]
The unique odor and flavor profile of a cannabis plant can be attributed to specific chemical compounds called terpenes. Like THC and other sought-after cannabinoids, the majority of the terpenes […]
Just like any other cultivated crop, in order to live and thrive cannabis plants require what are referred to as essential elements. These essential elements each play key roles in […]
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Gray Mold Posted December 22nd, 2018 by Robert Bergman in Disease & Pest Control Articles, Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Articles, January-February 2019, Outdoor Cultivation Articles Bud rot (also known as gray mold or botrytis) […]
Although fungi are the most common pathogens to cause headaches for cannabis growers, horticulturists need to be aware of all the potential threats to their gardens, how to properly prevent them from taking hold, and how to combat them when necessary. In most cases, the introduction of pathogens into the garden is preventable. Armed with a little knowledge, most growers can prevent or rectify a problem before it becomes catastrophic.
Expanded legalization efforts have made it possible to make a living growing cannabis for profit — provided, that is, that you obtain a license to grow professionally, which subjects you state regulations and can potentially set you back quite a bit of money.
Just like garden vegetable crops, cannabis plants have a variety of pest insects that can hinder or destroy an otherwise healthy crop.
It takes roughly three months to grow a marijuana clone to full maturity. When starting from seed, it can take even longer. After putting in that much time and labor throughout the growing process, the last thing a gardener wants to do is botch the harvest. After all, when and how a gardener harvests the marijuana crop will have a dramatic impact on the finished product’s flavor and overall quality.
Properly Grown, Dried and cured flowers burn smoothly and taste flavorful. The smell and flavor come from the terpenes and flavonoids in the buds. Terpenes also contribute to the strain’s specific effects. For buds to be proud of, think “low and slow.” Drying and curing flowers takes time and patience, but the finished buds are worth the wait.