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A sick and infected cannabis plant.
Professional Marijuana Grower

Pathogen Control for Indoor and Outdoor Cannabis Plants

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.

Harvesting cannabis.
Professional Marijuana Grower

Properly Harvesting a Cannabis 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.

Drying Cannabis.
Professional Marijuana Grower

Properly Drying and Curing Marijuana

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.