Getting a college or university degree isn’t for everyone.
But some folks who never thought they’d attend a post-secondary education program may find themselves in the classroom to gain a rather unique degree: Canada’s first college program for growing weed.
Lights. Air conditioning. Humidity control. Those are the three things Gary Howard, who has nearly two decades of experience in the cannabis industry, will never cheap out on. But it’s the last one—humidity control—where he sees too many growers taking too many risks and making mistakes.
At Green Barn Farms, the native soil is alkaline with an eight to nine pH level, according to Jensen. The growers bring in compost and organic materials to lighten up the soil and make it slightly more acidic in the six to seven pH range.
Are you worried about your growing operation being found out? Don’t want the smell of delicious, yet stinky cannabis plants seeping through your walls and alerting your neighbors? Try these less smelly weed strains!
Industrial hemp plants grow vigorously, with long, lanky stalks and deep tap roots. Different varieties of hemp may produce a varying quantity seeds or fiber, and they may also differ in oil composition.
In a protected, controlled environment, they can grow a profitable mix of high-potency, medicinal marijuana and any number of milder strains appealing to a new market. But the venture comes with both a business and social overhead: high energy bills and a heavy, carbon footprint.
Along with large amounts of water, warmth, and light, cannabis plants require a lot of fresh air. This fact makes ventilation one of the most important parts of a grow room setup. Below, you will find a few useful tricks that will help you make your marijuana plants happier and increase your yields significantly. But first, let us figure out why the health and quality of your garden depends on the grow room ventilation.
If you are planning to grow organic cannabis at home, the first thing you should think about is the biodiversity of the soil. Rich soil is the key to prospering cannabis. If you are new to gardening, and various combinations of multiple ingredients for your soil seem like rocket science to you, there is good news. Simple recipes for organic soil work as well as the complex ones.
Not every cannabis user has heard the word “larf,” but some may know it, especially those who grow weed at home. It refers to small, immature buds that have not reached their potential size and have not developed sufficient hair and trichome coverage.
Spend the last month of the summer mastering the art of marijuana cultivation, learning something new about this amazing plant, and meeting like-minded people. Below, we listed three of the most important cannabis-related events that every weed grower and manufacturer should consider attending this month.