Marijuana growing facts, stories and news

Spider Mites, Fungus Gnats, and Root Aphids: How to Deal With 3 Common Cannabis Pests
Smart growers do everything they can to keep pests from gaining a foothold in their gardens because it’s easier than dealing with them once they’re on the plants.
May 9, 2018 12:02 PM
Leafly
Healthy Cannabis Roots Equal Bigger Marijuana Yields
Long, white, and hairy. Healthy roots result in bigger yields for marijuana gardens.
May 3, 2018 3:13 PM
How to Prep Your Home Cannabis Garden for the Outdoor Season
It’s officially springtime, which means it’s time for cannabis cultivators to gear up for the outdoor growing season.
Apr 13, 2018 2:51 PM
Leafly
Know When to Harvest Like a Pro
Learn how to identify when your cannabis is ready for harvest with just one tool and your eyes.
Mar 27, 2018 11:00 AM
The WeedBlog
Are Formal Cannabis Cultivation Classes Really Necessary?
Do you really need to take cannabis cultivation classes to become a successful grower?
Mar 26, 2018 1:17 PM
High Times
Learn how to grow weed at McGill: August university offers diploma in marijuana production
University says it's uniquely placed to provide the best nuggets of wisdom on the industry
Mar 9, 2018 2:07 PM
CBC
7 Differences Between Growing Marijuana Indoors vs. Outdoors
Let’s say you’re interested in growing your own marijuana, and you’ve done all the research you need. You know what strain you want, you know the best soil to choose and everything else. But now you need to figure out one last thing: do you want to grow it indoors or outdoors?
Mar 2, 2018 12:41 PM
Civilized
The Top 5 Marijuana Strains for Beginning Growers
There are many things to consider when starting a marijuana grow, regardless of the resources or space that you have. Here are 5 strains that seem to generally do well for beginning growers.
Feb 24, 2018 2:00 PM
The WeedBlog
We’re One Step Closer to Growing Weed on Mars
We already managed to get a selfie-taking robot to Mars. Can we also send over some cannabis seeds?
Jan 16, 2018 11:05 AM
High Times
5 Tips for Vertical Farming
If you’re looking to implement multiple tiers of growing in your indoor cultivation facility, follow these pointers to ensure you’re properly set up for vertical farming success.
Jan 14, 2018 9:32 AM
Cannabis Business Times
Top 10 Cannabis Strains For Cold Climates
Varieties ideal for cold climates
Dec 22, 2017 12:43 PM
Zenpype
Trimming Tips and Tricks for Industrial Grows
Determining what equipment and techniques to use for trimming cannabis from industrial grows can be difficult. These trimming tips will help ensure success.
Dec 22, 2017 4:12 AM
The WeedBlog
GhostGrow: 3 Tips for Growing High-Quality, Healthy Cannabis
The owner of California-based GhostGrow shares how you can enhance your nutrient delivery—even for finicky, old-school strains.
Dec 10, 2017 3:29 PM
Cannabis Business Times
Grow Room Humidity Control: 5 Tips for Indoor Growers
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.
Dec 1, 2017 2:40 PM
Leafly
Are LED Grow Lights Better Than HPS For Growing Marijuana Indoors?
When it comes to growing marijuana, there is no shortage of things that people argue about.
Nov 16, 2017 2:39 PM
Weed News
What Soil Conditions Are Best to Grow Weed?
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.
Nov 10, 2017 2:04 PM
Nosy Neighbors? Try These Less Smelly Weed Strains!
​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!
Oct 31, 2017 9:29 AM
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