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Top 7 Tricks for Growing and Harvesting Cannabis

Every experienced weed grower has some tricks and professional secrets that they will not share that easily. In most cases, these tiny details make all the difference, turning a regular crop into an amazingly large harvest of high-quality buds. Today, WeedGrowHub will tell you some of the most important tips on growing, trimming, and harvesting cannabis.

Tricks for Growing and Harvesting Cannabis

Choose quality over quantity

Although this rule works for every part of the cannabis growing process, it is of particular importance to use high-quality marijuana seeds. The best option possible is to find one or two trustworthy seed banks and buy all the seeds for you marijuana garden from them. This way, you can be nearly 100% sure that you will get perfectly healthy cannabis plants.

How to Choose High-Quality Cannabis Seeds?
How to Choose High-Quality Cannabis Seeds?
Once you decided to start growing marijuana from seeds, you have got yourself a huge problem that needs to be solved—how and where do you find quality cannabis seeds? Luckily for you, we at WeedGrowHub know some tricks and are ready to share our knowledge with you.

Clone mother plants instead of using seeds all the time

In order to get healthy plants, you need to use high-quality marijuana seeds. But to make your crop even bigger, you should pick the best mother plants from your garden and start cloning them. By doing so, you can increase your yield over a shorter amount of time and protect your garden from numerous problems.

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Marijuana Clones vs. Marijuana Seeds: Choosing Best Option
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Choose your strains carefully

Choosing marijuana strains that you are going to grow is something you need to do long before starting your weed garden. Once you decide which strains are you going to grow, it will be easier for you to find high-quality seeds or clones and create the perfect environment for them. Not to mention that by choosing the right cannabis strain you will surely increase your chances of having great marijuana experience.

Choosing Best Cannabis Strains for Growing: Part 1
Choosing Best Cannabis Strains for Growing: Part 1
Once you decide to grow cannabis yourself, the first thing you need to do is to choose a strain. And here you may face a problem: the choice is so big that at some point it can be almost impossible to go in favor of one kind of the plant and put aside the others.

Watch temperature, humidity, and lights

These three components―temperature, humidity, and lights―play a significant role in the process of growing high-quality weed. Even the slightest mistake can ruin your crop and throw you back at the beginning. So, you need to keep a watchful eye on all the three of them.

The easiest way to do that, especially for a novice marijuana grower, is to use a marijuana grow kit that includes all the needed systems and equipment. If you feel like building something yourself, though, you can create your own grow box, considering your personal needs and requirements.

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Boost terpene production

The smell and flavor of marijuana buds mostly depend on the level of terpenes. If you want your buds to both be potent and to smell and taste good, you need to force your marijuana plants to produce more terpenes.

The easiest way to stimulate terpene production is to stress your plants a little bit. There are various plant stressing techniques you can use, from mild to more aggressive. But you need to be careful and start it slow since not all strains respond equally to aggressive techniques.

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Wait an extra week before harvesting

Starting to harvest cannabis at the right time is one of the most important conditions for getting high-quality, potent buds. Most of the THC and terpenes that give your plant its taste, flavor, and potency, are produced at the end of the flowering stage. So, when you think that it is the perfect time for harvesting cannabis plants, be patient and wait one more week. This will help you increase the potency of your buds, as well as improve their smell and flavor.

Tutorial for Beginners: Harvesting, Cutting, and Drying Your Weed
Tutorial for Beginners: Harvesting, Cutting, and Drying Your Weed
If you managed to grow a plant from seed or a clone, that is a great achievement. However, it was only the beginning. Now you need to know how to harvest your plants to make them as potent as possible. Our tutorial will help you to find out the right time and way to do this.

Use less water before the harvesting time

If you want to make your marijuana plants produce more resin, you need to decrease the amount of water they get. Do it gradually, starting two or three weeks before the assumed harvesting time. It will force your plants to protect the buds by producing more sticky resin. At this point, you should also stop using nutrients and give your plants only pure water. As a result, you will get even more potent buds with perfect smell and flavor.

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