growing

The science and art behind growing marijuana and the industry around it.

  • Sarah McDaniel
    Published 3 years ago
    Cannabis: The Miracle Plant

    Cannabis: The Miracle Plant

    CBD or Cannabidiol is made from high-CBD, low-THC hemp; it's unlike medical marijuana products, which usually have a high concentration of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. Although CBD may not make you "trippy," it's beneficial for the human body in other ways and is drastically more helpful than many of today's harsh, addiction fueling over the counter pills. A huge reason why CBD bonds so well with the body is because our bodies are already equipped with cannabis receptors.
  • Aaron Herlocker
    Published 3 years ago
    What It's Really Like to Farm Cannabis Legally, in Oregon.

    What It's Really Like to Farm Cannabis Legally, in Oregon.

    Oregon is known for some pretty amazing things. Its mountains, coast, and culture combine to make magic happen for those who venture her land. That land, it seems, is being hailed as some of the best for sun grown ganja, and with nearly 1 in 5 Oregonians consuming cannabis regularly; all that herb has got to grow somewhere!
  • Johnny Vedmore
    Published 3 years ago
    The Weed that Changed the World

    The Weed that Changed the World

    With only 50 years of history, growing stabilised indoor cannabis strains is a fairly new innovation. But that half a century of hydroponic horticulture is brimming with a rich heritage of stories and ancestry. From Afghanistan to Colombia, Thailand to Russia, intent humans have bred some of the most astounding cannabis plants and we are now tooting the fruit of their victories. For that is all marijuana is, a fruit. The humble plant has fed the brains of our kith and kin for centuries but now we are entering a new potent world of weed.
  • Skunk Uzeki
    Published 3 years ago
    How To Grow Weed In Your Garden

    How To Grow Weed In Your Garden

    As a pothead who has friends who are hippies, I know quite a bit about cannabis horticulture. Most of the time, the friends of mine who have grown marijuana did so by keeping a little plant in their closet while giving it light via a lamp.
  • Ed Green
    Published 3 years ago
    Marijuana Experts Past and Present

    Marijuana Experts Past and Present

    Cannabis sativa or Indian hemp although indigenous to Central Asia may now be found in most parts of the world. A hardy marijuana plant flourishing under widely varying climatic conditions, although optimum growth requires a hot dry climate. It has long been used as a commercial crop and he oil extracted from the seed is used to make paint. The seed has been used as a constituent of bird food and also as a form of gruel in times of famine. For as long as medical history has been recorded, cannabis has been used for medicinal and religious purposes and as a euphoriant. With such a broad pedigree, descriptions and opinions have varied.
  • A M
    Published 3 years ago
    How To Make a Joint Filter

    How To Make a Joint Filter

    Whether you’re a novice or a full-blown stoner, knowing how to make a joint filter is a valuable skill. Many people are often worried that using a joint filter will somehow make your hit less potent. In reality, using a joint filter makes smoking your joint so much easier by opening up the airflow and getting rid of all your roach problems.
  • Ami Roach
    Published 3 years ago
    Benefits of a Vertical Grow System

    Benefits of a Vertical Grow System

    The concept of the vertical grow has been intriguing the minds and efforts of cannabis cultivators for several years. While it is easy to understand the relatively simple difference between a traditional horizontal style grow setup and a cutting-edge vertical design, these designs prove far more complicated than at first glance. It's often an issue of debate, whether they are beneficial or cumbersome; to settle this requires an in-depth exploration of the ins and outs of vertical growing.
  • Ossiana Tepfenhart
    Published 3 years ago
    How to Tell if Your Weed is Laced (Before You Smoke it)

    How to Tell if Your Weed is Laced (Before You Smoke it)

    There are many risks that come with indulging in marijuana if it's illegal in your neighborhood. The risk of being arrested is a given, as is the risk of potentially losing your job over it. However life-altering these risks may be, they pale in comparison to what can happen if you smoke a joint of laced weed.
  • Rachel A. David
    Published 3 years ago
    Interview with Cannabis Cultivator and Chemist Edward Rupert

    Interview with Cannabis Cultivator and Chemist Edward Rupert

    Despite having worked in the marijuana industry decades before it was fashionable (or partially domestically legal), you would be hard pressed to find an individual more antithetical to the old-school stoner stereotype than California chemist Edward Rupert.
  • Willie's Reserve
    Published 3 years ago
    Interview with James Thomas of Silver Stem Fine Cannabis
  • Willie's Reserve
    Published 3 years ago
    Forbidden Farms - A Willie's Reserve Farmer

    Forbidden Farms - A Willie's Reserve Farmer

    Forbidden Farms was established and built by brothers, working together to achieve the new American dream, and making people happy along the way. Greenhouse production methods, combined with smart applications of new technology have resulted in a net carbon neutral footprint.
  • Hydro Wilson
    Published 3 years ago
    Indoor Marijuana Growing Advice

    Indoor Marijuana Growing Advice

    Do not use any soil whatsoever. Instead, use a prepackaged soil-less mix. Three good brands commonly available are Premier Pro-Mix BX BioFungicide, Sun Gro Metro Mix, and Roots Organics, along with many other good brands sold in different parts of the country. The package should say "soil-less mix," "peat-lite mix," or "cornell-mix." The package should not say "potting soil," "top soil," "humus," etcetera.