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Cannabis Pre-Flowers: Find the Gender Sooner (with pics!)

by Nebula Haze

What are cannabis "pre-flowers?" They are little versions of adult pre-flowers that appear on your plants and can help you figure out the plant gender as soon as possible.

How To Get To Harvest As Fast As Possible

by Nebula Haze

"I need to harvest as soon as possible. What's the fastest growth method? What can I do to speed up the time to harvest?"

Stealth Growing: How to NOT get Caught Growing Weed

by Sirius Fourside

If you’ve ever gone to a forum for advice on growing cannabis, you’ll know that there is no shortage of opinions on what you can do to become a better grower.

Learning new tips and techniques give you an edge in growing and help you increase your yields. However, there is one thing that I consider to be the most important part of advancing your growing knowledge…

PSA: Too Much Light?!

by Sirius Fourside

Cannabis plants love bright, direct sunlight

Roots: The Most Important Part of Your Plant!

Glorious white roots!We all know that buds grow on the topside of a cannabis plant. That’s enough reason for many of us to think that the top part of the plant is ‘the important part’.

Deep Water Culture: Your Questions Answered!

When people think of the word ‘hydroponics’, they think of growing with lots of water. Although the term ‘hydroponics’ includes mediums such as coco coir, the term originally referred to growing your plants with their roots in water.

Too Busy to Grow?

by Sirius Fourside

This is what we all wish time would do while we're at work!Do you ever feel that there just isn’t enough time in the day to do everything you need to do?

Pictures from GrowWeedEasy Readers!

by Sirius Fourside

2015 is already around the corner! This is the time of year where people tend to get introspective and look to make positive changes in the upcoming year. At, we're always looking for ways to change our grows to make them better and more enjoyable. 

One way we get motivated is to check out some of the pictures our readers send in! We're always surprised at how adept our readers are, even on their first tries!

Learning Hard Lessons the Easy Way!

by Sirius Fourside

What’s the secret to growing the best bud? Whether there really is a secret or not doesn’t matter, because human nature compels us to try to find one! Everyone wants to know the secret thing they’re missing that will take their grow to the expert level.

LST - Low Stress Training

by Nebula Haze

Key Takeaway: You can use LST (Low Stress Training - a technique that gently bends plants) to create multiple colas. LST also allows you to force cannabis plants to grow into a shape and size you want - even if you only have a tiny grow space!

Example: All this bud is growing on a single 18" tall plant in someone's homemade grow box!
(this wouldn't be possible without LST/plant training)

Your Friends Nitrogen, Calcium & Magnesium

by Nebula Haze

Cannabis plants grow best when they're getting the nutrients they need at the right time. Humans are the same way; if we're missing certain vitamins it limits our growth when we're young, and as we get older a lack of vitamins causes us to become sick in strange ways. 

Common Growing Questions: Answered!

by Nebula Haze

Table of Contents

Getting Started

  • Is it hard to grow weed?

  • Where can I get seeds?

  • Can I stick a seed in soil and watch it grow?

LBH's Famous ScrOG Tutorial

by LBH - View original articles by LBH on Rollitup: 4 Way LST tutorial & ScrOG tutorial


Table of Contents

Organic Super Soil - Subcool Recipe (with step-by-step video by Subcool himself!)

This organic super soil tutorial was written by Nebula Haze using the original recipe & video tutorial for composting organic super soil by grower Subcool

Table of Contents

Why Super Soil for Growing Cannabis?

Pros & Cons of Growing with Super Soil

What makes dense buds?

by Nebula Haze

No More Small, Airy Buds!

Larfy small popcorn bud in hand

Grow Fat, Dense Buds!

Which Strain Breeder?

by Nebula Haze

Interested in getting a best-of-the-best cannabis strain for your next grow? One of the best ways to ensure that you get great genetics is to start with a great breeder. This article shares some of the most famous and reputable cannabis breeders we’ve worked with.

This list considers...

  • Potency - THC & CBD content, plus does it have the described effects?

  • Bag Appeal - bud structure, color, density, smell

PSA: The Flowering Stretch

by: Sirius Fourside

Right around the time when kids go to junior high, short awkward teenagers go through puberty and turn into taller awkward teenagers. I’m sure you knew of at least one who grew so much, they looked almost as if someone grabbed them by their head and feet and just stretched them out.

13 Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Growing

by Nebula Haze

This list covers some of the things I wish I’d known when I first started growing cannabis indoors. It’s possible that some of the items might not apply to you, but I’m sure every indoor grower ends up learning at least some of these lessons.


1.) The best way to learn how to grow is to just start growing

One of my biggest regrets about growing is that I didn’t start sooner.

Mulch: Powerful Tool for Organic Growers

by Mulcher4Life

Introduction: Mulch for Organic Gardening

Natural layers of soil in the environmentIn an organic setting, the goal or ideal method is to mimic nature in the most efficient way possible.

Reflection - Increase Yields Indoors with Reflective Walls

by Nebua Haze

Light Reflectivity in the Cannabis Grow Room - Make the Most of Your Grow Lights!


Reflectivity: Walls of the Grow Room

Reflection Options

ScrOG Time-Lapse Video & Grow Journal

by ogkushog

Quick Grow Snapshot

Strain: 6 x Maple Leaf Indica by Sensi Seeds (where can I buy seeds?)

Grow medium: Hydroponics

PSA: Don't use ONA to control smells IN the grow room

by Nebula Haze

A lot of cannabis growers are worried about the odor of flowering (budding) cannabis plants, and may be trying to avoid letting smells leak out of the grow room.

Many of you may have heard of "ONA Gel" or other ONA products. ONA gel is powerful stuff and works incredibly well at neutralizing smells in your living areas, but I wanted to warn you about one thing...

Cannabis Grow Light Upgrade Guide - Yields & Potency Explained

by Nebula Haze

A bag of colorful cannabis nugsThis article will teach you how to increase yields & potency of your home-grown cannabis without going crazy on your electricity bill!

Top 7 Most Common Growing "Myths"

by Sirius Fourside

Some guy on an internet forum learned a super secret trick from his neighbor's cousin who is a master grower...

All you have to do is crumble 3 goldfish crackers per gallon of water into your nutrients every other feeding. The crackers use a wheat compound that’s hard to obtain for non-commercial use, and it makes buds grow up to 20% larger!

Does that sound crazy? Good! Because it IS crazy!

Soil or Hydro?

by Nebula Haze

Which growing medium is right for your cannabis grow? Should you grow hydro, with soil, or a hydro-soil fusion (such as soilless potting mixes)? Which grow medium will produce the results you want?

Today, get a basic explanation of what to expect for each type of cannabis grow medium (including pros/cons, effect on yields, quality, etc)


Table of Contents

Cannabis Cloning Made Easy, Roots in 7-10 Days

by Mr Green

Hey everybody, it's Mr Green here from with some free advice about making cannabis cloning as easy and quick as possible.

I've been growing marijuana on a large scale since 1990 and have made thousands of clones over the years. The following is my best advice to get your clones rooted fast, in just 7-10 days.

First Timer CFL Bubbleponics Grow - 5oz in 3 months

by Mrpapaya Mann

Quick Grow Snapshot

4 plants in a 2'x2' grow area, Max height 17"

Better Taste, Better Smell

by Nebula Haze

Professional-quality cannabis buds look, taste and smell great

How can I get home-grown cannabis to taste and smell as good as professional-quality bud?

It Happens To Every Grower!

by Nebula Haze

The new year is quickly approaching and I have been reflecting on the biggest lessons I’ve learned over the last year of growing.

Today I’d like to share one of the most important lessons I’ve learned this year with you.

Don’t be ashamed when you run into problems!

We all continue to live and learn every day. The fact of the matter is that every grower will run into problems, some big and some small.

250W LED Grow Journal - 9.3 oz Harvest

Quick Grow Snapshot

(This “Quick Grow Snapshot” was put together by's Nebula Haze based on an incredibly well-documented LED grow journal by our friend and fellow grower Endive)

600W Hydroponic Grow Journal - 23.09 oz Harvest!

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside

Quick Grow Snapshot

Cannabis: Controlling Humidity Indoors

by Nebula Haze

Optimal cannabis humidity levels chart

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PPM: What It Is and How To Track It

If you’ve ever tried to learn how to grow cannabis via cannabis growing forums, you’ve probably seen a few terms thrown around that confuse newcomers.

One that you’ve most undoubtedly seen is “ppm”.

How to Make Medical Cannabis Extract Oil

by Nebula Haze - "How to Make Rick Simpson Oil" video uploaded by T.H. Hunt DNM


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5 Secrets to Growing Top-Shelf Bud

by Sirius Fourside

A bunch of beautiful buds.Have you ever had cannabis that was so? Mediocre? Just okay? Cannabis that’s ‘just alright’?

T5 vs CFLs: Fluorescent Grow Light Showdown

by Sirius Fourside

Close-up of a cool looking cfl...When stealth is a growers biggest concern, fluorescent grow lights are the undisputed king.

Quick Guide to Marijuana Training Techniques

by: Sirius Fourside

A cannabis plant growing in its typically, inefficient manner.Once a grower is able to successfully take a plant from seed (or clone) to harvest, a common new goal is: “How can I do it better?”

Cannabis Time-Lapse Photography Videos

Today I would like to feature the following incredible marijuana growing time-lapse photography and videos produced by fuzzygrow.

A huge thanks to fuzzygrow for contributing these uniquely valuable time-lapse videos to the marijuana growing community!

What do I need to get started growing cannabis indoors?

The Cannabis Grower's Getting Started & Upgrading Guide

by Nebula Haze

What do I need to grow just a few plants?

It depends.

So before you decide what to put on your shopping list, you need to ask yourself the following questions:

Controlling Smells & Odors in The Grow Room

The nose knows!What's that smell?

Have you ever been standing somewhere with no one around, and you catch a hint of marijuana smell in the breeze? Even if you couldn’t spot the source, you wouldn’t doubt what your nose told you.

How to Grow Like A Ninja

By: Grass Master J

Hello there, fellow growers! I know that a major concern for a lot of you guys is and always has been strategic and stealthy growing.

7 Common New Grower Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The current (undeserved, in my opinion) legal status of marijuana makes it so that many new growers end up learning some hard lessons on their own.

Often we see pictures of plants that are getting cared for by their owners; some pictures immediately let us know that the owner is missing a vital piece of plant care knowledge that would totally solve their problem!

I Need Help With Nutrients!

Unlike humans with our complicated social systems, dietary needs, etc., the cannabis plant has a very short list of things it needs to be happy and grow buds: Light, water, air and nutrients.

Light is the easy one since more light is usually better for your plants.

Water isn’t much trouble since any clean water from pretty much any source will do as long as the pH is corrected.

Air is free and you can move it around with a cheap oscillating fan…easy!

The Perpetual Harvest

by Sirius Fourside

Many growing methods seem like common sense once you're actually aware of them. For example, low stress training seems like an obvious thing to do once you understand that exposing more of the plant to light makes for more buds.

Space Buckets - Start Growing Marijuana For $100!

by Ekrof of

Forward by Nebula Haze: Space Buckets are easy to build at home, and will allow you to grow small amounts of marijuana in a way that's low budget, simple, and doesn't need a lot of room.

Unlike other, more expensive grow methods, a starter Space Bucket only costs about $100 to make.

FIM Your Way to Multiple Colas!

by Sirius Fourside

FIMing: The act of pinching or cutting a young cannabis plant in such a way as to force it to grow 4 main colas instead of one. FIM is used as a word itself, but is actually an acronym for “F**k, I missed!”

So what exactly is FIMing?

This is why we do it all...

by Nebula Haze

Beautiful White Widow nug is taken out of her curing jar for a pictureHarvest time!

Your buds are ready for harvest, yet your job as a grower is not quite over yet.

How to Never Run Out of Weed

by Sirius Fourside

You and I most likely share this opinion: Growing your own marijuana is the best way to obtain it!

But what happens when you’re growing your own medicine and you run out? You probably know how aggravating that is, but I’ll sum it up with this: No one likes running out of medicine.

In the interest of breaking that cycle, we’re going to show you how to NOT run out of your medicine.

Which pH Tester Is Best?

by Sirius Fourside

Building an Ultra Stealthy Grow Cabinet

by G.D. Bud

This article comes courtesy of the good folks at, and was re-edited for clarity and ease of reading. Click Here to view the original article in all its glory!

1st Grow in My Garage - Auto Northern Lights in Grow Box Under 400W HPS - 5.35 oz Harvest

by im4potato

View im4potato’s photo albums featuring pictures from all his grows:


Quick Grow Snapshot

Growing Weed With CFLs - What Growers Need to Know

by Nebula Haze

In the past, we’ve covered how to grow train your plants to grow short and how you can maximize your space when choosing an auto-flowering or photoperiod strain, I’d like to share some tips for growing with the cheapest marijuana grow lights that fit in extremely small spaces... CFLs!

What are CFLs?

Photoperiod vs Autoflowering Marijuana Strains by EasilyUsed

When looking at cannabis seed options online, there are "photoperiod" and "auto-flowering" strains available.

What do these terms mean? 

Today, EasilyUsed breaks it down for you...


Sour Kush SCROG Pics @ 37 days in Flower


CFL Dresser Microgrow in Pictures - Clone to Harvest - 2.69oz

by Mind_if_I_do_a_J
Used with permission. View original article right here.


Quick Grow Snapshot

Growing Marijuana Indoors vs. Outdoors

by Nebula Haze

There are two major ways to grow marijuana, indoors and outdoors.

Some people will use a mixture of the two and grow their plants indoors during the vegetative stage when they need constant light, then transport them outdoors when they are ready to start flowering and only need 12 hours of light a day.



Help, My Leaves Are Dying!

I hear this question all the time...

"What's wrong with my plant? The leaves are..."

How can I start growing my own weed indoors?

Learn exactly what you need to buy in order to start growing weed indoors. 

Choose your grow type...

7 Most Frequently Asked Questions - Growing Indoors

That's a lot of questions!During the time we've ran GrowWeedEasy and the newsletter, there have been a few questions that tend to pop up

Step-by-Step Picture Guide to Cloning Marijuana

by Nebula Haze

Cloning cannabis is the process of making a smaller copy a specific cannabis plant. This copy has the exact same genes as the first plant. Growers can take many clones of a single plant, and this is an effective way to get many tiny plants that will grow the same way  as the mother plant and produce buds with similar characteristics. 

Selective Light Training (SLT)

Light Spectrum And Selective Light Training
by SuperAngryGuy

Published with permission.

How to ScrOG (Screen of Green) Your Marijuana Plants

by Nebula Haze

For those who might not be familiar, the term "ScrOG" (Screen of Green) refers to a marijuana growing technique that uses a net or wire mesh to control the height of the plant.

If you hear or read growers refer to "SCROGing," "scrogging" or "scroggin" a plant, this is what they are talking about.

You Asked: Defoliation Revisited!

by Nebula Haze

First of all, I want to thank the thousands of you who have been writing in with feedback, testimonials, questions, and plant doctor submissions. We are totally overwhelmed by the positive response we've been receiving.

10 Great Youtube Videos On Growing Weed

by Nebula Haze

Many of you have written in to say that you love growing videos, so I've researched 10 of the greatest videos about growing marijuana available for instant access on YouTube.

These videos were specifically chosen because they answer some of the most common questions we receive at, in video form!

1.) How to Grow Marijuana Indoors with Hydroponics - Beginning to End

How to Grow Weed in 20 Minutes a Week Using Bubbleponics


How to Grow Weed in 20 Minutes a Week Using Bubbleponics

By Nebula Haze (with Sirius Fourside)

Don't Make These 6 Flowering Stage Goofs

by Nebula Haze

Fat marijuana plant about to be harvestedYour marijuana is focusing completely on making buds during the flowering stage.

During this stage, plants often need a little extra TLC as they are not putting as much effort into their health.

Soil vs Hydroponics

Today, we're going to discuss the difference between growing marijuana with soil or growing marijuana with hydroponics.


7 Rules You Must Follow If You Want to Grow Weed and Never Get Caught

by Nebula Haze

Being a grower is great. I personally love the process of growing! I save tons of money, and I basically get access to unlimited amounts of weed.

What could be better right?

Well, there is one big problem with growing marijuana... the fact that it's totally illegal in most parts of the world.

Growing Weed Indoors: How to Choose Your Indoor Grow Room

by Sammy Spade

A lot of new growers rush into setting up their indoor garden without a proper plan.  And dare I blame you?  As an exciting new chapter in your life with great rewards, you're anxious to get started... but it's also an endeavor rife with challenges.  Challenges you need to take very seriously.

How Long Does It Take to Grow Weed?

I get asked this all the time, so today I decided to answer, once and for all, how long it really takes to grow.

How long does it really take to grow weed?

The short answer is, from Day 1 of your weed plant's life to actually smoking your harvest, it takes...

How to Make Your Own Feminized Cannabis Seeds

Making Feminized Marijuana Seeds at Home is Easy!
(How To Breed 2 Female Plants Together For Seeds)

by Nebula Haze

Ever wondered how those marijuana seed banks make feminized seeds? When you "feminize" a seed, what that means is you're ensuring that the resulting seed will produce a female plant. Most growers only want to grow female cannabis plants, since the females plants are the only ones which grow buds/flowers. 

Can you grow marijuana with LED grow lights?

Please note: This article was written in April 2012. Since then, LED grow lights have been improved to produce even better results when growing marijuana.

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I First Started Growing Weed

When I first started growing weed, I was completely overwhelmed by all the elaborate tutorials about growing...