General Cannabis Care

by Oldtimer1 (foreward and adaptation by Nebula Haze) This marijuana grow tutorial is a condensed version of the classic "How to Keep a Bonsai Mum" article written by the legendary Oldtimer1. Although the original article was published in 2000, this bonsai training method recently resurfaced and has become popular for hobbyist cannabis growers without a lot...
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by Nebula Haze Cutting Cannabis For Better Structure: "Topping" Topping is a cannabis plant training techniques that involves cutting off the top of a main stem. The technique is designed to give you a free way to create more colas as well as spread out the plant so you can take advantage of all your light. As a result,...
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by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What's the Difference Between Nutrient Brands? Examples of Great Cannabis Nutrient Brands Best NPK Ratios for Growing Cannabis Organic vs "Chemical" Nutrients     What's the difference between nutrients? If you've decided to start growing cannabis for the first time, trying to figure out the best nutrients for your...
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by Nebula Haze Always consider stealth when growing cannabis outdoors! Not only is law enforcement a consideration, it's common for thieves to steal plants right before harvest time!  Outdoor growing has some incredible benefits, including the availability of free light. Light is like food for cannabis plants and in the flowering stage, the amount of bud produced...
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by Nebula Haze High temperatures can make growing cannabis a lot harder, even if you're growing with heat-resistant strains. Droopiness, nutrient deficiencies, and overall slow growth are common symptoms of heat stress, whether your plants are growing indoors or outdoors! We already have tutorials on controlling heat indoors, circulation and exhaust, as well as how to...
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by Nebula Haze Fail-Proof Guide to Germinating Seeds in Hydroponics Plus, How to Care for Hydroponic Seedlings... We have a cannabis seedling germination page which has everything you need to know about all the different germination methods, but this tutorial is different. In this hydroponic seedling tutorial I'm going to share exactly how I do...
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by Nebula Haze Emergency Resources for Sick Seedlings! Sometimes the hardest part of growing cannabis is getting started. If you've never gardened or planted a seed before, you may have to learn everything from scratch. And with expensive and hard-to-get marijuana seeds, there's a lot of pressure to get things right! At GWE, we have resources for...
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by Nebula Haze What Makes Nutrients "Good" or "Bad" for Growing in Coco Coir? When growing cannabis in coco coir, you don't necessarily need nutrients made specifically for coco. Just about any quality cannabis nutrients made for hydroponics (and some nutrients made for soil) will work great, especially if you use a Cal-Mag supplement. This...
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by Nebula Haze How to Germinate Marijuana Seeds So They Grow Fast Plus, how to care for new cannabis seedlings... We have a cannabis seedling germination page which has everything you need to know about all the different germination methods, but this tutorial is different. In this tutorial I'm going to share exactly how I...
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by Nebula Haze (with contributions from Adam Jacques & Elton Prince) I'm always amazed at how mainstream cannabis cultivation has become in the USA! The other day I was in my local electronics store and I saw a classy-looking magazine for sale called Grow Magazine - The Quintessential Cannabis Horticulture Magazine (pictured to the right - here's their website)....
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