General Cannabis Care

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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by Nebula Haze Is there an Optimal Final Height for the plant? Most everything I read says to continue the Vegetative Stage until the plant is about 1/2 its desired height, then flip to Flowering Stage, because plants about double in height on average. Assuming you are keeping the canopy as flat as possible. Should...
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by Nebula Haze Table of Contents 4 Different "Parts" That Can Turn Colors (Buds, Pistils, Leaves & Trichomes) How to Maximize Color & Genetics Start with Colorful Genetics (Most Important!) Choose Dark Colors ("Black" Strains) Warm Days & Cool Nights Strong, Direct Light PH at the Roots Examples of Colorful Strains Photoperiod (Regular) Strains Auto-Flowering Strains Colorful "Duck" Strains (Stealthy Leaves) Why Do...
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by Nebula Haze So you grew some cannabis, and unfortunately, it's not as potent as you would have liked. Perhaps you aren't getting much of an effect, or even worse you may be getting negative side effects like headaches or racing thoughts. There are a few reasons this happens and today I'm going to break it...
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by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction: Most Common Plant Training Mistakes Not Training at All Breaking a Main Stem by Accident Mistakenly Keeping Plants Too Small Letting Plants Get Too Big Topping Plant Too Early (or Incorrectly) Not Securing Plants Properly Excessive Training on Sick or Slow-Growing Plants   Did you know that "training" your...
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by Nebula Haze The following symptoms are for when your cannabis leaves are "clawing" or curling up or curling down. Sometimes known as "The Claw". I'll give a short explanation with pictures of each problem, plus links to the solutions! Fix this common (but hard to diagnose) marijuana problem today!     Nitrogen Toxicity A...
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by Nebula Haze How Long is My Weed Good For? When it comes to storing your cannabis, the method you choose makes a huge difference in how long your buds maintain potency and freshness! But what's the best way to store weed? Is it vacuum-sealing? Will freezing your buds hurt them in any way? I've tried a...
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by Nebula Haze What Does "Organic" Mean? If you've ever wondered what people are talking about when they refer to growing "organic" cannabis, what they mean is that everything used to grow the plant was derived from living things. This means that substances such as chemical salts, synthetic fertilizers and inorganic pesticides are never used as part...
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by Nebula Haze In our GWE growing community, a grower recently asked... "I'm confused about all the different types of grow lights. What's the difference between an LEC grow light and an Induction grow light? What about Plasma or CMH grow lights? They all look sort of similar to each other... and how are they different from...
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Harvest cannabis buds at the right time for the highest potency, yields, and best effects! by Nebula Haze Cannabis buds can come in all shapes and sizes! Although variety is the spice of life, it can make it a little confusing to know when to harvest your buds based on how your plants look. But...
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