How-to Guides

These articles have been specifically chosen because they contain specific step-by-step instructions on topics relating to how to grow cannabis. Growing medical marijuana made easy!

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What Is the Difference Between Brands? Examples of Good Cannabis Nutrient Brands Best NPK Ratios for Growing Cannabis Organic vs Chemical Nutrients Can I Create My Own Nutrients from Scratch?     What's the difference between nutrient brands? If you've decided to start growing cannabis for the first time, trying to figure...
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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 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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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 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. 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 Nitrogen toxicity is the result...
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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 There are lots of common cannabis grow room emergencies that you can prepare for! 4 Most Common Growing Emergencies Equipment Breaks Power Outage Safety Emergency Plants Are Dying Learn what to do for each marijuana growing emergency!   1.) Equipment Breaks These are the most common types of equipment to break, so...
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