Past Newsletter Issues

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“True” Organic Growing vs Organic Nutrients

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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(Experienced Growers Only) Controversial Defoliation Increases Marijuana Yields

by Keef Treez "The Defoliator" Defoliation is an extreme marijuana growth control technique. It's not to be done lightly by beginners.   (For those interested, here's a cannabis defoliation tutorial by a different grower)   The topic of cannabi defoliation is one of the most controversial subjects in the marijuana growing field. People on both sides...
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10 Fun Gifts for Cannabis Growers

by Nebula Haze The holidays can be a stressful time of year, and some of that stress can come from trying to pick out the best gifts for friends and family. If you know a cannabis grower or enthusiast, you might want to get them a themed gift for the holidays, but what to get? I've...
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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 GrowWeedEasy.com, in video form! 1.)...
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10 Odd Realities (With Pictures) About Growing Cannabis Plants

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Mutations Tri-Leaf Seedlings Two-Toned Leaves Buds Growing from Center of Leaf Plant naturally topped itself Some Buds Make "Fox Tails" This is What Cannabis Roots Look Like Some Cannabis Seeds Carry Twins Leaves with a Strange Number of "Fingers" Bright Light Can Bleach Plants White Cannabis Can Make "Sap"...
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10 Tips, Tricks & Tactics For Great Plant Pictures

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents 10 Tips, Tricks & Tactics For Awesome Plant Pictures Clear the Background Keep Camera as Still as Possible Use Flash When Taking Bud Pics Take Pics from Different Angles Everything Still Blurry? Add More Light Use "Macro" Mode for Closeup Shots No Macro Mode? Other Options For Clear Close-Up Pictures Camera Settings...
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12 Cool Growing Tools You Might Not Know About

by Sirius Fourside One of the toughest parts of becoming good at growing cannabis - or pretty much any other skill for that matter - is learning how to improvise. At some point in every grower's career, they will run into a problem that needs a custom-tailored solution. When there’s nothing available that can easily...
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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...
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250W LED Grow Journal – 9.3 oz Harvest

by Endive Endive's website: http://GrowMedical420.com (more cannabis LED grow journals) Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/PropagandaPharms     Hello, please note that the Pro-Gro X5-300 light has been retired. Learn about current LED grow lights       Quick Grow Snapshot Strains: 1 x White Widow 2 x Bubblelicious Grow medium: Soil in smartpots Grow Light: Pro-Grow X5-300 LED panel (retired) 250W power...
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5 Barriers to LED Grow Light Domination – HPS vs LED Grow Lights

by Nebula Haze LED grow lights… I really, really want LED grow lights to work for me! They seem like they would be the best of all grow lights for growing cannabis - they're low on energy, low on heat, and also they just look cool! If you’ve researched different types of cannabis grow lights...
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5 Reasons HPS Grow Lights Dominate!

by Sirius Fourside One possible exception.... When Sirius originally wrote this article in 2015, I also felt confident saying that HPS grow lights dominate the indoor growing field. And that's still the case in commercial grow operations and for those growers who already have growing experience and care about yields above all else. However, the 315...
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5 Secrets to Controlling Heat Indoors

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Supplements That Protect Against Heat Damage Environment Hacks Optimize Your Grow Lights Change Your Light Schedule Heat Resistant Strains   Controlling heat in the grow room is one aspect of growing marijuana indoors that can be difficult for many of us growers. Grow lights provide our plants with lots of...
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5 Secrets to Growing Top-Shelf Bud

by Sirius Fourside Have you ever had cannabis that was just...so so? Mediocre? Just okay? Cannabis that’s ‘just alright’? Have you ever had cannabis that was so good, you want to save it so you can have it as long as possible? Cannabis so good that you inspect it closely as if you could somehow...
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5 Time-Savers for Busy Growers

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Choose an Easy Setup Get Gear to Make Things Easier Re-Arrange the Grow Space Grow a Time-Saving Strain Train Plants the Right Way   Are you thinking about growing cannabis for the first time, but are afraid it will take too much time? Or maybe you have been growing for years, but...
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5 Ways to Increase Yields (with any strain)

by Nebula Haze Are you an indoor cannabis grower? Almost all indoor cannabis growers want bigger yields for less money, time and effort. On the GrowWeedEasy.com website, we've already covered how to increase potency & quality of home-grown buds, as well as how to produce buds with a better taste & smell, but this article will focus...
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600W Hydroponic Grow Journal – 23.09 oz Harvest!

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside Quick Grow Snapshot Strains: Blackjack & Wonder Woman Grow medium: Hydroponics / top-fed DWC (deep water culture) Grow Light: 600W HID Metal Halide (MH) bulb in vegetative stage High Pressure Sodium (HPS) bulb in flowering stage Nutrients or Additives: General Hydroponics Flora Trio & Hydroguard (formally Aquashield) View the complete...
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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...
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7 Most Frequently Asked Questions – Growing Indoors

During the time we've ran GrowWeedEasy and the newsletter, there have been a few questions that tend to pop up frequently. But it makes sense as these questions are queries that are common to a large portion of new growers! Below, we're going to answer a selection of the questions that we see most often. We'll be...
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7 Rules You Must Follow If You Want to Grow Weed and Never Get Caught

by Nebula Haze Whether You're Growing Indoors or Outdoors, Remember the Old Adage for Stealthy Cannabis Cultivation: Don't Smell, Don't Sell, Don't Tell (Anyone)! Note: This stealth tutorial is about indoor cannabis growing. Learn about increasing stealth and security when growing cannabis outdoors. Being a grower is great. I personally love the process of growing! Not only is it a fun and...
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7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I First Started Growing Weed

by Nebula Haze When I first started growing weed, I was completely overwhelmed by all the elaborate tutorials about growing... Everything seemed so complicated. Maybe you know what that's like. But after I started growing for real, I realized how easy things can be when you just know what to do. As time has gone...
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7 Tips to Improve Cannabis Bud Quality

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside Table of Contents Introduction Start with Top-Shelf Genetics - get the effects and appearance you want! Your grow skill makes a huge difference, but a plant can't overcome its genes! If you want buds that are potent, dense, sparkly or purple/pink, you need the right genetics. Give Your Cannabis Lots of Light! -...
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7 Unfortunate Plant Training Mistakes

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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A Guide to Growing Sativa Strains Indoors

by Nebula Haze (with a big "Thank You" to alltatup who inspired this tutorial!) Growing & Caring for Finicky Plants Strains Indoors When it comes to growing cannabis indoors, there are two main varieties that are cultivated for their buds: Indica and Sativa strains. While Indica plants tend to stay small and manageable (which can be...
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Air Circulation & Exhaust Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Air Circulation & Ventilation: What are the Benefits? Using Fans Placing Fans In The Grow Area Choosing & Installing Exhaust System Fan (plus how to calculate CFM) Understanding Airflow & Exhaust Systems Transpiration - Each Leaf Adds Humidity to the Air CO2 Injection - Why You Need a Sealed Grow Space Suction,...
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Aquaponics & Cannabis: 3 Major Obstacles

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What is Aquaponics? 3 Major Obstacles to Growing Cannabis in Aquaponics Tactics for Growing Marijuana and Aquaponics Introduction: What is Aquaponics? In order to get high yields with aquaponics, a cannabis grower needs to familiarize themselves with the basics of how an aquaponic system works. To grow cannabis successfully...
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Auto-Flowering Cannabis Strains Guide

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside Table of Contents Introduction to Auto-Flowering Cannabis Strains Auto-Flowering vs Traditional (Photoperiod) Cannabis Strains Common Questions How long until harvest? What yields can I expect with auto-flowering strains? Are auto-flowering strains potent? Are autos a good choice for medical marijuana patients? How big will each plant get? Do autos need a special light schedule to...
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Auto-Flowering Training for Bigger Yields

by Nebula Haze How to Use Plant Training Methods on Auto-Flowering Strains For those who don't know: An auto-flowering marijuana plant automatically starts making buds about 3-4 weeks from germination, and most plants are ready to harvest by the time they're 3 months from seed. Auto-flowering strains produce plants that are ready to harvest earlier than almost every...
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Avoid 3 Main Types of Cannabis Mold

by Nebula Haze Mold. Most people who grow cannabis aren't thinking about mold at all! But there are 3 main types of mold that often attack unsuspecting cannabis growers... White Powdery Mildew Bud Rot Fuzzy White Mold (Regular Mold) There's so many other things besides mold to worry about during your grow, like nutrient deficiencies, plant training, bugs, increasing...
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Best Hydroponic Nutrients for Cannabis?

by Nebula Haze What makes hydroponic nutrients "good" or "bad?" In other words, why are some hydro nutrients better than others for growing cannabis? What kind of hydroponic nutrients need to be avoided when growing marijuana? Do you need expensive nutrients to get good results, or will cheap nutrients get the job done? With all the different...
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Best Marijuana Strains for Beginner Growers

by Nebula Haze When I first started growing cannabis, I was so excited to finally be able to pick my own strains! I was also a little (a lot?) confused about the whole concept of strains. I had so many questions... What's the difference between each strain? Which ones are the most potent and what about yields? Is it even worth...
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Building an Ultra Stealthy Grow Cabinet

by G.D. Bud This article comes courtesy of the good folks at seattlecannabisjournal.com, and was re-edited for clarity and ease of reading. Click Here to view the original article in all its glory! The day I got a recommendation for medicinal Cannabis was a relief. This was followed by the knowledge and urgency that I...
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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.   Learn about current LED grow lights   You may or may not know about the LED grow light craze for marijuana growers. LED grow lights use less energy and generate much...
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Cannabis Breeding Techniques (Advanced)

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Evolution of the Cannabis Plant Through Selective Breeding Starting Stock: Landrace Strains Case Study: Development of the Ruderalis Strain Overview: Breeding New Strains What to Breed For Terms & Tools of the Trade Phenotypes Dominant & Recessive Traits Stabilizing Strains, Back-Crossing & Inbreeding How to Select Male &...
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Cannabis Cloning Made Easy… Roots in 7-10 Days!

by Mr Green Hey everybody, it's Mr Green here from www.GrowBCBud.com with some free advice about making cannabis cloning as easy and quick as possible. Today you'll learn how to clone your marijuana plants successfully every time! I've been growing marijuana on a large scale since 1990 and have made thousands of clones over the...
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Cannabis Defoliation Tutorial: How to Increase Yields by Removing Leaves

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What is Cannabis Defoliation? Picture Proof it Works Vegetative Stage Flowering Stage Vegetative Stage: How to Defoliate Flowering Stage: How to Defoliate Cannabis "defoliation" is the process of removing leaves from your cannabis plants. Some growers call this "lollipopping" when applied to the bottom of the plant. Many growers believe...
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Cannabis Grow Light Upgrade Guide – Yields & Potency Explained

by Nebula Haze This article will teach you how to increase yields & potency of your home-grown cannabis without going crazy on your electricity bill! So here's the question: Considering the grow lights you have now, what should you get next to upgrade your yields and potency? If you don't have any cannabis grow lights...
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Cannabis Pre-Flowers: Find Sex of 3-6 Week Old Plants (with pics!)

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: Use Pre-Flowers or Testing to Find Sex of Young Plants & Seedlings Leaf Sample Testing (Bonus) - Identify gender just 1-3 weeks from germination Male Pre-Flower Pics - Appears 3-4 weeks from germination Female Pre-Flower Pics - Appears 4-6 weeks from germination Variability of Plant Gender (How to Increase Ratio of Female Plants) Example...
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Cannabis Seedling Help Handbook

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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Cannabis Temperature Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Why Temperature Matters to YOU as a Grower Problems With Cold Temps Problems With Hot Temps Tip: Use Temperature to Help Control Plant Growth Optimal Temps at Different Life Stages Choose the Right Grow Lights For Your Space How to Control Temperature - Step-by-Step   Introduction Cannabis likes a comfortable room...
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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! New Life - The birth of a marijuana plant from seed This time-lapse video spans 5 days, a frame was...
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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 Strain: Unknown Grow medium: Soil (Fox Farms Ocean Forest mixed with perlite) Grow Light: 8 x CFLs Vegetative Stage - 184w Total Watts 8 x 23w 6500k CFLs (100w equivalent) Flowering Stage - 274w Total Watts 6 x 23w 2700k CFLs (100w equivalent) 2 x 68w...
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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? How can I tell if a seed is good? Plant Problems What if my plant runs into problems? How do I get rid of gnats...
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Common Seedling Problems & Mistakes

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What Do Healthy Seedlings Look Like? Common Seedling Problems    1.) Overwatering Symptoms: ​Drooping, yellow leaves, not growing and/or damping off (dying)    2.) Underwatering Symptoms: ​Drooping leaves and/or wilting    3.) Nutrient Problems Symptoms: ​Leaves are yellow, burnt, discolored, crispy or have spots    4.) Too Much Heat Symptoms: ​Leaves fold in the middle so they look like...
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Complete Guide to Cannabis Plant Training

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction to Plant Training: Indoor Training Tactics for Bigger Yields! Three Main Types of Plant Training 1.) Bending & Securing Parts of the Plant Low Stress Training (LST) No-Technique Plant Training Supercropping Screen of Green (ScrOG) 2.) Damaging or Removing Parts of the Plant (in a Strategic Way) Topping &...
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Complete Guide to Trimming Cannabis

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Why trim cannabis buds? "Wet Trim" vs "Dry Trim" (trimming buds before or after drying them) How to actually trim your buds Gadgets & tools to help you trim cannabis better! This trimming tutorial is part of our "how to harvest cannabis" series: Flushing > Harvest > Trimming > Drying & Curing Why do growers trim cannabis buds in...
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Controlling Smells & Odors in The Grow Room

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. One of the most appealing parts of cannabis is its pungent, unique smell. Unfortunately, that same...
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Controlling Smells & Odors in The Grow Room

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. One of the most appealing parts of cannabis is its pungent, unique smell. Unfortunately, that same...
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Deep Water Culture: Your Questions Answered!

by Sirius Fourside Have you ever heard of hydroponics? Although the term is sometimes used to describe growing cannabis plants in any inert or soilless medium (for example coco coir), it more commonly is used to describe growing with plant roots directly in water and that is what most people think of when they hear the word 'hydroponics'.  Cannabis...
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Do Feminized Cannabis Seeds Make Hermies?

by Nebula Haze What Are Feminized Cannabis Seeds? Seeds where all plants grow up to be female and produce buds What Are Hermies? "Hermie" is short for "hermaphrodite." Hermie cannabis plants usually look like normal female plants for the most part, but they also grow some male parts that produce pollen. This causes seedy buds just like pollen from male plants. Hermies...
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Do My Cannabis Plants Need Side Lighting?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Is Side Lighting Worth It? Side Lighting vs Supplemental Lighting When Is Side Lighting a Good Idea?   Is Side or Supplemental Lighting Worth It For Cannabis Growers? When growing a cannabis plant indoors, light usually comes from a grow light located at the top of the grow space....
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Don’t Make These 7 Flowering Stage Goofs

by Nebula Haze During the flowering stage, your 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 keeping themselves healthy. Unfortunately, this happens to be the exact time that most beginning indoor growers tend to...
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Don’t Make These Plant Training Mistakes!

What isn’t there to love about plant training? Training is fun, it gets you more involved with your plants, it helps maximize on your grow space and lights and it burns a calorie or two in addition to dramatically increasing yields! But there is a dark side to training. It shows up when newer or...
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Dry & Cure Cannabis Buds Like an Expert!

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Overview of the Cannabis Drying/Curing Process Harvest: Harvest cannabis when the white hairs have darkened and curled in. Too early can sometimes trigger anxiousness or headaches for some people. When do I harvest? The most common way to harvest cannabis is: cut down branches, trim off unwanted leaves, then hang branches upside down in a...
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Easy Nutrients: General Hydroponics Flora Trio Guide

For many people, nutrients can be a pretty confusing topic. Not only are there tons of companies to wade through, but some companies have multiple nutrient lines, extra supplements, additives, etc. And once you’re through with that, you still have to figure out how much and how often to feed your plants. Luckily, many of...
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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? FIMing is an easy...
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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" Strain: Papaya by Nirvana (started with 4 feminized seeds) Grow Medium: Top-fed DWC hydroponic system, also known as “Bubbleponics” Nutrients or Additives: General Hydroponics Flora Trio + Botanicare Aquashield Followed this bubbleponics growing tutorial: https://www.growweedeasy.com/high-yield-bubbleponics-technique Grow Lights: CFLs Vegetative:...
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Flushing Cannabis Before Harvest (for Smoother Buds)

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What is the Point of Flushing Cannabis Before Harvest? Is Flushing Important to Bud Quality? How to Flush Cannabis Before Harvest Flushing Tips - Don't Make These Common Mistakes!   This flushing tutorial is part of our "how to harvest cannabis" series: Flushing > Harvest > Trimming > Drying & Curing​   What is the...
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Grow 4-7+ oz with a 250W HPS – Step-By-Step Beginner Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction: Perfect Setup for Beginners & First-Time Growers 250W HPS Grow Light Coco Coir Auto-Flowering Strains Getting Started Get Supplies Get Set Up Seedling Stage Time Germinate Your Seeds! Seedling Care Common Seedling Problems Vegetative Stage Daily Care & Tips Plant Training for Bigger Yields (Optional) Flowering Stage Daily Care...
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Growing Different Strains Together

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Strain Characteristics (Height & Overall Growth Speed) Example of Indica vs Sativa Plant Time to Harvest (Length of Flowering Stage) Giving Plants Equal Light Reaching All the Plants Size of Plants & Over Crowding Growing Multiple Strains Together Many indoor cannabis growers want to grow multiple strains together so that they have a...
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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...
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Growing Medical Marijuana: “Medical” vs Non-Medical Strains

by Nebula Haze What Makes a Strain "Medical"? What's the difference between "medical" and non-medical marijuana? Well the answer is that there is no "real" difference between adult-use and medical marijuana. When it comes to cannabis, there are thousands of varieties which can have quite a wide spectrum of possible effects, and some of these effects are more "medical" than...
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Harvest: This is why we do it all…

by Nebula Haze Harvest time! Your buds are ready for harvest, yet your job as a grower is not quite over yet. (When do I harvest?) Before you use your freshly harvested buds, you must prepare your buds with a process known as curing, which involves drying your buds slowly in a controlled environment. Growers...
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Help, My Leaves Are Dying!

I hear this question all the time... "What's wrong with my plant? The leaves are..." Yellow Brown Grey Red Curling up Curling down Or otherwise dying Today I will clear up the 3 most common reasons that your marijuana plant's leaves are dying... (Where can I buy seeds?)   3 Most Common Reason for Discolored...
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Help! My Plants Are Growing Too Tall

by Nebula Haze If your cannabis plants get too tall for your grow space, you're not alone; it's a really common problem for indoor growers. A cannabis plant's ability to grow very tall in a very short amount of time can (and frequently does) get growers into a lot of unexpected gardening trouble! If you need help...
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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... Basic CFL Grow "The Bedroom Secret" ~$250-$300   Basic HID Starter Grow "The Kindergarten Cultivator" ~$390   Mid Grade HID Grow "The Bud Tender" ~$400-$450   High Grade HID Grow "The Bud Master" ~$550-$650   High Grade...
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How do I grow organic marijuana?

  Read more about composting your own cannabis "super soil" here!     Table of Contents Introduction: Growing Organic Marijuana What About pH? Organic Gardening Method 1: Compost Your Own Super Soil - Highly Recommended! Organic Gardening Method 2: "Hands-off" Alternative     So you want to grow organic? by SpliffyYoda (with contributions from a...
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How Do THC, CBN & CBD Relate to Marijuana Potency?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents THC, CBN and CBD: What Every Grower Needs to Know THC / CBN / CBD Rundown (the Science) THC CBN CBD The Practical Stuff: How Growers Control Cannabinoid Levels   THC, CBN and CBD: What Every Grower Needs to Know Recently, I've been doing a lot of research on cannabinoids (the...
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How Long Does It Take to Grow Weed Indoors?

by Nebula Haze This is one of the most common questions we receive from curious soon-to-be indoor cannabis growers: How long does it really take to grow weed? What's the growing timeline? It's actually a really good question! Every new marijuana grower should know how much work they're signing up for! The short answer is... The...
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How Sirius Grows – 600W MH/HPS & Top-Fed DWC

by Sirius Fourside See a complete grow journal using this setup with yielded over 20 ounces! When it comes to indoor cannabis cultivation, many growers have certain preferences in equipment and/or strategy, and will defend these preferences to the death. What’s the best medium? How about the best tent? Best lights? Best nutrients? No one knows...
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How To Get To Harvest Faster

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?" Learn More: Why are my cannabis buds taking so long to mature?   How to Speed Up Harvest Time Many of our readers write in to ask about speeding...
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How to Grow Cannabis in 10 Steps

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction: How to Get to Harvest in 10 Steps Step 1: Choose Your Place to Grow Step 2: Choose Your Light Step 3: Choose Your Growing Medium Step 4: Get Cannabis-Friendly Nutrients Step 5: Where to Get Cannabis Plants Step 6: Germinate Your Seeds / Start Your Clones Step...
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How to Grow Cannabis in Coco Coir

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Why Use Coco Coir for Growing Cannabis? Cons of Using Coco Coir Coco Coir Rehydration Tutorial - Make an Excellent Coco Coir Mix at Home What You Need Step-By-Step Instructions How to Grow Cannabis with Coco Coir Coco Coir Nutrients What Else Do You Need? Step-By-Step Growing Tutorial $300...
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How To Grow Dense Cannabis Buds

by Nebula Haze Say "No" to Small, Airy Buds! Grow Fat, Dense Cannabis Buds!   Top 5 Most Common Reasons for Airy Marijuana Buds (get a complete breakdown of all the ways to increase bud density in the article below)   Light - The most common reason buds don't develop as densely as they could is the plant didn't get enough...
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How to Grow Pink or Purple Cannabis Buds

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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How to Grow Stronger Smelling Cannabis

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction to Growing Cannabis with a Strong, Complex Smell How to Improve & Strengthen Smell of Buds Specialized Nutrients & Supplements Light Quality (Use Strong Light with Extra UV) Grow in "Living" Soil (Super Soil) Control Temperature & Humidity Last 6 Weeks Flush 1-2 Weeks Before Harvest Harvest Using the Right...
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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)     If time is the critical factor in your life, then I am going to show you how little time it can take for you to grow weed indoors in a spare closet or space. The grow method...
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How to Grow Weed With CFLs

by Nebula Haze (with many cannabis CFL picture contributions by the CFL King joe blow) Table of Contents Why Use CFLs to Grow Cannabis? Step-By-Step: Growing Cannabis with CFLs Learn the Basics Get Supplies Set Up Your Grow Space Start Your Plants Vegetative Stage Flowering Stage Harvest! How Many CFLs Do I Need? Complete Supply List: Start...
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How to Help Plants During a Power Outage

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Emergency Ideas for a Power Outage Grow Lights Go Out Temperature Drops Hydroponic Air Pump Stops Backup Sources of Power   There are many things you can do to help your cannabis plants during a power outage even if you're totally unprepared. There are also lots of ways to prepare so...
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How to Improve Yields by Fixing the “Limiting Factor”

by Sirius Fourside One of the most common questions we get asked by new cannabis growers is “How much bud can I expect to yield with my setup?”  It’s a tough question to answer accurately since there are so many variables that affect your yields. Plus, as a cannabis grower, you are the most important...
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How to Increase THC When Growing Weed

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro to Increasing Cannabis THC Levels Knowns: How to Increase THC and Overall Potency Unknowns: These Things May Increase Potency Conclusion: Get Started! Increasing Cannabis Potency During the Growing Process When it comes to growing cannabis, there are lots of different goals by different growers. Many growers are growing medical marijuana for medical-related purposes. Others...
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How To Make Dry Ice Hash from Buds/Trim

Let's get straight to it: Making hash with dry ice is the easiest, fastest, and (more importantly) the most efficient means of extracting resin from your cannabis. In short, it's our collective opinion (all 2 of us) that Dry Ice Hash is the best means of making hash...period! Pretty big statement right? It's even bigger when you...
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How to Make Feminized Seeds at Home

by Nebula Haze (originally inspired in part by this thread from PhenoMenal) Table of Contents Introduction to Feminizing Your Own Seeds 5 Steps to Feminized Seeds - Learn how to force female plants to make pollen and create feminized seeds Overview Step-by-Step Instructions with Pics Picture Grow Journal Showing Complete Process Frequently Asked Questions What are other ways to identify plant...
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How to Make Medical Cannabis Extract Oil

by Nebula Haze - "How to Make Rick Simpson Oil" video uploaded by T.H. Hunt DNM Table of Contents Introduction Suggested Medical Strains Advantages of Making Your Own Cannabis Oil How to Make 2-4 Grams of Edible Cannabis Hash Oil at Home Supplies Needed Step-By-Step Instructions Safety Precautions Conditions that may get relief from cannabis...
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How to Make Your Own Feminized Cannabis Seeds

  Click Here to View the Updated Version of This Article!   Making Feminized Marijuana Seeds at Home is Easy! (How To Breed 2 Female Plants Together For Seeds) by Nebula Haze (inspired by this thread from PhenoMenal) Ever wondered how those marijuana seed banks make feminized seeds? When you "feminize" a seed, what that means is you're...
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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....
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How to Prepare for the Flowering Stretch

by Sirius Fourside Right around the time when kids start hitting middle schools, short awkward teenagers go through puberty and turn into taller awkward teenagers...or was that just me? I’m sure you knew of at least one kid who grew so much, they looked almost as if someone grabbed them by their head and feet and just...
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How to Prevent Nitrogen, Calcium & Magnesium Deficiencies (N & Cal-Mag)

by Nebula Haze Here's the short-and-sweet, cheat-sheet version: You may need more nitrogen (N) if... Bottom leaves are wilting, turning yellow, and falling off on their own You may need less nitrogen (N) if... Plant is in the flowering stage Leaves are dark green Leaf tips are clawed You may need a Cal-Mag supplement if... Using reverse...
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How to Produce 1 Gram/Watt of Cannabis

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction: What Is "1 Gram/Watt" and Why Do Indoor Growers Want It? 3 Important Facts You Must Remember It's Really Hard to Get 1 Gram/Watt Many Growers Don't Measure Weight Accurately It Doesn't Take "Light Hours" Into Account How to Actually Achieve the Elusive 1+ Grams/Watt   What Is "1 Gram Per Watt" and...
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How to Research & Find the Right Strain

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: How to Pick the Right Cannabis Strains 1.) First, what exactly are you looking for? Indica vs Sativa strains (also, what's "Auto-Flowering?") Medical vs Non Medical Strains - what makes cannabis effective? Appearance & Smell - what do buds look and smell like? Timelines & Yields - how long until harvest and what yields to...
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How to Save Money When Growing Weed

Growing cannabis at home is more popular than it’s ever been! It’s partially due to cannabis’ growing acceptance throughout the world, but it’s also partly due to the availability of specialized growing equipment that can make it a lot easier to grow top-quality bud at home. However, some "tools" that are supposed to help you grow marijuana end...
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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...
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How to Set Up a Grow Tent for Cannabis

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Who Should Use Grow Tents? Quickly Create the Perfect Environment What Size Grow Tent? How to Set Up a Grow Tent for Ultimate Stealth Who Should Use Grow Tents? Grow tents are designed to keep things simple for hobbyist cannabis growers. As convenient as grow tents are, they're not designed...
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How to Use CO2 to Increase Cannabis Yields

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction: Using CO2 For Growing Cannabis Pros & Cons of Using CO2 How Much CO2 Do I Need? Start Using CO2 Today! Use the Right Grow Light Seal Your Grow Space (optional) Add CO2 So It's "Raining" On Plants From Above Turn off CO2 at Night How to Use CO2 in the Vegetative...
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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...
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Indoor Humidity Control for Cannabis Plants

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside Table of Contents Introduction Why Humidity Matters to YOU Effects of Poor Humidity Management Humidity Basics Clones Seedling & Vegetative Stage Flowering Stage Drying Buds Temperature & Humidity (VPD) Too Cold? Too Hot? How to Control Humidity in the Grow Room Step 1: Get a Humidity & Temperature Monitor...
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Is 12-12 From Seed Worth It?

by Nebula Haze Is 12/12 from seed worth it? Is it a good way to get big yields as quickly as possible? In a word, no... but there is truth to the idea behind initiating the flowering stage as soon as possible! When modified slightly, the same basic technique will give you much bigger yields while...
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Is it better to grow cannabis in soil or hydro?

by Nebula Haze Which cannabis growing medium is the best for growing marijuana, and which style of growing is right for you? Will you get the biggest yields growing marijuana with hydroponics, with soil, or a hydro-soil fusion (such as coco coir or other soilless potting mixes)? Which growing medium produces the highest quality buds? This tutorial will teach you what...
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It Happens To Every Grower!

by Nebula Haze & Sirius Fourside As the buds from my last harvest slowly finish curing, I like to reflect on the grow I just finished as well as my past grows. There are many lessons for growers to learn and I've learned a lot of them the hard way! But today, I want to share one of the...
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Kind K5 XL1000 LED Grow Journal – 1.3 lb Harvest!

by UHave NoClue Grow Details Final Yield: 20.1 oz (1.3 lbs) LED Grow Light: Kind K5 XL1000 Average Yields for this LED: 11-11.5 oz Uses 650W of Electricity Dimmable Built-in Timer, Fans & Heatsinks Remote Control Learn More on Amazon Nutrients: General Hydroponics Flora Trio Supplements: CaliMagic, Diamond Nectar, Armor Si and FloraKleen Grow Space: 5'x5' grow tent Grow Type: DWC/RDWC (Hydroponics) Grow Time: 4 months,...
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LBH’s Famous ScrOG Tutorial

by LBH - View original cannabis scrog tutorials by LBH on Rollitup: 4 Way LST tutorial & ScrOG tutorial Table of Contents Introduction Overview of ScrOG Process Make Your Screen Screen Materials How to Make Frame Vegetative Stage Topping Your Plants for ScrOG Step-By-Step Tutorial (with Pictures) Flowering Stage Use Tucking to Complete the ScrOG Frequently Asked Questions...
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Learn How to Store Weed So It Lasts!

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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Learning Hard Lessons the Easy Way!

by Sirius Fourside What’s the secret to growing the best bud? Is there really even a secret? As growers, our nature compels us to search for that "secret thing" that will take our grows to the next level. The problem is that sometimes we’re looking in the wrong place, and I’ve personally spent a lot...
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LEC vs Induction vs Plasma Grow Lights: What’s the Difference?

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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Light Deprivation (“Light Dep”) Technique

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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Low Stress Training (LST) Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What is Low Stress Training? How Does LST Work? Step-By-Step: How to LST Your Plants Top Your Cannabis Plant (optional) Create a "Star" Shape from Above  Prepare for Flowering Stage - LST Strategy   Introduction to Low Stress Training (LST) Low Stress Training or LST is like bonsai for cannabis plants. It’s the practice...
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Magnetic Induction Grow Lights & Plasma Grow Lights: Do they work?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Introduction Different Types of Induction Grow Lights Plasma Induction Lights Magnetic Induction Lights Should You Get Induction Grow Lights? Bonus Pictures: Magnetic Induction Grow Lights in Action   Induction Grow Lights For Growing Marijuana Indoor cannabis growers are always looking for the best way to increase their yields without...
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Make Your Buds Sparkle With More Trichomes

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What Are Trichomes? When to Harvest For Highest Potency 4 Stages of Trichome Development (Harvest Stage 2 or 3) How to Easily See Trichomes Up Close How to Increase Number of Trichomes on Buds What Are Trichomes? When growers say they want to make cannabis buds "sparkle" with trichomes, what are they talking...
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MH & HPS Grow Lights for Cannabis

by Sirius Fourside Table of Contents Introduction to HID Grow Lights Which Size HPS Grow Light? (get estimates for yields & electricity cost) The Different Components of an HID Grow Light System Setting Up & Using Your MH/HPS Grow Light How Far Away Should MH/HPS Grow Lights Be From My Plants? How to Control Odors How To Set...
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Mulch: Powerful Tool for Organic Growers

by Mulcher4Life Introduction: Mulch for Organic Gardening In an organic setting, the goal or ideal method is to mimic nature in the most efficient way possible. Since, potentially, it is medicine for sick patients that we are producing, we must do our absolute best to make sure that it is free of any pathogenic fungi,...
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Nebula’s Flowering Stage Defoliation Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Introduction to Bud-Based Defoliation What is cannabis defoliation, and why/how does removing leaves from a cannabis plant increase yields? The point of defoliation is to "hack" your plant's natural processes in the early part of the flowering stage to cause it to grow its buds and colas differently. You'll notice in the pictures below that the plants...
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Nebula’s Manifold – Cannabis “Main-Lining”

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: What is Main-Lining Cannabis? Ultra-Quick Guide to Building a Manifold Supplies List Main-Lining Diagram List of Important Definitions Step-By-Step Instructions (with pics) Tips & Hints Strain Choice Growing Environment Extra Plant Training Help What is Main-Lining Cannabis? The cannabis "main-lining" technique is the process of building a "manifold" on a...
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Photoperiod vs Autoflowering Marijuana Strains by EasilyUsed

When looking at cannabis seed options online, there are "photoperiod" and "auto-flowering" marijuana strains available. What do these terms mean?  Today, EasilyUsed breaks it down for you...   The Basics of Photoperiod vs Autoflowering Marijuana Strains by EasilyUsed Photoperiod Cannabis Strains Will vegetate essentially indefinitely on anything between an 18/6 and 24/0 light cycle. Can be...
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Picture Guide to Cloning Marijuana

by Nebula Haze What is a cannabis "clone?" What are the advantages of taking marijuana clones? Well, first of all, cloning is one of the easiest and fastest ways for cannabis growers to make many new (and basically free) weed plants at once! What Supplies Do I Need for Cloning? Cloning cannabis is the process of making a smaller copy a specific...
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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 GrowWeedEasy.com, we're always looking for ways to change our grows to make them better and more enjoyable.  One way we get motivated is to...
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PPM: What It Is and How To Track It

by Sirius Fourside 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”. If you’re like me, you’ve probably avoided learning about this term altogether as it seems to add another layer...
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Prevent Outdoor Cannabis Heat Stress

by Nebula Haze How to Save Marijuana Plants During a Heat Wave Many outdoor growers are dealing with unusually high temperatures during their summer grows, and many of you have written in with pictures of outdoor cannabis plants that are wilting and drooping, with leaves that are twisting, curling, flipping up at the edges, or otherwise getting majorly stressed by the...
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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 products don't just cover up smells, they actually get rid of them permanently!...
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PSA: Too Much Light?!

by Sirius Fourside We all know how important light is to cannabis plants! In the wild, growing cannabis plants generally like bright, direct sunlight. Outdoor cannabis plants given lots of light can grow to the size of trees! That’s why indoor growers have been trying for years to make a system that mimics the sun or...
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Quick Guide to Marijuana Training Techniques

by: Sirius Fourside 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?” The answer: efficiency! Although cannabis is a weed and has an easy time growing, it doesn’t do so in an efficient manner for indoor growing....
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Reflection – Increase Yields Indoors with Reflective Walls

by Nebula Haze Light Reflectivity in the Cannabis Grow Room - Make the Most of Your Grow Lights! Introduction Reflectivity: Walls of the Grow Room Reflection Options Highly Recommended Reflectivity Options Good Reflectivity Options "Just Okay" Reflectivity Options "Do Not Use" Reflectivity Options Temperature & Reflectivity Reflectors/Hoods: Choose the Best Light Meters: Don't Leave Yourself in...
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Roots: The Most Important Part of Your Plant!

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’. But the roots of your plant are the real workforce behind your plants success. They might not be directly responsible for growing...
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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 Rockwool slabs in an ebb & flow (flood and drain) tray that contain the entire rootmass. During normal growth they get submerged in 5 gallons of pH balanced nutrient solution every day. See picture below Grow Light: mainly 1000W...
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Selective Light Training (SLT)

Light Spectrum And Selective Light Training by SuperAngryGuy Published with permission. Note by Nebula:  I came across this incredibly interesting article by SuperAngryGuy, an avid grower who has been doing some interesting research into marijuana grow lights and who is kind enough to allow others to repost his work so that the growing community can...
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Should I “top” an auto-flowering cannabis plant?

by Nebula Haze Yes, you can top an auto-flowering plant that is growing fast and healthy. For example if it has grown at least 4-5 nodes (pairs of "real" leaves) by the end of week 2. Otherwise it may not be growing fast enough to handle topping without getting stunted. Read on to learn more!...
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Simplest Cannabis Plant Training Guide

By Nebula Haze For indoor growers, there are tons of “techniques” for plant training to increase cannabis yields, including LST, topping / FIMing, manifolding, ScrOG, etc. These tactics have been developed and named by various growers over the years, and it can get really confusing! There's so many names being thrown around, and some of the techniques can be complicated...
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Soil vs Hydroponics: Growing Cannabis

by Nebula Haze Today, we're going to discuss the difference between growing marijuana with soil or growing marijuana with hydroponics. First... What is soil and what is hydroponics? Soil for Growing Cannabis Soil is the mineral and organic material found on the surface of the Earth which is a natural growing medium for plants. Marijuana...
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Sour Kush SCROG Pics @ 37 days in Flower

HOW DID OGKUSHOG GROW THESE MAGNIFICENT PLANTS? Learn how ogkushog produced this gorgeous sea of buds using the scrog technique Used with permission. View original post right here. The Power of SCROG - Using a Screen or Net to LST Your Plants Into A Horizontal Bed of Buds  by ogkushog The time I spend tending my plants...
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Space Buckets – Start Growing Marijuana For $100!

by Ekrof of SpaceBuckets.com Example of a Space Bucket in Action A Space Bucket Harvest Average yield is around 1 oz, though you can get up to 2 oz with the skills of a bucket wizard! Table of Contents Materials Needed How to Make Your Space Bucket Optional Extras and Upgrades LED Grow Light Easy Watering...
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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 training techniques give you an edge in growing and help you increase your yields. However, there is one...
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Stealthy Exhaust Systems for Indoor Plants

How To Set Up Your Exhaust Optimally, you want the exhaust to pull air from your hot lights and directly out a window, in a short, straight line if possible. Exhausts become less and less efficient at cooling the further your air has to travel, and the less straight the path. A short, straight, direct...
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Super Cropping Marijuana: Simple Secret to Bigger Yields

by Nebula Haze   Table of Contents What is Super Cropping? Why Does Super Cropping Work So Well? What You Need To Super Crop Your Cannabis Plants How to Super Crop Your Cannabis Choose Branches Bend Branches Tape up any slits in branches if needed Remove tape after 1 week or when plant has healed Final...
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T5 vs CFLs: Fluorescent Grow Light Showdown

by Sirius Fourside When stealth is a growers biggest concern, fluorescent grow lights are the undisputed king. They make very little heat compared to HID(High Intensity Discharge) lights  and LEDs, they tend to make a smaller impact on your electric bill, and they are much cheaper to get started with. They’re also very beginner friendly...
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The Perpetual Harvest: How to Grow Unlimited Weed!

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 cannabis plant to light makes for more buds. This week, we're revisiting a topic that many newer growers may be unaware of: The...
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The pH Pen Guide!

Any grower who wants to cultivate their own high-grade homegrown cannabis has to pass a few milestones before that becomes a possibility. One of those milestones is being able to test the pH (the ‘p’ is always lower case) of the water you’re giving your plants. If you grow in soil, DWC, aquaponics, coco coir...it...
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Timeline of the Cannabis Flowering Stage (12/12 to Harvest)

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Marijuana Flowering Stage Timeline Week 1-3 - Transition to Flowering Week 3-4 - Budlets Form Week 4-6 - Buds Start Fattening Up Week 6-8 - Buds Ripen, Pistils Darken - some strains spend longer in this stage Week 8+ - Flowering Ends, Final Flush, Harvest   Introduction to the Cannabis Flowering Stage During the phase of life known...
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Too Busy to Grow?

by Sirius Fourside Do you ever feel that there just isn’t enough time in the day to do everything you need to do? Between jobs, families and other commitments, many people feel they don’t have any time left to do things they’d like...such as growing their own cannabis. So now the question is, can those...
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Top 7 Most Common Growing “Myths”

by Sirius Fourside Some guy on an internet forum showed me a super-secret trick that he learned from his neighbor's cousin who is a master grower... All you have to do is crumble 7 goldfish crackers per gallon of water into your nutrients every other feeding. The crackers use a wheat compound that’s impossible to obtain...
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Topping vs FIMing Cannabis Tutorial

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: Cutting Cannabis for Better Structure Topping vs FIMing Tips for Topping & FIMing Don't Cut Too Early! Don't Cut Too Late! How to Know It Worked  How to Top Cannabis How to FIM Cannabis   Cutting Cannabis for Better Structure: Topping & FIMing Topping and FIMing are two cannabis...
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Use LST to Grow a Short Sativa

by Nebula Haze Key Takeaway: You Can Use LST (Low Stress Training) to Force Any Marijuana Plant to Grow Into Any Shape You Want LST allows you to train your marijuana plants to grow into basically any shape. This gives you the power to  force any strain to grow short, giving you the ability to grow a short...
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What Are “Foxtails” on Cannabis Buds?

by Sirius Fourside What to Do About Marijuana Foxtailing Picture some dried and cured, ready-to-smoke bud in your mind. Maybe it’s some you’ve harvested yourself, maybe it’s some exotic-looking unique strain, or maybe it’s just a generic picture your mind pulls up when you think ‘weed’. I’m sure there are a few exceptions, but I’m...
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What do I need to get started growing cannabis indoors?

(New Cannabis Grower's Shopping List)   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: Budget What's my starting budget? What's my...
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What is “Schwazzing” & How Does it Increase Cannabis Yields?

by Nebula Haze I recently was asked about the "schwazzing" technique for growing cannabis found in a $500 (yikes!) hardcover book called Three a Light by Joshua Haupt. "Schwazzing" is a term found in a book called Three a Light by Joshua Haupt. It refers to a specific time sequence of defoliating your plants to increase yields. Here's a timelapse video showing the...
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What is the Optimum Final Height for Cannabis Plants?

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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What Medical Marijuana Strain is Right For Me?

by Nebula Haze   Table of Contents Finding the Perfect Strain Learn About the Different "Types" of Marijuana: Indica, Sativa & Ruderalis How to Research Strains     Would you like to find the perfect strain for your symptoms? First off, where you can get seeds for these strains? If you know someone who is already growing...
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What’s the Best Growing Medium for Weed: Soil, Coco or Hydro?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What is a "Grow Medium"? Best Grow Mediums for Cannabis Soil or Compost Soilless Mix (Especially Coco & Perlite) Hydroponics Conclusion: So Which is Best?   Introduction to Cannabis Grow Mediums When talking about growing marijuana, what is a "grow medium"? A growing medium or grow medium is what you're growing your cannabis roots in, whether that...
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What’s the Best Pot? Containers Explained

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: What Do Cannabis Roots Want? Types of Containers Regular pot with saucer Smart pots Air pots Hempy Buckets Hydro How to Catch Water Runoff Saucers Trays Which Size Container? General Guide to Container Sizes Start Small For Best Results How to Water Seedlings in Too-Big Containers Transplanting for...
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What’s the Cost of Electricity to Grow Marijuana?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents What Will My Electricity Bill Look Like? Estimated Cost Per Month (for grow lights, fans, pumps, AC, etc.) How to Figure Out Cost Per Grow (and cost of each ounce you harvest) Electrical Safety Tips Tips to Save Electricity Without Sacrificing Yields   What Will My Electricity Bill Look Like? How much...
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When Do I Transplant Cannabis Plants?

by Nebula Haze Intro: Transplanting Cannabis for Faster Growth When is Plant Rootbound? Seed to Final Container: When to Transplant Guide Transplanting Tips   Why Should I Transplant My Cannabis Plants? There are advantages to transplanting your marijuana, and this transplant guide and tutorial will teach you when and how to transplant your pot plants perfectly...
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Where Should I Grow In the House?

By: Grass Master J (with contributions by Nebula Haze) 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. Regardless of how many plants you grow, what sort of lights you use, whether you're growing in soil or a snazzy...
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Which Nutrients Should You Be Using?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Best NPK Ratios for Growing Cannabis Organic vs Chemical Nutrients What Is the Difference Between Brands? Popular Cannabis Nutrient Brands Can I Create My Own Nutrients From Scratch?   What's the Best NPK Ratio for Cannabis Nutrients? If you've decided to start growing cannabis for the first time, trying to figure out the...
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Which pH Tester Is Best?

by Sirius Fourside When it comes to keeping your marijuana plants healthy and happy, maintaining a good pH is one of the first things you need to do. The pH of the area around your plant’s roots (called the “root zone”) is what determines which nutrients your plants are able to uptake. If the pH...
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Which Room in the House is Best for Growing Weed?

by Sammy Spade (with contributions by Nebula Haze) 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...
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Which Strain Breeders Can I Trust?

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 &...
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Why Are Cannabis Leaves Turning Yellow?

by Nebula Haze Are some or all of your cannabis leaves turning yellow? Maybe your leaves also have other symptoms like spots, curling, wilting, brown patches, etc. Marijuana plants may get yellowing leaves for several different reasons, so it can be hard to figure out the true root of the problem! Today I'll break down...
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Why are my buds taking forever to mature?

by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Why Are My Buds Taking So Long? How to Get Buds to Mature Faster Example of Buds That Should Be Harvested Now (even if trichomes don't look ready)   Why is my plant taking so long to mature? Can I make buds ripen faster? Sometimes you'll run into a situation where the...
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Why Is My Weed Weak? (And How to Fix It)

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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Why the First Few Grows Can Seem So Tough…

by Sirius Fourside I’m not ashamed to admit that my first few grows ended in complete failure. I had some bad information, and I combined that with some over-priced products and a dash of over-zealousness. For most of my early attempts, I ended up with plants that never got the chance to make even tiny...
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