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Pruning Marijuana: Slugger’s Grow Room

Pruning Marijuana: Slugger’s Grow Room

kram January 12, 2012 2

Recently we were invited to check out Big Slugger’s indoor medical marijuana garden in northern California.  When we arrived, we found him hard at work pruning and thinning out the lower branches of his

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Removing Cannabis Leaves to Maximize Light

Removing Cannabis Leaves to Maximize Light

Rambo January 7, 2012 20

A few days ago, a friend asked me when he should start removing leaves on his indoor medical cannabis plants. The tops of the plants were becoming crowded with big healthy leaves; and he

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Light Cycles and Flowering Cannabis

Light Cycles and Flowering Cannabis

Rambo January 7, 2012 255

In nature, cannabis plants (excluding ruderalis) begin to flower in the late Summer and early Fall. When the days start to become shorter and the nights longer, flowering signals are triggered by photoperiodism, beginning

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Injectors for outdoor garden fertigation

Injectors for outdoor garden fertigation

gore January 5, 2012 4

One of the best ways to fertilize a marijuana garden is through a fertigation system. Fertigation systems use injectors to draw a concentrated liquid fertilizer solution from a reservoir into a garden hose or

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Heat Management In Grow Rooms

Heat Management In Grow Rooms

gore December 31, 2011 19

For many indoor marijuana growers, managing heat is a constant uphill battle. Grow rooms use an enormous amount of equipment and electricity to maintain suitable growing conditions for marijuana plants. I have visited grow

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Carbon Dioxide: Fertilizer For The Air

Carbon Dioxide: Fertilizer For The Air

gore December 31, 2011 10

Plant growth is fueled by the production of glucose through photosynthesis. This process requires three components–water, light and carbon dioxide (CO2).  In other articles, we address lighting and watering. Here, the focus is CO2 –specifically,

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How to Germinate Marijuana Seeds

How to Germinate Marijuana Seeds

Rambo December 31, 2011 47

Germinating marijuana seeds and caring for marijuana seedlings is one of the easiest steps in growing marijuana. That said, if you do not know what you are doing, it is also an easy step

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Grow Light Intensity Principles

Grow Light Intensity Principles

Rambo December 28, 2011 17

Understanding light is the single greatest factor to perfecting the art of growing marijuana indoors. Light is the fuel that drives the process of photosynthesis, so an understanding of these concepts is imperative to

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Security Overview for Growing Marijuana Outdoors

Security Overview for Growing Marijuana Outdoors

Rambo December 12, 2011 9

Growing marijuana outdoors can be risky business, but a well constructed security system around your garden can help mitigate that risk and help you sleep at night. Part of choosing a great location for

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Identifying When To Harvest Marijuana

Identifying When To Harvest Marijuana

Rambo December 12, 2011 2

It can be a bit daunting for beginners to identify the proper time to harvest marijuana plants. The anticipation of enjoying the fruits of your labor, and fears of losing everything to thieves, has

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