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  1. How much is a dime of weed?
    How much is a dime of weed?
    Ever wondered what a dime bag of weed is and why it's called that? You're in the right place! Let's dig into where this cannabis slang name originally came from. Where did the term ‘dime bag’ come from? The term "dime bag" or “dime sack” is slang for $10 worth of weed. It was given the name “dime” referring to the name of the American 10 cents coin. The name dime bag caught on in the 70’s and has since been used to refer to any $10 bag of weed. How much does a dime bag of weed weigh? A dime bag of weed typically weighs about one gram, however the name ‘dime bag’ refers to the cost rather than...
  2. What Is Cannabis Bud Rot? And how to treat it
    What Is Cannabis Bud Rot? And how to treat it
    With a name like bud rot, you know it can’t be good. Cannabis bud rot is something no grower ever wants to see in the later phases of plant maturity. Salvaging bud rot is difficult, but if you catch it early enough you can treat it. It’s important to be able to spot those early signs and even more important to understand the common bud rot causes so that you can help you prevent it. What is bud rot?  Put simply, cannabis bud rot is a fungus or mold that can grow on cannabis plants. More technically it’s known as botrytis cinerea, or gray mold. The pathogen initially develops from the center of the buds, and stem and normally appears...
  3. DIY Cannabis Oil From Home - The Top Methods & Recipes You Need To Know
    DIY Cannabis Oil From Home - The Top Methods & Recipes You Need To Know
    DIY, or ‘do-it-yourself’ methods for common everyday projects, and self-care routines are rising in popularity. For cannabis, too. From growing your own crops, to learning how to make THC oil at home - there are many DIY options for saving money, and customizing cannabis goods to suit your own personal needs. So, here we’re teaching you the ultimate ways to make cannabis oil recipes from home. Keep reading to find out the easiest ways to DIY cannabis oil, and the benefits of doing so. Continue reading →
  4. Discover The Top DIY Ways To Use Leftover Cannabis Trim
    Discover The Top DIY Ways To Use Leftover Cannabis Trim
    No matter the size of your grow room or harvest, in the end growers are always left with foil trays or tables full of cannabis trim, leaves and popcorn like buds. You may feel wasteful by tossing the piles in the trash and you’d be right. As you can easily repurpose leftover cannabis trim and leaves into even more cannabis goods, getting the biggest bang for your buck. So, what are some of the simplest DIY ways to use cannabis trimmings at the end of each crop’s life cycle? Keep reading to find out.  Continue reading →
  5. The Colors Of Cannabis And What Do They Mean
    The Colors Of Cannabis And What Do They Mean
    Let’s be honest, there’s nothing like a gorgeous cannabis nug or as captivating as a gorgeous flowering plant. One of the most beloved traits of the most favorite strains, is the cannabis plant colors it produces. In fact, colored weed strains are much in-demand regardless of their effects or strengths. But where exactly do colors of cannabis come from?    Continue reading →
  6. How To Choose The Best Soil For Growing Cannabis
    How To Choose The Best Soil For Growing Cannabis
    If you go to any cannabis trade fair you will see all sorts of different companies promoting a litany of products, from the most recent tents, to advanced hydroponic setups, to the latest in lighting fixtures and the best soil for growing cannabis. This can be intimidating for some, as many of these products seem quite advanced and expensive, however growing good cannabis can actually be surprisingly easy. That is of course, if you do what nature intended for cannabis, namely provide a solid foundation in the form of some good old-fashioned soil. Continue reading →
  7. The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Plant Anatomy
    The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Plant Anatomy
    When cultivating a complex plant like cannabis, it’s best to know all of its working parts. Understanding the basics of cannabis plant anatomy can help you better identify issues, and nurture its health. In doing so, you can maximize growth overall, and most importantly, yields too. That’s why we’ve put together a simple guide to the autonomy of cannabis plants for you to learn more.   Continue reading →
  8. Your Ultimate Guide to Sun Rocks vs Moon Rocks - Uncover the Top Differences
    Your Ultimate Guide to Sun Rocks vs Moon Rocks - Uncover the Top Differences
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock it’s likely you've heard of cannabis sun rocks or moon rocks. As this out-of-this-world new way to consume weed, and concentrates, is rising in popularity.  Continue reading →
  9. What are landrace and heirloom marijuana strains?
    What are landrace and heirloom marijuana strains?
    In today’s world of weed, the biggest trends usually represent the latest in strains or products. But as cannabis connoisseurs learn more about the plant, what’s ‘old’ is quickly becoming ‘new’ again.  Recently, there’s been a rise in popularity for the nostalgia of classic cannabis. Especially with heirloom strains and landrace strains. So, what exactly are these genes? And, what do they mean to the industry today? Let’s find out more with our ultimate guide to landrace and heirloom strains, and why you need to know. Continue reading →
  10. Everything you need to know about trichomes
    Everything you need to know about trichomes
    Everyone loves a beautiful crystal coated bud. In fact, sticky-icky nugs are held at the highest regard in the cannabis industry. But, what are those mini crystals, and what do they mean to the overall quality? Continue reading →
  11. How To Increase Cannabis Yields
    How To Increase Cannabis Yields
    There’s nothing worse than working months towards a crop, only to be disappointed with less than ideal yields. But luckily, you can avoid the frustration from the start. When growing cannabis, to increase yields there are a few tricks you can easily implement. Keep reading to learn how to increase cannabis yields, with tips from the pro’s. Continue reading →
  12. Can you tell the sex of cannabis seeds?
    Can you tell the sex of cannabis seeds?
    If you didn’t know by now...girls rule in the world of weed. That’s because female plants are necessary for producing high-quality buds with high THC levels. In fact, unless a grower is breeding - male plants are typically discarded as soon as the sex of the plant presents itself. But, what if you didn’t have to wait for growth to tell the sex of cannabis seeds? There’s a common myth across the industry that you can identify the sex of cannabis seeds before they sprout. So, is it true? We set out for the answers, to find out. What do cannabis seeds look like? Cannabis seeds are small and oval shaped about the size of the head on a match...
  13. What are terpenes and what do they do?
    What are terpenes and what do they do?
    Terpenes are commonly known in cannabis for good reason. They produce weed’s unique aromas, and add to its effects, too. Like THC, terps can be just as important to your overall buzz or high. So, it’s important to understand what terpenes are, and what they can do. Then, you’ll be asking - how do I increase the levels of terpenes in my crops? Continue reading →
  14. How to choose the right cannabis seeds
    How to choose the right cannabis seeds
    When choosing to grow cannabis, it all starts with the right seed. The seed you choose will ultimately decipher how big the plant will be, how long the plant’s life cycle is, the yields you’ll harvest and the effects you’ll be treated to. Hence, the importance of choosing the right seeds. So, just how should you choose the right cannabis seeds for you? Here’s our full in-depth guide to all the factors to consider when choosing which cannabis seeds to grow. Continue reading →
  15. The Complete guide to harvesting, drying and curing weed
    The Complete guide to harvesting, drying and curing weed
    Nothing is more exciting than watching your own cannabis plants reach maturity. But work doesn’t stop once the buds start appearing. After carefully cultivating your plants for weeks, there are a few important final tasks: timing your harvest right, trimming your buds properly, drying them correctly, and curing them. These steps are crucial to ensuring a high-quality crop. Continue reading →
  16. How to store cannabis seeds
    How to store cannabis seeds
    High-quality cannabis seeds have a germination rate of around 100% if cultivated within six months. But growers often want to wait longer, perhaps using just some of their latest batch or collecting the seeds from a successful harvest and saving them for future use. Thankfully, it’s possible to effectively store marijuana seeds until you’re ready for your next crop. But using the right techniques is crucial. Knowing how to store marijuana seeds is fundamental to ensuring their viability. Continue reading →

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