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1. Phases of Growth
2. Water / Light Cycles
3. Growing Techniques etc.

Key Points of Harvest Time – High Times. A common misconception of marijuana cultivation, especially among first-time growers, is that harvest time is like gym class in grade school—it’s still a class you have to go to but it requires less thought and more fun than an actual science class.

Key Points of Harvest Time – High Times

Unfortunately, underestimating the final phases of a grow operation can be a very costly mistake when it comes down to grading the outcome of your buds. Fatal errors in areas such as flushing, cutting and curing buds can lead to big disappointment after long months of hard work and care. To be sure this doesn’t happen to you, and to ensure the highest quality of your cannabis—no matter what strain it is—it’s important to take note of a few Key Points of Harvest Time. By Crazy Composer & Nico EscondidoPhotos by Freebie Numero Uno The first, and perhaps most important, aspect of harvesting cannabis is knowing exactly when to start chopping down the ladies. As with pistils, trichomes also begin to change color as the buds mature. Key Points of Harvest Time – High Times.

Female Pre-Flowers and Flowering. Picture Guide to Cloning Marijuana. What is a cannabis "clone?

Picture Guide to Cloning Marijuana

" 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 free) weed plants at once! Cloning cannabis is the process of making a smaller copy a specific cannabis plant. Basically a clone is a little piece of plant that has been cut off (a "cutting") from a parent plant and then given the opportunity to make roots of its own. Cannabis clones are cuttings from a marijuana plant - these cuttings make roots of their own and grow into an identical plant as the "mother! " Each cannabis clone has the same genes and is a genetic copy of its parent. Cloning cannabis lets you make dozens of (free) identical cannabis plants quickly! Growers can take many clones of a single marijuana plant, and this is an easy way to get many plants that will grow the same way as the mother plant and produce buds with similar characteristics (smell, taste, potency, etc).

Think springtime. Tutorial: How to Grow Cannabis Indoors! By Nebula Haze Table of Contents Intro: Learn How to Grow Weed Indoors How Long Until You’re Smoking Your Buds?

Tutorial: How to Grow Cannabis Indoors!

4 months Growing Cannabis Basics Light Needs (Cannabis needs more light than most house plants)Two Stages of Life: Vegetative & FloweringHow to Get Seeds or Clones - Choosing the Right StrainElectricity Use (For Indoor Growers)Setup Cost Setup & Supplies. What Nutrients Are Good for Cannabis? By Nebula Haze Do you need special fertilizers to grow weed?

What Nutrients Are Good for Cannabis?

How do you choose the best marijuana nutrients? What type of nutrients do you need to grow cannabis, and do you need nutrients from the beginning? Use a “Vegetative” nutrient formula for the vegetative stage (if using high-quality soil, you can skip vegetative nutrients for the first several weeks)Use a “Bloom” (low Nitrogen) nutrient formula for the flowering stage.

How do I germinate marijuana seeds? Growing Marijuana Indoors vs. Outdoors. Difficulty Indoor takes more work from you on a regular basis because there are more variables you must control, and more that you must personally provide to give your plants a good growing environment.

Growing Marijuana Indoors vs. Outdoors

On the other hand, there are fewer unexpected influences that can affect your plants indoors, especially compared to Mother Nature, so growing indoors is often more predictable. Indoor growing is often difficult for new growers as they learn the ropes, but seasoned growers are often able to grow plants in a breezy 20 minutes/week or less because they already know exactly what to do. Outdoors you may have to take more time initially to research and learn about your environment through trial and error. It's important to make sure you choose a compatible marijuana strain for your local weather while also picking the right place to plant your garden. For people in cold climates or who live in highly urban environments, growing outdoors would take much more effort than it's worth. Cost / Price. How Long Does It Take to Grow Weed? By Nebula Haze This is one of the most common questions we receive from curious soon-to-be cannabis growers: How long does it really take to grow weed?

How Long Does It Take to Grow Weed?

What's the growing timeline? It's actually a really good question! Every new marijuana grower should know what they're signing up for! The short answer is... The Average Indoor Grow Takes 3-4 Months. How to Dry & Cure Marijuana - Step-By-Step Tutorial. Low Stress Training (LST) Tutorial. Marijuana Growers HQ – Light Cycles and Flowering Cannabis. In nature, cannabis plants (excluding ruderalis) begin to flower in the late Summer and early Fall.

Marijuana Growers HQ – Light Cycles and Flowering Cannabis

When the days start to become shorter and the nights longer, flowering signals are triggered by photoperiodism, beginning the flowering process. The increasing hours of darkness signal to the plant that Fall is just around the corner. The female marijuana plant shifts its energy from vegetative growth into flowering, in order to attract pollen and produce seeds. By manipulating the hours of darkness, indoor and outdoor growers can delay flowering indefinitely or begin flowering whenever desired. The traditional method used to sustain vegetative growth is to keep light on the plants between 18 and 24 hours each day. Beginners: How to Grow Just One Pot Plant in Your Home.

As the weather warms up, so do most smokers.

Beginners: How to Grow Just One Pot Plant in Your Home

There is something about the spring and summer months that brings out the toker in all of us. And, sometimes, it brings out our green thumbs, too! For the more enthusiastic cannabis lover, their attention often turns from rolling joints to another facet of the plant—cultivation. Around this time every year we get flooded with questions from the home hobbyist asking about growing “just one little pot plant” in their own home. Well, that’s music to our ears here at HIGH TIMES!