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General Cannabis Care

Learning Hard Lessons the Easy Way!

by Sirius Fourside

What’s the secret to growing the best bud? Whether there really is a secret or not doesn’t matter, because human nature compels us to try to find one! Everyone wants to know the secret thing they’re missing that will take their grow to the expert level.

LST - Low Stress Training

by Nebula Haze

Key Takeaway: You can use LST (Low Stress Training - a technique that gently bends plants) to create multiple colas. LST also allows you to force cannabis plants to grow into a shape and size you want - even if you only have a tiny grow space!

Example: All this bud is growing on a single 18" tall plant in someone's homemade grow box!
(this wouldn't be possible without LST/plant training)

Bud Rot

by Nebula Haze

How to Prevent & Stop Bud Rot (quick summary)

  • Air circulation - Make sure there’s always plenty of air moving over all the buds and leaves, and through the plant. This can take careful planning.

Cannabis Bud Rot -
Big Symptom Picture: 
Leaf Color: 
Edges Appear Brown or Burnt
Dark or Purple Leaves
Leaf Symptoms: 
Abnormal Growth
Other Symptoms: 

Your Friends Nitrogen, Calcium & Magnesium

by Nebula Haze

Cannabis plants grow best when they're getting the nutrients they need at the right time. Humans are the same way; if we're missing certain vitamins it limits our growth when we're young, and as we get older a lack of vitamins causes us to become sick in strange ways. 

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?

Organic Super Soil - Subcool Recipe (with step-by-step video by Subcool himself!)

This organic super soil tutorial was written by Nebula Haze using the original recipe & video tutorial for composting organic super soil by grower Subcool

Table of Contents

Why Super Soil for Growing Cannabis?

Pros & Cons of Growing with Super Soil

Unbelievable $50 DIY Greenhouse

In many parts of the world, the weather is getting cold way too early for outdoor cannabis growers! Outdoor growers are at the mercy of the weather, and it's important to keep plants warm enough (above freezing temps!) until harvest.

So what can you do if temps are dropping too early in the season? 

Make a greenhouse!

One of our readers showed us how he made a DIY greenhouse for under $50. I hope this stimulates some ideas and helps other outdoor cannabis growers keep their plants warm until harvest!

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 & CBD content, plus does it have the described effects?

  • Bag Appeal - bud structure, color, density, smell