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The best fertilizer and pesticide is the gardener’s shadow, and that is especially true where pesticide use on cannabis is tightly restricted or prohibited. Good cultivation directors develop pest management programs that allocate a significant amount of time into staff scouting in order to catch outbreaks before they become disasters. The key to effective scouting, […]
Some growers swear by aeroponics. But what is aeroponics exactly and is it something you should consider? Here are the pros and cons. What is Aeroponics?  Aeroponics is a hydroponic growing method in which the roots are suspended in an open-air grow container and consistently sprayed with nutrient solution. This method is most often used […]
A new study from Statistics Canada draws data from an unexpected source to suggest Halifax has the highest rate of cannabis consumption per capita among five urban centres across the country. The national statistics agency launched its study in March, using a relatively new technology called wastewater-based epidemiology. Researchers analyzed wastewater from 15 treatment plants […]
We often hear cannabis advocates and prohibitionists alike compare weed to alcohol. “Why should cannabis be illegal when alcohol is more addictive and more dangerous?” advocates say. They compare the effects both substances have on adolescent brain development, fatal car crash rates, and our bodies, among other things. They also look at the history of […]
You might be surprised by the places with the cheapest weed in the world. We were. A study from the marijuana technology company, Seedo, has determined the cities across the world where marijuana consumption is the highest and weed is the cheapest. The United States city with the highest marijuana consumption? That would be New […]
Many of the rarest weed strains have ancient roots, but will they be around for much longer? You’ll be lucky if you can get your hands on these rare buds. The world of cannabis strains is rapidly evolving—just like the fruits and vegetables we eat, cannabis genetics have changed over time with selective breeding with […]
CBD seems to be everywhere these days, but many people are still wondering: what is CBD? What is Cannabidiol (CBD)? There’s more to cannabis than a psychoactive “high.” Marijuana resin glands are home to a multitude of chemical compounds. In fact, the crystal-like trichomes that adorn cannabis flowers are like tiny chemical factories. In total, […]
Hemp oil and CBD oil differ in what part of the plant they come from and how they are used. Hemp oil is from seeds and is used as a protein supplement and in lotions and soap. CBD oil is from plant flowers and leaves. It is used primarily for medicinal purposes, such as treating […]
If you’re just getting into concentrates, you’re probably wondering “what is shatter and what’s all the hype about?” Here’s everything you need to know to get started. What is Shatter? Shatter falls under the category of butane hash oil (BHO), which is a specific class of cannabis concentrate. Like all plants, marijuana contains an essential […]