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How to Manage PH in Marijuana Cultivation Pt. III

July 28, 2014

Generally, as we discussed in the previous article, high nutrients (ppm’s) means low pH, and vice versa, but there are a few exceptions to this. The main exception is in organic gardening, where pH is powerfully altered by microbial activity. When using organic fertilizers, micro-organisms are responsible for “processing” the nutrients in order to prepare them for uptake by roots. In so doing, biochemical processes take place that drastically alter the nutrient water, and that includes the pH. Pot growers might find that the pH of their initial cannabis nutrient mix is as … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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How to Manage pH in Marijuana Plant Cultivation Pt. II

July 25, 2014

In last week’s article, we talked about the basic steps involved with getting pH under control in your cannabis garden, which is absolutely necessary for ongoing success. When pH gets out of range, which easily happens, nutrients cannot get to your pot plants, and they get sick, or at the very least, slow down. In a flowering cycle, with each day being an opportunity for more bud mass, you can’t afford to lose a day if you want to harvest top-notch bud. The 3 main factors affecting your pH are your source water, your nutrients, … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]


Medical Marijuana Laws Evolve in Southern States

July 23, 2014

MMJ in the South By Ed Namowitz After years of resisting the nationwide trend towards liberalizing marijuana for medical use, some interesting stories have recently begun popping up in the Deep South. Mississippi, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, and now North Carolina have all passed laws allowing a marijuana extract known as Cannabidiol (CBD) to be used for treating children with certain kinds of seizures. CBD oil is an extract of the hemp plant that does not produce a psychoactive effect like traditional marijuana ingestion does. It is most commonly extracted from legal industrial … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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How to Manage pH in Marijuana Plant Cultivation Pt. I

July 20, 2014

PH management is probably the most complicated aspect of marijuana cultivation, and handling it properly is one major key to growing huge happy buds. Many newbie growers, and even some experienced growers, think growing cannabis is easy because they unwittingly create a plant management system that accidentally handles pH and nutrients in a balanced way. They might then produce a few good harvests, but inevitably, pH problems will pop up and throw their grow systems off balance, stalling and/or sickening the marijuana plants. Only those who understand pH and how to manage it can ongoingly … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]


The Evoke Vaporizer Pipe Blends a Classic Look with Modern Technology

July 19, 2014

The Evoke vaporizer from Lotolabs.com is slated to be released this fall and promises to be one of the more exciting new vaporizer pipes to hit the market due to its use of induction heating technology. Most of the popular hand-held vaporizing devices currently on the market are in the form of a pen, whereas the Evoke is an ergonomically shaped pipe with modern lines and wooden overtones. It’s meant more to be sleek and unique rather than small and thin. Physical looks aside, what matters is how well it works. The … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

Americans for Safe Access

US Senate Will Vote Soon on Medical Marijuana Interference

July 15, 2014

U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) have introduced a budget amendment to curb Department of Justice (DOJ) enforcement in medical cannabis states. The bipartisan Senate amendment is similar to a House budget amendment that passed with an historic 219-189 vote last month. If approved by both houses and signed by the President, the amendment will prevent the DOJ from spending any money to interfere in any state’s implementation of medical cannabis laws adopted by voters or the legislatures. This would affect legal patients, their loved ones, and others in … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

Marijuana Lighting Types

The Basics of Lighting an Indoor Marijuana Garden – Pt II

July 7, 2014

In Part I of this article last week, we told you about some basic lighting terminologies. Now, we’ll continue with more information about different marijuana lighting technologies. *High-intensity Discharge Lamps* Many of the bulbs used in cannabis cultivation fall into the category of high-intensity discharge (HID). There are several types, differentiated by the gas and metal combinations used within the lamps. HID lamps last much longer than regular light bulbs because there is no filament inside them that can break. They require the use of a ballast, connected by a cable, which completes … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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The Basics of Lighting an Indoor Marijuana Garden – Pt I

July 1, 2014

Marijuana Lighting Equipment from grow shops comes along with lots of acronyms, terms and codes that can be confusing for newbies. Here are a few facts to help you get your footing. First, most of us think of a lamp as something you put a bulb into, but in the marijuana lighting industry a lamp IS a bulb. In lighting for pot plant cultivation, you put a “lamp” into a “reflector” or “fixture” instead of putting a bulb into a lamp, like in a living room. When you buy a complete lighting system, you are … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]


The Race to the World’s Best THC Oil

July 21, 2014

If last month’s San Francisco Bay Area’s Cannabis Cup was anything, it was a dabbing and concentrates expo. Hydroponics was hardly represented while vape pens, dabs, oils, shatters, and waxes were everywhere, with free samples all around. What became quickly clear after visiting a few booths was the gaining popularity of Co2 Oil Extracts over traditional Butane Extracts. Butane has been the solvent of choice due to its low cost and simple extraction methods, but as a solvent, it is fraught with shortcomings. Mainly, due to the “home brewing” casual style of most … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]


@NORML We Respect Your Position, But Dabbing is Here to Stay.

June 27, 2014

Last week national NORML Director Keith Stroup came out publicly against the new trend of Hash Oil ‘Dabbing.’ He was concerned about the reputation of marijuana as a harmless drug being undercut by the drug lab reputation that dabbing is starting to have in the media. For those who don’t know, dabbing is a method of ingesting THC oil that typically involves using a hand-sized blow torch on a titanium bowl (that can handle high heat), which is attached to a water pipe. It’s like taking a bong hit of concentrated THC oil, rather than … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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What are Autoflowering Marijuana Seeds?

June 20, 2014

If you are interested in seeds, you have probably heard about autoflowering cannabis seeds. What is the story on autoflowering seeds? Where did they come from and what are the pros and cons? As usual with marijuana seed breeders, there’s some disagreement and lack of clarity on this topic. What is agreed upon is that autoflowering marijuana seeds came from breeding hemp (cannabis ruderalis) with modern high THC hybrids to select for the best traits among both. Cannabis Ruderalis has the ability to flower without shortening the light cycle to 12/12. It will flower no … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

Editor's Cannabis Cultivation Corner - Weedgear.org

Promoting Your Cannabis Products

June 13, 2014

The Green Rush is definitely here, and WeedGear wants to help ganjapreneurs get their marijuana products known. Starting a business is difficult and complicated, no matter how you slice it. If you are aiming to become known as a national brand but don’t have a multi-million dollar budget, you’ve got a lot of work to do. If your ganja product is excellent, that’s the best start. Word spreads quickly in the cannabis community- we’ve been a close-knit internally organized bunch for a long time. If you’ve got a great idea that really helps tokers, then … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

Marijuana Consciousness Book

What is it Like to be High on Marijuana?

June 2, 2014

Amazon Book on Marijuana Consciousness   Amazon Books on Altered Consciousness   For those of you who have never tried cannabis, or for those who are interested in analyzing the experience, here are my thoughts: When I smoke regularly, I cannot easily tell the difference between normal waking consciousness and cannabis consciousness. But when I take some time off, and then smoke, I get clarity on some interesting distinctions. 1. My mouth gets dry; I get cottonmouth, and really, I feel dry throughout my system, but it’s most noticeable … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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The CBD Craze: Myths and Realities

June 11, 2014

Here is our page showing the various CBD products that CBD Farmacy has available. Ever since CNN’s Sanjay Gupta recanted his opposition to medical marijuana in the feature documentary Weed, CBD (Cannabidiol) has been all the rage. Although scientific studies have yet to catch up entirely with anecdotal reports, there seems no doubt that cannabis oil can help many people with nervous system disorders of various kinds. Families from all over the US have been moving to cannabis-friendly states like Colorado, Washington, and California to obtain the substance for their kids with various … [Click on Image or Green Title Above to Read More]

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