Category Archives: Grow

How To Grow Weed: A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Looking for the basics of how to grow marijuana? Here are the tools and information on how to grow weed affordably and effectively. All you need is a small discreet space and a little bit of a budget to get started on your indoor pot production. Grow Tools Pinterest The first thing you’ll need is […]

Dear Danko: Expert Grow Advice On Closet Grows, Light Leaks, Flushing, And More

High Times’ cultivation specialist Danny Danko answers all your burning questions about being the best grower you can be. But first, some quick tips from the expert himself: Always check and adjust the pH level of your nutrient solution after you’ve added the nutrients. Keeping cuttings warm and moist will result in higher rooting success […]

Dear Danko: Expert Grow Advice On Early Flowers, Interfering Seeds, And More

High Times’ cultivation specialist Danny Danko answers all your burning questions about being the best grower you can be. But first, some quick tips from the expert himself: Burned leaf tips are almost always a sign of over-fertilization, and plants that exhibit them should have their medium flushed with plain water immediately. Harvest plants at […]

Book Excerpt: After The Harvest

This excerpt, originally published in the November, 2019 issue of High Times magazine, is from the recent book, Marijuana Harvest: Maximizing Quality and Yield in Your Cannabis Garden by Ed Rosenthal and David Downs. Subscribe to High Times here. Storing Marijuana quality and potency changes over time. In the living plant, the precursors of THC […]

Dear Danko: Expert Grow Advice On Trellising, Making Hash, And More

High Times’ cultivation specialist Danny Danko answers all your burning questions about being the best grower you can be. But first, some quick tips from the expert himself: Transplant clones into larger containers as soon as you see roots coming out from the bottom of your chosen rooting medium. Oxygenated compost tea can be used […]

New Research Shows Flushing Plants Before Harvest May Be Unnecessary

The results of a new research trial released this month show that flushing plants before harvest may not improve the quality of cannabis flower. The results seem to contradict the commonly held belief that flushing plants improves the taste and burnability of dried cannabis flower. Under common, although not universal, cultivation practices, cannabis growers stop […]

Dear Danko: Expert Grow Advice About Algae, Spotting, And More

High Times’ cultivation specialist Danny Danko answers all your burning questions about being the best grower you can be. But first, some quick tips from the expert himself: Harvest your plants during the dark cycle to preserve terpenes and other essential oils at their optimum levels. Replace all of the nutrient solution in your hydroponic […]

Marijuana Growers Report Increasing Cross-Pollination from Hemp Farms

DENVER (AP) — Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products. As the marijuana and hemp industries increasingly share the same cultivation territory, the number of conflicts […]

Cannabis Grower Launches One Of Canada’s Largest Rooftop Solar Facilities

It’s no secret that energy-hungry indoor grows have a heavy environmental cost. In Canada, it is estimated that cannabis cultivation ate up the same amount of energy as 1.7 million homes — and that figure comes from 2017, before the country’s federal legalization of marijuana. At least one company is taking steps towards addressing the […]

Hemp Vs. CBD

Hemp for Victory North America is bustling with hemp crops this growing season, and there’s talk of more and more planting in the seasons to come. It appears that the majority of more recent hemp-growing efforts are for the production of CBD (cannabidiol), the highly sought-after medicinal compound found in cannabis. CBD is used for […]