Category Archives: Growing

Grande Dame Of Cannabis

Michka Seeliger-Chatelain and I are in her cozy kitchen in Paris, knives in hand, chopping vegetables on wooden boards while sirens blow by on the boulevard below us. Her favorite traditional Moroccan pipe waits in the cut-glass ashtray beside a flickering-beeswax candle; a ceramic lid rattles gently as steam escapes the rice pot on the […]

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 […]

The High Times Gift Guide For Growers

With everything from grow lights, plant food, and eco-friendly planters to runoff systems, insecticide, grow tents, and trimmers, our curated selection of grow-themed gifts should provide a few good ideas of what to give your favorite cultivator this holiday season. Spectrum King SK602GH LED Grow Light Made in the USA and nationwide compliant, the 610 […]

Ed Rosenthal’s Guide To Understanding Nutrients

When plants cannot get the nutrients they need, they do not function properly, adversely affecting growth and yield. This can occur in any growing medium, while using any planting mix or technique—coir, rockwool, soil, soilless, hydroponic or aeroponic. Plant disorders are characterized by their symptoms, which appear more quickly in hydroponic gardens than in planting […]

The Return Of The Super Sativa Seed Club

Back in the Haze Founded in Amsterdam by Karel Schelfhout in 1985, the Super Sativa Seed Club (SSSC) was one of the first companies to sell seeds directly to the public through its catalog as well as ads in the back of High Times. In fact, the SSSC was only the second cannabis-seed company, after […]

Weed Weirdness

By Joe Bender, Cannabis Crop Solutions, LLC Whorled leaf arrangements, leaf buds, hermaphroditism, fasciation and variegation are a few of the strange anomalies you might see in your cannabis garden. The larger your garden, the more likely are you are to observe abnormal plant characteristics. In this article, I’ll discuss various anomalies that you might […]

The Best Hydroponic Methods For Growing Cannabis Yourself

Be Like Water We’ve all heard of hydroponics and the great things that can be done with it. However, choosing which type of hydroponic method to use in your individual situation can be a dilemma. That said, I’ve taken it upon myself to inform and educate you, the information-hungry grower. I’ll cover the commonly used […]

Privateer Pioneers: A Conversation With Three Entrepreneurs

Taking the Leap Founded in Seattle in 2010, Privateer Holdings seeks to break down the stigmas associated with cannabis. Its three partners, Brendan Kennedy, Christian Groh and Michael Blue, share a vision of the future and lead with science and research. In the last nine years, they’ve changed the industry and turned their disruptive business […]

8 Plant-Training Techniques Explained

Topping Removing the main crown shoot of your growing tip will ensure that two new shoots will grow back in its place. Pinching out once will create two tops; pinching out twice will create four tops; and so on. This technique is as simple as cleanly removing the growth tip until a lighter, fleshy-colored part […]

A Quick and Easy Guide to Getting Started with Growing Cannabis Indoors

Planting Seeds We all want to see big frosty buds but, as with everything else in the plant world, you have to start at the beginning—by germinating the seeds. Although they should pop open within a couple of days, be patient—it can take up to 7 days for a seedling to emerge from the surface […]