Is current cannabis cultivation sustainable over the long term? What can we do to help in any way? Let’s go over some of the problems and some of the solutions to make our crops ready for a future with a shortage of energy and raw materials.
In the - often illegal - grower circles, a rule of thumb has emerged, partly thanks to numerous grower reports in hemp magazines, of "one watt per gram" as the standard for efficient growing under artificial light. But one should not be too dogmatic about applying this formula. Why not? Find out in this article.
As a result of the Anthropocene mass extinction event, scientists estimate that 68 percent of plant species are threatened with extinction. Across the world, a pitched battle is being fought against the twin forces of climate change and habitat destruction to save the world’s plant species – and seed banks and repositories are a crucial part of the effort.
It’s that time of year again, when the weather starts to warm up and smart gardeners begin their preparations for the outdoor cannabis growing season. To help and encourage all our Sensi Seeds friends and visitors, we’ve collected these articles so your gardening daydreams can become well-laid plans whether you’re an expert or a beginner.
We call locale-specific varieties of cannabis “landraces”, and they are the backbone of modern commercially-bred cannabis seeds. But these landraces are under threat from habitat loss, government eradication programs, and invasion of foreign varieties. Let’s take a look at how this occurs, and what we can do to preserve our remaining landrace genepool.
The name “Hash Plant” really couldn’t be any more self-explanatory, now could it? Yet, this strain is so much more complex than its name. More here.
In cannabis terms, ‘indoor growing’ is basically shorthand for ‘growing cannabis indoors under special lighting using fans, timers, and often watering systems or other specialized equipment to recreate nature and provide the plants with everything they need to flourish as though they are growing outdoors under the best possible conditions’.
Aquaponics is an aquaculture-based growing technique. More specifically, it is a technique based on the combination of hydroponics and recirculating aquaculture systems. So how does an aquaponics system work? Who should consider growing cannabis with aquaponics? Why is aquaponics beneficial to cannabis? Read on to learn more about this method of cultivation.
How do you make your growroom more eco-friendly? Something that is often a cause for concern among many fans of cannabis – perhaps because we tend to be more conscious of the importance of plants and the beauty of the planet we live on – is the environmental impact of indoor growing. Here Sensi Seeds presents three tips for creating a greener growroom.
What to consider when choosing your basic indoor grow setup? Read our tips here and harvest the best medicine possible.
All over the world, people are turning to “Eco Houses” in a desperate effort to live more sustainably. Hemp is already an important building material in the Eco House construction industry, and could prove crucial to building a more sustainable future. So how can we make the best and most cost-effective use of this precious, renewable resource?
More and more people are becoming convinced of the health benefits of products enriched with CBD. While the selection of these products is growing rapidly, there isn’t an umbrella label or the like yet. To demonstrate how we ensure the highest possible quality in our CBD products, this article will provide an explanation.
In a world of rapidly changing climate and depleting resources, the need to rethink our long-term strategies and develop locally-based, sustainable industries has never before been greater. Cannabis and hemp are at the cutting edge of new, green industries, but there are plenty of changes still to be made if we wish to restore balance.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the evolution of cannabis, and we’re still not sure exactly what’s going on with cannabis as it exists today – it is one species or several? What does “sativa” and “indica” mean in real terms? We’re still finding the answers to those questions, and a deeper understanding of the past could help our efforts enormously.
For the majority of growers, harvest time is the happiest and most exciting period in the entire cannabis cultivation process. That long-awaited moment of glory when gardeners are finally able to see the fruits of their labour, breathe a sigh of relief and give themselves a well-deserved pat on the back.
First Lady is truly a gift for your grow room! Or for your outdoor garden; even though it is typically grown indoors, the strain still thrives effortlessly out in the open air.
Let's face it. All of us have got a silly part of us. Yes, silly. That part inside us that leads us down the garden path, making nonsensical statements or questions making plenty of people’s hair stand on end and eyes roll.
is a predominantly indica queen that not only produces abundant harvests quickly, but also does it in style. Read more here.
Achieving the biggest possible harvest in the smallest possible grow room; that's essentially what micro growing is about. And the cannabis plant is highly suited to that. It’s ideal if you don’t have space or a big budget for a grow room. Or maybe you just feel like carrying out a fun experiment? This article tells you all about micro growing.