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.
HPS lights vs LED lights: the question is one that every indoor cannabis grower has considered, and usually more than once! To shed some light on this sometimes difficult decision, we’ve collected various comments and conducted a Twitter poll. And what is your opinion? Tell us in the comments.
The dedication and creativity of growers all over the world has risen to the challenge of cultivating cannabis in all manner of locations, from high in the trees to under trampolines. Here we share some of the most unusual outdoor cannabis cultivation places that have been made known to us, and suggestions for strains to fit them.
It is no news that gamma radiation is utilized by companies that produce medicinal cannabis flowers in countries with national medicinal cannabis programs, such as The Netherlands and Canada. A recent study, published by Arno Hazekamp, Head of Research and Education at Bedrocan International BV, has sparked a discussion again, because the procedure remains controversial.
Companion planting for cannabis may be one great asset for the everyday cannabis enthusiast, but whichever plants you are growing .. do them a favour, and provide them with an environment as natural and as supportive as possible.
Finland is a country situated in the cold northern reaches of Europe, and as such, the types of cannabis that can grow there are severely limited. Despite this, Finland has a long history of hemp use, although the approach to illicit drugs remains regressive, and cannabis laws are relatively harsh by European standards.
On 6 April 2016, the Third Division of the Federal Administrative Court reached a landmark decision which is of crucial importance to cannabis patients: it issued a permit to a 52-year-old MS patient to grow cannabis at home. More on the legally binding decision and the background to the approval of cannabis cultivation here.
In the previous parts of this series, James Burton shared his expertise on how to run a government-controlled grow facility, as he did in 2003. In this last part, Burton will share his knowledge on processing cannabis after it is harvested. This section also includes a scientifically tested method used to increase THC levels by as much as 15%.
Naturally, we all have our favourite variety when it comes to outdoor growing. Each situation is certainly unique, with the circumstances of someone living in Russia being different from those of someone living in Spain. Even so, there are enough varieties to be enjoyed in every corner of the globe.
Developed and tested in Spain, Guerrilla’s Gusto is our Outdoor Queen – maybe even our Outdoor Empress. Its unmatched resilience makes it the perfect candidate for beginners, or for the urban adventurer who enjoys the “plant and let grow” philosophy.
Every successful grow starts with selecting the right cannabis seeds. Especially when growing outdoors, where you depend entirely on local, uncontrollable climate conditions. Therefore we have added new functionality to our webshop, to help you find the perfect cannabis strain for the best outdoor growing experience possible!