March is here, spring is in the air and before long, we will be able to head back out into the garden again. Growing cannabis outdoors requires a certain amount of advance preparation, but we are more than happy to lend you a hand in that area. The following are our top 5 blog posts on outdoor cultivation.
In part 1 James Burton mainly focussed on the premises, security and personnel. In this part, he shares information about the growing process. Do not miss out on part 3, in which James Burton will announce how to increase the THC level in your plants by 5 to 15% as tested and documented by independent research organization TNO.
Cannabis seeds may all look pretty much the same, but within those brown, speckled hulls, the potential for infinite variations is captured. From industrial hemp to carefully refined sativas, from the most modern autoflowering strains to the most ancient cannabis seeds discovered to date, it all starts from a seed!
Feminized cannabis seeds are taken for granted by some growers, but still a source of confusion for others, especially beginners! Here are 10 interesting facts about cannabis seeds to share with your friends.
Shiva Shanti is one of the two cannabis strains of our selection to be named after the daughters of Sensi Seeds’ founder, Ben Dronkers. Bred from the old school Afghani landrace Garlic Bud, that many are still seeking the taste and effect of to this day, Shiva Shanti is not only a Sensi Seeds legacy, but also a dream for any grower!
If your circumstances allow it, setting up your own clone room is an invaluable way to maintain and improve your genetic library. However, setting up a clone room must be done correctly if you hope to produce healthy clones on a regular basis.
If you have multiple seeds to work with, and particularly if those seeds possess a high degree of phenotypic variation, you may wish to consider selecting certain individuals so that they can be kept as mothers, to provide cuttings for future crops for years in the future.
In 2015 Uruguay is setting up government controlled grow facilities. Professional grow facilities are on the rise in Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon. And in the Netherlands, multiple municipalities want to start their own cannabis plantations. But how do you set up a good, professional grow facility? If anyone knows, it is James Burton.
Cultivating and maintaining strong, vigorous mother plants requires patience, dedication and consistency—as well as good genetics and some basic (but good-quality) equipment. Read more about it here.
Super Skunk is an ultra-potent hybrid that comes from the very famous Skunk #1, and precious Afghani cultivars. Despite having been released several years after its sibling, Shiva Skunk, it is Sensi Seeds’ Super Skunk that has unquestionably conquered Skunk lovers all over the world, and is considered the most achieved Skunk hybrid of the Skunk #1 lineage.
Diseases, pest infestations, poor environment and deficiencies can all make cannabis plants look a bit weird. But this article is all about DNA mutations, which can give rise to even stranger looking plants!
One almost never sees potent cannabis plants flowering in public and while this was a common sight almost everywhere only 80 years ago, it is now banned in most corners of the earth. Until recently, the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museums in Amsterdam and Barcelona, the Cannabis College in Amsterdam, the Hemp Museum in Berlin, and the Museo Della Civilta Contadina in Bologna were the only places in the world either solely devoted to the heyday of cannabis, or actually permitted to display real cannabis plants.
Happy Birthday, Jack Herer®! It has been 20 years since this wonderful strain conquered the hearts of cannabis gourmets and passionate growers alike. To this day, our original Jack Herer® is the most awarded strain in the world, and a favourite to many. Cherry on top of the cannabis cake: this masterful 3-way hybrid is a perfect balance between indica and sativa.
Compost tea is traditional compost steeped in water, to create an extract for use as a soil drench or foliar feed. Farmers have used compost tea for generations as a cheap and effective means of adding nutrients to plants; however, the cannabis community only woke up to compost tea’s potential within the last decade or so.
Keeping one’s grow room clean and tidy is an essential part of overall good grow room practice, though it can be challenging, particularly for novice growers. Dirty, disorganized grows can present a range of problems that will take far longer to correct than to prevent.
California Indica benefits from quite the interesting – and legendary – lineage. While it is mostly known for being the true successor of the uber-famed California Orange Bud, its other parent, an exceptional Afghani hash plant, definitely brings an interesting voice to the mix. California Indica – as its name suggests – is a delicious treat not only to California Orange Bud lovers, but also to all indica lovers with a fondness for old-school strains.
Due to the absurd and draconian policies still inflicted on populations by governments the world over, people will go to some extraordinary lengths to grow weed and avoid detection. Here, we list our ten favourite examples of weird and wonderful grow room locations.
Silver Haze is a perfect compromise between a marvellously balanced indoor strain, and a precious gourmet strain, due to its legendary Haze parent. From its other parent, originating from the Northern Lights lineage, Silver Haze takes the manageability sought for in a successful indoor grow – fairly compact size and short flowering time – while still providing you with the impressive results expected from a true Haze.
The Indoor Mix from Sensi Seeds is a great solution for growers who wish to bring some variety to their indoor grow space. It consists in a pack of 25 cannabis seeds, all of them from our selection of high quality strains.