Category Archives: Tip of the Month

Horticulture Tip: Reflective Surfaces

Tip of the month leafIt’s important to use reflective surfaces/walls in your garden to improve exposure and plant growth. Do you know which reflective material is most effective?

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Algae in Hydro System

Tip of the month leafHaving issues with Algae in your system? Read this month’s tip to learn how to prevent and remedy algae growth.

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: The Dark Period

Tip of the month leafHorticulture Tip of the Month: The Dark Period
“What does the plant do during the night? Is it necessary to maintain good circulation and CO2?”

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Manual CO2

Tip of the month leafIs adding CO2 without a regulator setup worth it? Will plants benefit from saturating the area with CO2 every few hours?

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Continuous Light Okay?

Tip of the month leafThe Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered
Does cannabis need a dark period during the vegetative stage? What’s better, continous light or 18/6? Read more to find out!

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: How to Turn Down the Heat

Tip of the month leafHigh Temperatures will not kill the plants as long as the roots are kept moist. However, it will ruin the flowers, which will be loose and sparse along a stretched stem. Therefore it is essential to keep the room in the low to mid 70′s F (about 24°  C) with unenriched air below 82°  F (27° C) when the air is enriched with CO2.
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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Spindly Seedlings

Tip of the month leafHorticulture Tip of the Month: Spindly Seedlings 
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“I started some seeds. They are starting to get long and spindly. How do I prevent this and why are they doing this? ” - Ron, Wasilla, Alaska Continue reading

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Negative Ion Generators

Tip of the month leafFrom The Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered

Negative Ion Generators flood the air with negative ions, or molecules with a negative electrical charge. Negative ions transfer their negative charge to positively charged solid particles, neutralizing them.
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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Rainy Harvest

Tip of the month leafThe Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered

Will Rain make buds less potent? Will shaking plants after a rain prevent mold? Is there any way to prevent mold after rainfall?

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: 18/6 vs. 24/0

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What is the best light cycle during the vegetative stage, 18/6 or 24/0, and which one will help the ladies go into their flowering cycle with less stress? Continue reading

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Horticulture Tip: What is Main-lining?

Tip of the month leaf“Main-lining” is the process of training your cannabis plant (utilizing ToppingLST, and Lollipopping) to form a manifold of branches where each branch has a direct line to the main stem.  It is a great technique to control the growth of both indoor and outdoor plants.

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Tip of the Month: When to Harvest

Tip of the month leafWhen to Harvest

It is important to know when to harvest so your crop can reach its optimal potency. This month’s tip will give you a brief look at determining when to harvest based on trichome maturity

 

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Tip of the Month: Proper Use of Foliar Sprays

tip of the month ladybug transparentProper Use of Foliar Sprays
While not a substitute for healthy soil, foliar sprays are an effective way to supplement the nutritional needs of your plants. To properly use and fully benefit from your foliar sprays, keep these notes in mind:

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Tip of the Month: Where to Look for Cannabis Jobs

tip of the month ladybug transparentHere at OU, we are often asked where to look for careers in the cannabis industry. So this month instead of a Horticulture Tip, we wanted to discuss multiple job listing outlets! Continue reading

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Tip of the Month: January 2016

tip of the month ladybug transparentCombining N-P-K ratios

If you are an indoor cultivator you may be wondering how to properly add multiple N-P-K ratios together to calculate the overall ratio of your feedings. When mixing multiple nutrients with varying N-P-K ratios, you must combine their values to discover the new ratio. By doing so, you’ll be able to match your feeding’s ratio with your preferred ratio for each stage of plant growth.

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