Jeffrey Hickey, author of the 2020 Isolation Grow Blog, and one of the co-creators and faculty members of the Home Grow program at Oaksterdam University, shares tips and insights on growing cannabis at home.
If you grow cannabis, you probably savor its familiar, pungent scent. Your neighbors? Not so much. Whether you’re growing a few plants for personal use, or you’re a commercial cultivator with an indoor facility or outdoor farm, odor mitigation is an important issue. Oaksterdam University experts share insight on how to mitigate that “skunky” smell.
“Main-lining” is the process of training your cannabis plant (utilizing Topping, LST, 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...
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.
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: Foliar feeding should be done in the early morning or...
Deciding which growing media to use in an indoor garden can be a difficult decision for beginners. There are several options available which each have their own advantages and disadvantages.
Micro-organisms (Microbes) are microscopic, unicellular organisms that are necessary in nature. Microbes are the oldest form of life on earth, with fossils dating back to more than 3.5 billion years ago. There are millions of microbial species, which are divided into six major types: Bacteria, Archaea, Protozoa, Fungi, Viruses, and Microbial Mergers.
Powdery Mildew is a fungal disease that affects a wide variety of plants. PM is one of the easier fungal diseases to identify as its symptoms are quite distinctive.
A word derived from the names of the Greek deities Hermes and Aphrodite; hermaphrodite is meant to convey the presence of both sets of reproductive organs.