Horticulture Tips

How to Control Cannabis Odor

How to Control Cannabis Odor

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.

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Main-lining

Main-lining

“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...

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When to Harvest

When 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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Proper Use of Foliar Sprays

Proper 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: Foliar feeding should be done in the early morning or...

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Choosing a Growing Medium

Choosing a Growing Medium

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.

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Microbes & Molasses

Microbes & Molasses

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.

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Hermaphrodites

Hermaphrodites

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.

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