Propagation

Propagation 1 The action of breeding or multiplying by natural processes procreation, generation, reproduction. 2 The action of spreading an idea, practice, etc., from place to place. 3 Increase in amount or extent enlargement extension in space or time. Propagation is 'The Grow'. However most people treat propagation as the actual events occurring between the planting of the seed and the transplant of that seedling to the main grow environment. Here we will treat propagation as the entire...

India

Figure 1.1 - This is section of the map of Asia. The area in the square is where scientists believe cannabis started its Life. Today, human intervention has caused the Cannabis plant to grow under more controlled conditions and in areas where the plant would not have had a previous history. It is estimated that in most countries there must be at least 2 - 12 different cannabis strains growing wildly. Wild Cannabis plants are rare in countries that have tried to eliminate the plant by burning...

The Basics Of Indoor Environment Control

By now you have managed to set up the basic environment in which your indoor plant will grow. As a gardener you have total control over that environment and need to make sure that it meets your plants needs. As your plant grows through its life cycle it begins to absorb some of the minerals from the soil. When it does remove minerals it adds some waste material of its own. We have said before that Cannabis plants like a steady pH of around 7. The removal of nutrients and addition of waste...

Problem Solver

Got a problem that you need to identify If common sense does not solve it then it sounds like you have a feeding problem and want to know how to sort it out. Well this is what this chapter is all about. PLANT NUTRIENT CHEMICAL PROBLEMS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM. Before we begin we should tell you what a chemical burn is. A chemical burn is what the plant suffers because of over-feeding. A chemical burn can be compared to a half-smoked joint. At the tip of the joint you have this shrivelled grey...

Glossary Of Terms

Acidity Acidity is indicated by the pH value Below 7. Aerate Loosening or puncturing the soil to increase water penetration. Afghani A short Indica land race strain from Afghanistan. Very resinous. Air layering A specialized method of cloning a plant which is accomplished by growing new roots from a branch while the branch is still connected to the parent plant. Alkaline Having a pH value of above 7. Alternate host One of two kinds of plants on which a parasitic fungus must develop to complete...

How To Make Hash

Hash is a compressed format of the cannabis drug but it is not just compressed bud. In fact compressed bud has nothing to do with Hash contrary to public belief. Cannabinoids are the major drugs produced by the cannabis plant. We have already looked at Trichomes and we understand that these tiny stalked resin glands contain our THC and other cannabinoids. We also know that female flowers produce the majority of the little trichomes. Now this is all over the flower's surface and is correctly...

The Cannabis Grow Bible By Greg Green

Since it's inception marijuana is natural. Given by God for all living creatures to use. Let peace and sanity prevail, let the herb grow free. There is no finer hobby on this planet, than tending to a garden that gives such delightful rewards.- Greg Green. THE CANNABIS PLANT A BRIEF HISTORY OF CANNABIS AND THE BASICS OF USING CANNABIS. This picture is of a young female Skunk 1 plant developing her flower cluster. This picture is from This picture is of a young female Skunk 1 plant developing...

Security

Before we go any further we should really address this topic because it crops up so often. Security is always an issue whether you are an outdoor or indoor grower. We have learned before that the best way to secure your grow area is too prepare yourself fully for any event that may occur in the foreseeable future. Pre-production security arrangements are very important. A sudden peak in your electricity bill may attract unwanted attention from certain authorities that look for these things....

Predators And Pests

Predators and pests will always be a problem. Here are some Predators and Pests that you may encounter during your grow. Along with their names we have also explained how to get rid of the unwanted pest. Also it must be said that a cat for a garden grow is the 1 defence system against most small predators, but an indoor cat will bring unwanted pests into the house You can not have the best of both worlds. Cats also like to play with indoor plant so be very careful with your plants and pets Only...

Outdoor Growing

Outdoor Rooftop Marijuana

Figure 10.1 - This is a good picture of an outdoor Figure 10.1 - This is a good picture of an outdoor Many a smoker will say that the best cannabis they ever smoked was outdoor cannabis. This says a lot about natural sunlight and the outdoor environment. If you live in a climate that is warm enough for tomatoes to grow outdoors then you have the climate to grow some good weed. As an outdoor grower you may either choose your own back yard or a guerrilla grow in a woods or field. We have...

Sinsemilla Crop

Figure 2.1 - Some cannabis seeds by Kryptonite. At the moment there are approximately 450 seed varieties of Cannabis on the market today. Out of the 450 seed varieties, 200 are worth looking at and out of the 200 varieties about 50 or so are outstanding. Each strain is either a pure species type (taking 2 plants of the same species and crossing them) or a crossbreed of two or more species (taking 2 plants from different species and crossing them). Out of the 450 seed varieties we said that 200...

Advanced Indoor Soil Based Grow Methods

New ways of improving your plants yield have crept up over the years or so and some of them have become quite popular. The three most common new types of indoor growing are SOG, ScrOG and Cabinet growing. These are basically ways to grow seriously large top colas. These methods do not have to be soil based, one can use hydroponics instead but soil is generally the most widely used medium with these set-ups. The idea behind these methods is that the bottom branches of indoor cannabis plants do...

The Indoor Cannabis Grow

Cannabis Lower Classifications

There are many ways to grow your cannabis plant indoors. The two core methods of indoor growing are soil growing and hydroponics. There is a separate chapter for hydroponics, and so this chapter will deal with soil growing. Figure 5.1 - Indoor Grow room. Picture by RealHigh. Figure 5.1 - Indoor Grow room. Picture by RealHigh. There are many ways to grow an indoor soil garden. The most common indoor set-ups are l.Bench growing, 2.SOG growing, 3.ScrOG growing 4.Cabinet growing. We will discuss...

Hydroponics

Diy Hydroponics Cannabis

As the grower begins to experiment with soil types and mixing them they may begin to look at alternative growing mediums such as rockwool or Clay pebbles. These are mostly artificial grow mediums designed to contain all the plants mineral needs and allow air to get the roots to promote good growth. Figure 9.1 - This is a picture of rockwool in various forms. You can see slabs and cubes in this picture. 'Grow Dan' is a popular brand of rockwool. Figure 9.1 - This is a picture of rockwool in...

The Basics Of Plant Care

Cannabis plants will grow like most other plants and will eventually fill out into a Christmas tree shape toward the end of their flowering cycle. From its vegetative cycle to its flowering cycle the cannabis plant develops in three most noticeable sections. The top cola, the midsection and the base. The top cola will develop a large amount of bud and generally is a very flower-full part of the plant. The mid-section contains bud and stems along with old and new leaves. This section will fill...

Preflowering And Flowering

What Marijuana Pistils Look Like

By now you have managed to set up the basic environment in which your indoor plant will grow. You have your plants in some pots under a grow light with some white surfaces nearby and some fresh air in the room. You have also been watering your plant properly and you have been adjusting the pH and Nutrients in the soil. Everyone makes mistakes on their first time growing. Very few get to this stage without problems, so don't feel too bad if you did not get it right. Growing marijuana is like...