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Germinating Your Cannabis Seeds: The Soil Technique

There is a wide range of techniques available to germinating your cannabis seeds. Depending upon your needs and convenience, you should opt for the best techniques. One such competitive and easy way is to germinate directly in soil. In fact, the soil technique has been good enough and requires less mechanical disturbance and handling issues, which means few chances of …

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Pharmaceutical Grade Soil

There are many types of soil and mixes to choose from for growing medical marijuana. When looking for a soil mix there are a few things to consider, sterilization, pH, drainage and nutrients. Cannabis grows best in soil with a pH range of 6.5 to 7.0, an ideal spectrum for growing cannabis.  Use the best soil you can get.  If …

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Grow Your Own Medical Marijuana

Now that the eventual legalization of medical marijuana appears to be almost certain in the United States, everyone from the casual grower to big corporations are making plans to cash in. Although this might actually be what it takes to push this legislation through on the federal level, it could also mean that the patients who need this all-natural medicine …

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High Tech Plant Operating System

Check out and be on the lookout for this exciting system from High Tech Growing As growers, we need to pay intricate detail to every detail, to make a quality, successful product.  In order to have a successful product and yield, we want to always be in control of our growing environment.  Don’t you wish you didn’t always have to be there …

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Ten things you might not know about cannabis seeds

Some “Did you know?” fun facts about Cannabis seeds! Cannabis seeds contain the “genotype” of the plant, the genetic code which provides the instructions for building the finished “phenotype”. This DNA is often a hybrid of genetics from the three recognized cannabis sub-species: Sativa, Indica and Ruderalis. Many of the commercially available cannabis seeds are feminized: this means that they …

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Drooping Cannabis Plant – What might be wrong?

Is your Cannabis Plant Drooping?  This may occur due to a few things. Drooping Symptoms – What to Check Overwatering A cannabis plant does not get over-watered because it’s given too much water at once; overwatering is caused by the plant being watered too often, or if the plant does not have proper drainage, meaning that the growing medium is taking too long …

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Bud Rot (Botrytis Cinerea)

Cannabis growers in the Pacific Northwest (N. California, Oregon, and Washington) have been dealing with a new form of the “plague” for decades.  However, this “plague” isn’t black.  It’s grey and known as the necrotrophic fungus called Botrytis Cinerea.  Botrytis Cinerea is a naturally occurring fungus that affects many plant species, including our favorite plant – Cannabis. Growers all over …

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Choosing the right Cannabis Seeds

Choosing the right Cannabis seeds to grow depends on various things, not just what type of strain you prefer. Some cannabis seeds are engineered to be grown indoors, and some outdoors. Otherside Farms prefers indoor growing, as we are able to have more control of closed environments and are able to yield more throughout the year.  When choosing what to …

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Medical Cannabis Classes

OTHERSIDE FARMS Medical Marijuana Information Center is a place for education and awareness of all things medical marijuana. The OTHERSIDE FARMS Medical Marijuana Information Center also offers various classes on Medical Marijuana education, including cultivation, cooking, medicinal benefits, and Cannabis law. Learn to grow weed, marijuana, cannabis, 420 as a Medical Marijuana Patient. OTHERSIDE FARMS specializes in closed grow room …

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