How to Grow Marijuana
- Should I Start My Grow From Clones or Seeds?
- Do Roots REALLY Grow in the Dark?
- What is Marijuana and what Effects Could it Have on Me?
- What are Common Mistakes Made by First Time Growers?
- How Much Will I Yield?
- What are the Different Types of High Associated with Indica, Sativa and Hybrid Strains?
- What are the Different Growth Characteristics Associated with Indica, Sativa & Hybrids
- How Do I Choose a Strain?
- How Do They get Strains to Taste Different?
Growroom Design and Set-Up
- Fan Controler for Under $30
- What Reflective Materials can I use for my Grow Room?
- How Can I Vent Through The Sewer?
- How Should I select my Grow Space?
- How Do I add Ventilation to my Grow Area, What Can I Do about Smell?
- What Range Should I Maintain for my Growroom Humidity and Temperature?
- How Do I Design a Fan Powered Cooling System for my Growbox?
- How Much Ventilation Do I Need in My Grow Room?
- How To Dampen Noise from PC Fans
- DIY: How Can I Build a Compact Hood with an Intergrated Light Trap?
- Should I Choose a Round or Square Pot for my Plants?
- Where Can I Buy Growing Equipment and Supplies?
- How Do I Power 12v Computer Fans?
- How Much Co2 Should I Add?
- How Do I Install a Duct Fan to Operate Most Efficiently?
- Building your own Inline Fan
- Stickydank’s Basic CO2 Method
- Lighting Coverage Primer (Jackerspackle’s)
- How Do I Rig an Electric Float Switch Reservoir Controller?
Choosing your First System
- Hydro vs. Organic
- Why Should I Grow using Medium Filled Containers?
- Why Should I Grow using Aeroponics?
- Why Should I Grow using Hydroponics?
- How Much will it Cost to Run my Light?
- What is a Suncircle? (Circular Light Mover)
- How Do I Convert a Common Home Security Light into a Remote Ballast Grow Light?
- What are Compact Fluorescents and How Can I use them for Growing?
- What Do All of Those Lighting Terms Mean?
- How Can I Hang an Adjustable Reflector in a Box-Grow?
- Basic Info on Fluorescent Lighting
- Can I Use Foil on my Flourescents?
- What are Light Cycles and How Do I use Them?
- How Do I Build my own Cool Tube?
- PAR for Plants, Lumen for People
- Should I use a Light Mover?
- How Can I Improve the Air Flow in Air Cooled Light Hoods?
- Can Blacklights be used for Growing?
- How Do I Manipulate the Photoperiod for Larger Yields?
- Metal Halide safety and Fixture Recommendations
- How to Read Light Level with an SLR Camera?
- What Distance Should my Light be from my Plants?
- What is Photosynthesis?
- How Do I Position a Rectangular Hood in my Rectangular Garden?
- Can I use Foil to Reflect Light?
- Is a Dimpled or Polished Reflector Better at Reflecting Light?
- Are Mirrors Good for Reflecting Light?
- What is Black and White Poly and How Do I use It?
- How Can I Effectively Hang and Clean Mylar?
- How Can I add a Glass Shield to a Reflector?
- Why are F2 Seeds Less Expensive?
- Should I Start with Bought Seed?
- Which Seeds Should I Buy?
- Marijuana seeds – Where can I Buy Marijuana Seeds Safely?
- Why are Seeds Different Colours?
Germination & Techniques
- How Do I Germinate Seeds?
- Preparing Seeds for Easier Germination
- Is There a Faster way to Germinate Seeds? (Scarification)
- How Do I Germinate Seeds in Soil?
- What is an Idiot Proof Way to Germinate Seeds?
- Germinating Cannabis Seeds (for Bio Growers)
- Vapour’s Rockwool Germination Technique
- Vegemite’s Seed Germination Technique (Rockwool)
- KiDKiND’s Germination Technique
- Joe’s Seed Germination Technique (Rockwool)
- How Do I use Oxy-Plus for Seed Germination?
- The Germination Process of a Dicot Seed
- Soil Germination Problems
Growth After Germination
- Why Do my Seedlings Stretch?
- Why are my Seedling’s Stems Purple?
- When Should I Fertilize My Seedlings?
- How Can I Make my Seedlings Stem Stronger?
- How Can I Gently Fertilize my Seedlings with Guano?
- How Can I Tell if my Bag Seeds are Healthy?
- What is Vegetative Growth?
- How Does Plant Nutrient Metabolism Work?
- How Many Hours of Light do I need for Veg Growth?
- How Can I Tell if my Seedling is Male or Female without Flowering It?
Sexing and Blooming
- What is Stretch and How Can I Minimize It?
- Flower Biology
- How Can I Determine the Sex of Seed Plants with Clones?
- How Do I Sex using a Paper Bag?
- After 10 Days Flowering what Does a Male Look Like?
- Should I Force Flower my Plants to Determine Sex, then Revert them to Complete Vegetative Growth Once the Sex is Known?
- What Does an Emerging MALE Preflower look Like?
- After 10 Days Flowering, What Does a Female Look Like?
- How Do I Determine a Female Sex Plant from a Male?
- How Dark does the Dark Cycle need to Be?
- Growing Consensus Synopsis Paper: Should Fan Leaves be Trimmed?
- What Do I do if my Plants are Growing too tall after Flowering?
- What is an Hermaphrodite?
- How can I Find the Exact Harvest Timing for my Strain?
- Is UV Important for Blooming?
- How Can I Manage a Tall Lanky Sativa Indoors?
Fertilizing & Feeding
- What are Macro-/Micro-Nutrients, and What is each Responsible For?
- The Never Ending Abuse of Phosphorous to Enhance Flowering
- How Do I Mix up my Nutrient Solution?
- How can I Properly Maintain my Hydroponic Nutrient Solution?
- What Do the Three Numbers on the Fertilizer Label Stand for?
- How Do I apply Hydrogen Peroxide?
- Will my Nitrogen Source Affect the PH?
- What is the Difference between Synthetic and Organic Fertilizers?
- How Do I Foliar Feed?
- What is Earthjuice Catalyst and How Do I use It?
- What is Spray-N-Grow and How Do I use It?
Nutrient Deficiencies & Sick Plant Symptoms
- Plant Abuse Chart
- Nutrient Disorder Problem Solver by Jackerspackle
- Nutrient Profiles and Deficiencies by Mr. HIGHway
- Iron (Fe) Deficiency
- Plant Moisture Stress – Symptoms and Solutions
- Do I Have Bad Room Syndrome?
- How Can I get a Better Diagnosis of My Plant?
- What are some causes of Slow Plant Growth?
- Are the Leaf Tips Curling Up, Do the Leaves have Yellow Margins or Tips with Green Veins
- Are The Leaf Tips Curling Down, Do They Have Yellow Margins Which are Turning Into Dark Dead Spots?
- Do the Leaves have an Inter-Veinal Banding Appearance
- Are your Leaves Light Green or Yellow in Colour
- Do The Leaves Have an Overall Dark Green Color with a Purple, Red, or Blue Pigmentation?
- Are Leaf Tips Yellowed and Curled Down?
- Do The Leaves have Burnt Blotches on Them?
- Standard Nutrient Flushing (Clearing) Formula
- A Critical look at Preharvest Flushing
- MisterIto’s – Nutrient Flushing Formula
- MisterIto’s – Beginner Nutrient Flushing Formula
- Flushing: A Tutorial By Papa Green
- Organic Fertilizers, NPK Values and Amounts to Use
- MisterIto’s – Organic Nutrient Formula
- How Do I Adjust the pH in Organic Solutions?
- What is the Proper way to use Earth Juice?
- Why Should I Grow using Organic Nutrients?
- MrSoul’s Guano Tea Method
- What is an Earth Juice/Maxicrop Recirculating Res?
- How Do I Make Guano Tea?
- What Organic Based Fertilizer Should I Use?
- What about Earth Juice?
- Why should I Grow using Pure Organic Nutrients?
- Why Should I use Worm Castings?
- How Do I Produce my own Worm Castings?
- Five Most Asked Questions About Earthworm Castings
- Worm Farming Basics
- Feeding the Worms – Diet
- Worm Farm Mainteinance
- Starting a worm farm
- Harvesting Worm Castings
- Using Worm Castings
- Bunzboy’s Flora Feeding Schedule for Soil Growers.
- MisterIto’s – Chemical Beginner Nutrient Formula
- MisterIto’s – Chemical Nutrient Formula
- Frenchie’s Salt Fert Formula
- What Chemical Based Fertilizer Should I Use?
- Why Should I Grow using Chemical Nutrients?
- Can I Give my Plants Extra Nitrogen?
- Microorganisms and Organic Compounds in the Solution: Is Filtering Useful?
- What is EDTA?
- Chemist’s Salt Fertilizer Recipes
- Why Should I Grow using Pure Chemical Nutrients?
- How Do I Adjust the pH in Chemical Solutions?
- ChristianKungFu – Fertilizer Mix Examples
- ChristianKungFu – Salt/Chemical Fertilizers (Introduction)
- ChristianKungFu – Basic Elements and Nutrient Balance (Long)
- ChristianKungFu – TDS, PPM, and EC
- ChristianKungFu – pH
- ChristianKungFu – Salts, E.C. and Leeching
- How can I Improve My Soil Outdoors?
- Can I Foliar Feed Outdoors?
- How Do I Tie Down my Outdoor Plant?
- How Do I Grow Outdoor in Northern Countries?
- Which Types of Mulch are Usable?
- What about Poison Ivy Exposure?
- What is Guerilla Growing and What Do I need to now about It?
- How Do I Choose an Outdoor Growing Location?
- How Do I Keep my Well Chosen Outdoor Plot Secure?
- What are the Benefits of Mulching?
- When are Average First and Last Frost in the U.S. and Canada?
- How Do I Prepare my Outdoor Plot?
- What are the Advantages of Growing in a Greenhouse?
- How Do I Improve Outdoor Air Exposure and Yield, to also Reduce Chances of Mold?
OutDoor Pest Control
- How Can I Control Pests Outdoors?
- How Can I Control Normal Ants and White Ants Outdoors?
- How Can I Control Caterpillars?
- Can I use Water from the Dehumidifier?
- How Much Water Do I Give my Clones & Seedlings When in Rockwool?
- What is the “Lift the Pot” Method?
- Why is my Reverse-Osmosis Water not pH Neutral?
- How Can I Tell Whether my Drooping Plant is Overwatered or Underwatered?
- About Wet – Dry Cycles
- What is the Best Type of Water to Start with?
- Is Tap Water ok for my Seeds and Plants?
- How Do I Determine my Watering Schedule for Container Plants?
- Why Do my Plants Droop after Flushing or Heavy Watering?
- How Do I Water my Hard to Reach Plants?
Soil & Soilless Mixes
- What are Some Different Soil Textures?
- What are Soil Amendments?
- How Can I Test for Soil Texture at Home?
- Using Coco as a Substrate
- I’m a Beginner and need a Simple and Easy Soilless Mix.
- Soul’s Soilless Mix
- Vic’s Super Soil Recipes & Notes
- ~shabang~’s Worm Casting Method
- Bongaloid’s Corruption of ~shabang~’s Casting Method
- Aallon’s – Quick & Simple Soil Mix
- Kumquat’s Deluxe Potting Soil and Manure Tea
- What is Soil Structure?
- What Do you mean by Soilless Mix: What is It?
- MR_NATURAL420’s Perfect Potting Medium
- What is Nutrient Lockout?
- How Can I Measure the pH of Soil/Soilless Runoff?
- What are Water-Absorbent Polymers and How Do I use Them?
- Maximizing Root Growth in Soil Containers
- What is Soil Food Web?
- Treating Old Soil
- What Size Pots Should I Use?
- Eugene’s Soil Mat Planting Method
- How Do I use Capillary Matting with an Indoor Grow and Why Does it Help?
- If I Change my Soil Grow to Hydro, Will it Taste Bad?
- What is a Fortified Medium?
- Why Do I Need to Transplant?
- What is Root-Bound?
- How Do I go from Rockwool to a Soil Mix?
- The Merits of Transplanting Seedlings Deeply
- How Do I Create Root Growth Lengthwise?
- How can I Transplant my Plant into a Bigger Pot?
- How Big of a Pot Should I Transplant Into?
- BOG’s Double Potting Technique
- Nomad’s Transplanting Technique
- How Will I Know When my Plants Need to be Repotted?
- When is the Best Time to Repot my Plant?
pH / EC / TDS / PPM
- What are the Pros and Cons of Buying a Combo Meter?
- What is the Difference between PPM and EC?
- How Do I Tell if my PPM/EC is too High or Too Low?
- What is a Good ph/EC/TDS Meter?
- How Can I Raise or Lower the pH of my Soil Mix?
- Are the Liquid Type pH Test Kits Accurate?
- What pH Level or Range Should I aim For?
- What Ranges Should I Maintain for my Hydroponic Nutrients pH, TDS/EC and Temperature?
- What is pH?
- What is a pH Buffer?
- How Long Does the Seal last inside the Probe?
- What Does pH Mean?
- What is a TDS Meter and What Does it Measure?
- How Do I figure out the PPM of my Fertilizer Mix?
Hydroponics & Info
- Can I Add Stuff to the Reservoir to Change the Flavour of My Bud?
- Should I use Lavarocks or Expanded Clay?
- What are the Differences Between Aeroponic Misting and Fogging?
- What is This Green Slime on My Rockwool?
- What is Nutrient Lockout?
- How Do I Build a Bato-Bucket/Dutch-Pot System?
- How Do I Sterilize and Disinfect my System?
- Simple Hydroponics, The Wick System
- How Should I Clean My Grow Rocks?
- Is There a Simple and Cheap way to Maintain Water Levels?
- MrSoul’s Rocks and Tray System
- Aallon’s Hydroponic System Construction Principles
- Is pH Important?
- Can I Use Industrial Grade Rockwool for my Hydroponic Medium?
- What is Hydroponics?
- Slow Sand / Rockwool Filter Info
- What is a Bubbler/DWC?
- At What Level Should the Nutrients be in the Bucket?
- What Kind of Pump Should I use?/How Much Air Does Each Bucket Need?
- How Can I Build a DWC Cooler Tub?
- How Do I Start Seeds for DWC Bubblers?
- How often Should I Change the Nutrients?
- What Kind of Airstone Should I Use?
- What Nutrients Should I Use? / How much Nutrient Should I Use?
- How Can I Stop Algae From Growing In The Bucket?
- How are the Salt Buildups Flushed Out of the Planters in Ebb & Flow?
- Is There Anything Better than the Standard Planters with Most Ebb & Flow Systems?
- How Do I Prep My Ebb & Flow Table, using Big RW Cubes?
- How Often Should I Flood the Tray? (Flood Frequency)
- How Long Should I Flood the Tray? (Flood Duration)
- How Do I Grow Single Cola Style, Sea of Green Ebb & Flow ?
- How High Should I set the Flood Level? (Flood Depth)
- How Can I Heat my Reservoir Solution to Keep it in the Correct Range?
- How Should I go about Transplanting the Minicube into the Rock Filled Planters?
Nutrient Film Technique (NFT)
- Building a 6" inch PVC Aeroponics Tube System
- Glether’s Easy NFT System
- Designing Hydroponic Systems: The Importance of Flow Rate
- When Should I Take Clones from My Plants?
- Can I Put Rooted Clones Directly into Flowering?
- How Can I Hold Clones in Stasis? (The Fridge Method)
- Clones in Stasis
- Can I Have Mature Clones, without Wasting The Time Invested Growing the Seedlings?
- How Do I Take Multiple Clones from the Whole Branch?
- Why Are My Clones Wilting?
- What Should I Feed my Mothers Prior to Cloning?
- How Can I Root Quicker using Cutting Scarification?
- How Do I make my own Rooting Hormone?
- Are Humidity Domes or Tents Important?
- How Long Should my Clones take to Root?
- Can I take a Cutting from a Plant in Flower?
- Treating RockWool & Misting Cuttings with Oxy-Plus
- What is Air Layering?
- Leaf’s Cloning Method
- DuctMAN’s Cloning Advice
- Mr. HIGHway’s Cloning Method In Rockwool
- Snoofer’s Rockwool Cloning Technique
- Slowhand’s Oasis Cubes in Soil, Cloning Method
- Crazy Composer’s Soil Cloning Method
- Dowzer’s Peat Pellet Cloning Method
- How Do I Clone in Perlite & Vermiculite?
- How Do I Clone in Peat Pellets?
- How Do I Clone in a Rainforest 242?
- How Do I Clone using Rockwool?
- How Clean Does my Cloning Equipment need to Be?
- What is a Wick Cloner, and How Do I Build One?
- How Can I Build my own Bubble Cloner?
- What is the Cheapo-Aero Cloning Tub?
- How Do I Build my own Aeroponic Cloner with Misters?
- How Do I Build and use the Cheapo-Aero Cloner and Similar Units?
- How Can I Test my New Cloner to see if it is working Properly?
- Building a Cheapo-Aero Cloning Tub
- How Should I Transplant Rooted Aero Clones to Soil?
- How Should Cuttings be Prepared for Aero Cloning?
- How to Build a Self Watering Clone Stealth Box
- Take a Look at Some of The Variations of Home Made Aero Cloners
Harvesting & Curing
- What are Trichomes? Trichome 101
- How to Build an Odorless Bud Drier
- Fake Pot: What’s The Deal with These Marijuana Alternatives?
- How I Detect and Prevent Budrot?
- What is The Best Way to Dry and Preserve the Cure for Smooth, Sweet Buds?
- Drying, Curing, and Storage (Paper Bag Method)
- Does Curing Affect Potency?
- How Can I Tell When My Buds Are Dry Enough To be Cured?
- How Do I Properly Dry and Cure my Harvest?
- How Do I Cure My Harvest with Glass Canning Jars?
- How Do I Quick-Dry By Buds?
- What is the “Dry Ice Cure” (Freeze Drying )?
Smoking your Harvest
- How Can I Stop the Smell of my Smoking?
- What are Bong Percolators and Diffusers?
- How Do I Clean My Glass Pipe?
Storing your Harvest
- How Can I Build my own HPS or MH Light System?
- Building and Buying an HPS System
- Does the Bulb Have to Match My Ballast?
Lighting Info, Identification and Comparison
- What is Color Temperature of a Bulb?
- H.I.D Bulb Information
- Can I Grow Using Halogen Lights?
- What are Compact Fluorescents?
- H.I.D Light Description
- When Should I Replace my Lamp?
- What is a Conversion Bulb?
- HID vs. Fluorescents
- What Type of Lighting is Best?
- How Can I Improve my Indoor Lighting?
Electrical & Safety
- The Circuit which goes to my Grow Room only has Two Wires, but my Light has a 3 Prong Plug, What Should I Do?
- Electrical Safety Hazard Warning, The Physical Effects of Electricity
- How Many Lights/Watts Can I put on a 15 Amp Service?
- What is an AFCI and Why Should I Install One?
- How Do I Electrically Map my Place?
- How Can I Offset the Energy Usage of my Grow Room?
- Why has my Timer Switch Failed and what Should I Do?
- When Do I Change my Ballast Components?
- What is a GFCI?
- Basic Wire Sizing Guide for US 120 and 240 Volts
- How Do I Build a Short-Range Timer?
- How Much Power Does my Lamp Really Use?
- Do I Need to Install a GFCI in my Grow Room?
- How Do I Install a GFCI?
- How To Turn a PC fan into an Exhaust or Intake Fan?
- Can I use a Dimmer Switch to Control the Speed of my Fan?
- How Do I Convert Watts to Amps?
- Basic Electrical Safety Guidelines
- How Safe are these MH and HPS Lights?
- How Do I Wire and Connect an In-Line Duct Fan?
- Breeding for Beginers. Create Your very own Strain!
- How can I Contribute as a Sativa Breeder?
- How Should Strains be Named?
- Can I Use Dessicant for Seed or Pollen Storage?
- What is Colchicine and How is it Used?
- What is the Nomenclature of Cannabis?
- What is the Difference between an F1 and a Hybrid?
- What is a Phenotype and What Does Phenotype Mean?
- What is an F1, F2, and IBL?
- What is the Probability that I Will Have a Female Plant Given X Seeds?
- Can I Breed Effectively Indoors?
- What are the Different Types of Crosses?
- How Important is Male Selection when Cubing?
- How Do I Create a True Breeding Strain?
- Soul’s Selecting Breeding Individuals for Marijuana Production
- How Do I stabilize a Clone Hybrid?
- How Do I Backcross My Special Female?
- What is Recurrent Selection?
- What is Cubing?
- What is Convergent Improvement?
- What is Selfing?
- What are all Female Seeds and How are they Created?
- How Can I Get My Plants To Produce Feminized Seeds?
- Does it matter which line is used for the Male?
- How To Reverse Sex Using Silver Thiosulfate Solution
- Lucas’ Pollination Method
- How Long can I Store Pollen?
- Kryptonite’s Pollination Method
- Pollen: How To Collect It and use It.
- Uncle Ben’s Pollination Method
Hashish and Oil
- How Can I Make Ice Hash for Less Than $5 Outlay?
- How Can I Easily, Cheaply and Quickly Press a Small Amount of Hash?
- Mesh Sizing and Kif Screening
- How Do I Make Ice Hash?
- A Summary of Hash Extraction Methods
- How Can I Make a Cheap Trichome Shaker?
- What Is Hash and How Do I Make It?
- Bunzboys 10 Steps, for The Cheapest Way to Make Hash.
- How Do I Press Lower Quality Resins?
- Simple Soap Purification
- Dream Weaver’s Easy Kief Maker
- How to Build a Skuff Machine (Hash Tumbler)
- Salvaging Moldy Buds & Making Trichome Butter
- How Do I Accurately Measure my Grow Room Efficiency?
- How Can I Offset The Energy usage of My Grow Room?
- Can I Use Dry Ice To Provide CO2 For My Plants?
Improving your Yields
- How Do I supplement my area with Carbon Dioxide?
- Whats a Good Method of Co2 Release for Small a Grow Space?
- How Do I Manipulate the Photoperiod for Larger Yields
- What are the Benefits of an Allotropic Cell?
- How Do I Find out What’s Wrong with my Plant?
- What Do the Different Nutrients mean to Cannabis?
- What Levels Should I Maintain for my Hydroponic Nutrient, Temperature, pH and TDS/EC?
What are The Best Ratios for General Hydroponics 3-part?
Pests & Disease Control
- How Can I get Rid of These Whiteflies?
- How Do I Use Neem Oil Without Getting My Plants All Oily?
- How to Clean your Grow Room after Harvesting?
- Kunta’s Spider Mite Advice
- What Biological Controls are Available for Fungus Gnats?
- Chimera’s Journal on Spider Mites
- Common Insects – Id and Control
- Are There Alternatives to Chemical Pesticides?
- I’ve Got Spider Mites, Now What Do I Do?
- How to Make your own Neem Extract Solution
- How Do I Deter Slugs and Snails Without Using Chemicals?
- How Do I Recognize and Prevent Root Rot in Soil?
- How do I Identify and Prevent Root Rot?
- How do I Recognize, Control, and Prevent Powdery Mildew?
- Botrytis or Gray Mold
Growth Regulators & Hormones
- What Types of Hormones/Growth Regulators are Beneficial?
- What are Tropisms?
- What Do Hormones/Growth Regulators Contain?
- Does Seaweed act as a Growth Stimulant?
- What are Hormones and What Do they Do?
- How Can I use Spin-Out for Chemical Root Pruning?
- What is Endocytosis and its role in Nutrient Uptake?
- How Do I Regenerate/ Rejuvenate/ Reveg a Plant after Harvest?
- What is the Perpetual Harvest Propagation Method?
- What is the Sea of Green Method?
- What is Grafting?
- What is Tissue Culture?
- What is Trellising?
Training, Pruning & Supercropping
- What is the FIM Technique?
- What is Supercropping?
- Smokinrav’s Supercropping Technique
- How Can I Train My Plants for a Lower Profile?
- Show me How to do Early Vegetative Pruning and FIM?
- How Do I Prune and Start Supercropping ?
- How Do I Paperclip Train when not using Soil or Media?
- How Can I Tuck Leaves to Increase Light Penetration?
Screen of Green (SCROG)
- What is SCROG (Screen of Green)?
- Can You Give an Example of a SCROG Cabinet?
- Can I use SCROG with Larger Lights Too?
- How Does SCROG Improve my Canopy and Yield?
- How Do I Best Fill the SCROG Screen?
- What Should I use for a SCROG Screen?
Utility, Conversion Charts, Formulas etc.