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  1. COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    While there’s been a fairly well established community of cannabis growers for some years now, COVID threw a spanner in the works for a lot of people in a lot of different ways. Plenty of people were at home a lot more, giving them more freedom during the day and more spare time without their daily commute to dabble in...
  2. The cannabis flowering stage week by week
    The cannabis flowering stage week by week
    Unless you have never consumed, touched, or seen cannabis buds before (i.e. you have been living under a rock), you will know that the prize of any cannabis plant are the flowers containing the highest concentrations of THC. Yes, we all love the aesthetics of the serrated cannabis leaf and its symbolism, but flowering cannabis is where it’s at in...
  3. How to germinate marijuana seeds
    How to germinate marijuana seeds
    We’ve recently discussed the marijuana seedling stage and covered the importance of caring for your plants in their infancy stage, which is absolutely crucial if you want to have a healthy, thriving garden. Logically, proper germination is just as important as caring for seedlings as it is the initial step in the cannabis life cycle. If you’re starting with bad...
  4. How to get through the cannabis seedling stage
    How to get through the cannabis seedling stage
    So, you’ve made the decision to start growing your own cannabis, purchased all the right gear for your garden and stocked up on some quality genetics. Once you have successfully germinated your seeds, the next hurdle to overcome is surviving the cannabis seedling stage. As the more experienced growers know, many things can happen during a plant’s lifetime that can...
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  • Can You Tell the Sex of Cannabis Seeds from Their Appearance
    Can You Tell the Sex of Cannabis Seeds from Their Appearance
    Of all the things that can trip a grower up, sexing marijuana plants may just be the trickiest. Sexing plants is so important because growers are typically after the female plants, that produce the huge THC covered buds. Or the medicinal relief that CBD strains can bring. With such opposite effects of male and female plants, it’s easy to see just how important sexing plants is. But what if growers didn’t have to wait to sex their plants? While it would certainly make life easier, is sexing cannabis seeds possible? Continue reading →
  • Psychedelic Plants that Get You High that are Not Cannabis
    Psychedelic Plants that Get You High that are Not Cannabis
    Cannabis has long been the preferred plant to get high of many, but there are many other plants that will do largely the same thing – or even more. Nature has a lot to offer when it comes to offering a way to completely escape and revert back into yourself, or just provide a calming effect when you’re a little stressed out. From legal highs to psychedelic plants that have had sanctions placed on them, here are ten plants found around the world that will indeed get you high. Continue reading →
  • Breeding 101 – How to Create Your Own Marijuana Strain
    Breeding 101 – How to Create Your Own Marijuana Strain
    Smoking is fun, and growing can be a lot of fun. But breeding marijuana and creating your own strain is where the art of marijuana becomes really fascinating. All you’re really doing when you breed marijuana is taking two plants, each of a different strain, and bringing them together to create your very own strain that is perfect for you...
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  • The cannabis flowering stage week by week
    The cannabis flowering stage week by week
    Unless you have never consumed, touched, or seen cannabis buds before (i.e. you have been living under a rock), you will know that the prize of any cannabis plant are the flowers containing the highest concentrations of THC. Yes, we all love the aesthetics of the serrated cannabis leaf and its symbolism, but flowering cannabis is where it’s at in...
  • How to germinate marijuana seeds
    How to germinate marijuana seeds
    We’ve recently discussed the marijuana seedling stage and covered the importance of caring for your plants in their infancy stage, which is absolutely crucial if you want to have a healthy, thriving garden. Logically, proper germination is just as important as caring for seedlings as it is the initial step in the cannabis life cycle. If you’re starting with bad...
  • How to get through the cannabis seedling stage
    How to get through the cannabis seedling stage
    So, you’ve made the decision to start growing your own cannabis, purchased all the right gear for your garden and stocked up on some quality genetics. Once you have successfully germinated your seeds, the next hurdle to overcome is surviving the cannabis seedling stage. As the more experienced growers know, many things can happen during a plant’s lifetime that can...
  • A Guide To The Vegetative Stage Of Weed 
    A Guide To The Vegetative Stage Of Weed 
    If you are new to the wonderful world of cannabis cultivation, you might be wondering what the differences between the vegetative and flowering growth stages are. In fact, you might not even be initiated to the idea of the different growth stages whatsoever. Don't stress, no one learned how to grow banging buds overnight, and if you are looking to...
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  • COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    While there’s been a fairly well established community of cannabis growers for some years now, COVID threw a spanner in the works for a lot of people in a lot of different ways. Plenty of people were at home a lot more, giving them more freedom during the day and more spare time without their daily commute to dabble in...
  • What is considered high THC?
    What is considered high THC?
    With the growing demand for increasingly potent cannabis strains, breeders around the world are all competing to produce the highest THC strains. The result of this race to the top has seen a drastic change in the potency of cannabis strains hitting the shelves of dispensaries. But what is considered high THC and how has this changed in recent years?  ...
  • What's the difference between THC and THCa?
    What's the difference between THC and THCa?
    The Difference Between THC and THCa? In purely chemical terms, THCa is the precursor, while THC is the actual compound. THC can effectively bind with the CB1 or CB2 receptors in the human body's endocannabinoid system, but the same cannot be said about THCa. Its large 3D structure doesn't allow the molecule to bind with the CB1 receptors. Also, THC’s...
  • What is Delta 8 THC and why is it trending?
    What is Delta 8 THC and why is it trending?
    There’s one minor cannabinoid that’s having a major moment, as of recently. THC Delta-8 THC, the lesser-known THC compound is gaining notoriety. Not only for its legal status but the unique effects too. So, what is delta 8 THC and why is the compound trending now more than ever? Keep reading, as we expore all the latest. A spotlight on...
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  • How Many Bruce Banner Strains Are There?
    How Many Bruce Banner Strains Are There?
    The OG Bruce Banner strain hit the cannabis cup scene all the way back in 2009, and to say that it made waves would be heavily understating the tsunami effect it had on the cannabis world. A hybrid cross of Strawberry Diesel and OG Kush, this was a truly ground breaking offering that changed what many thought weed genetics were...
  • What Type Of Strain Is Blue Cheese?
    What Type Of Strain Is Blue Cheese?
    Blue cheese is usually thought of as an acquired taste. Heavily flavored, with a sharp, pungent aroma, it's certainly not for everyone. But for those who love it, blue cheese is a delicious addition to any meal.  But this Blue Cheese? Unlike your everyday gorgonzola, the Blue Cheese strain is any but an acquired taste. Loved by all that get...
  • Who Bred The Sunset Sherbet Strain
    Who Bred The Sunset Sherbet Strain
    Sunsets and sherbet. Safe to say, two of the most enjoyable things for stoners and non-stoners. But have you ever seen a sunset while eating sherbet after smoking a bowl of Sunset Sherbet? Good lord, there is really not much better in this life!  But which magical cannabis breeder gifted the world this gorgeous strain? What percentage of THC does...
  • Is Forbidden Fruit A Rare Strain? 
    Is Forbidden Fruit A Rare Strain? 
    Forbidden fruit. What a banging name for a cannabis strain. And just like the apple from the biblical tale, the weed it refers to is a little naughty. Maybe not in the same realm of naughtiness, but naughty all the same. And naughty in all the right ways.  So, is the Forbidden Fruit ganga strain as hard to find as...
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  • COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    COVID and The Home-Growing Cannabis Market
    While there’s been a fairly well established community of cannabis growers for some years now, COVID threw a spanner in the works for a lot of people in a lot of different ways. Plenty of people were at home a lot more, giving them more freedom during the day and more spare time without their daily commute to dabble in...
  • How will Biden’s federal marijuana legalization affect you? 
    How will Biden’s federal marijuana legalization affect you? 
    While President Biden ran his campaign on promises of decriminalization and pardoning cannabis convictions, it's no huge surprise that just weeks before the midterms kick-off we are finally seeing some movement on the issue. But what do these changes actually mean for the average citizen of the USA?  It's no huge secret that politicians and lawmakers have a slight habit...
  • Is Weed Legal in Thailand?
    Is Weed Legal in Thailand?
    On 9th June 2022, the Thai FDA officially removed hemp and marijuana from the Category 5 narcotics list, making it the first Asian country to decriminalize cannabis. But there's some confusion on what this law actually means in reality. And perhaps the one thing most people are wondering is, is weed legal in Thailand? Yes, Thailand have now legalized the...
  • The Latest on Cannabis Legalisation in UK - Your Top Questions Answered
    The Latest on Cannabis Legalisation in UK - Your Top Questions Answered
    As the world’s focus remains on global health, and politics, another movement has been flying under the radar. That being, UK legalisation of cannabis. After years of complications with medical cannabis programs UK officials are now considering cannabis legalisation for adult and recreational use.   So, what's the latest legalization news UK residents need to know when it comes to growing...
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  • Why Does Weed Make You Horny?
    Why Does Weed Make You Horny?
    Does smoking a joint, or eating an edible get you fired up? Well, you're not the only one... Ask 100 random people what the effects of smoking weed are, and you'll get a pretty wide range of responses - hungry, happy, giggly, sleepy, lazy, focused, relaxed - but one answer that may surprise you is… horny. For the longest time...
  • Baking Space Cake with Marge from Bite Me The Show About Edibles
    Baking Space Cake with Marge from Bite Me The Show About Edibles
    What Is Space Cake Space cake. Nope, not what they serve for dessert on the International Space Station. We're talking about that dosed cake, that weed cake - or, as most of us know it now, edibles. If you've never tried to make your very own space cake, the idea can be a little daunting. But really, baking up a...
  • What Are The Benefits Of THC Oil?
    What Are The Benefits Of THC Oil?
    Introduction Cannabis contains over one hundred known cannabinoids, but only two of those have truly entered the public consciousness - THC and CBD, with CBN not too far behind. As the war on drugs slowly winds down and medicinal cannabis becomes a viable option for patients worldwide, it’s no longer just your classic stoner who is looking for access to...
  • How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    How to calculate THC dosages in marijuana edibles
    Edibles are recently trending amongst beginner and veteran cannabis users alike. Not only do they serve as an alternative to traditional smoking methods, but they serve extra potency, too. Which is a factor that can cause a problem for some users. Edible dosage and exact potencies can be confusing and somewhat complicated to figure out. But don’t worry, once you...
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