Talking Landrace Strains with Franco Loja

Dan Michaels, author of Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana, shares with HIGH TIMES one of the last known interviews with Franco Loja—the late, great Strain Hunter—which first appeared in his book.

All of today’s strains inevitably derive from pure, ancient cannabis plants found throughout the world and referred to as...

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Growing cannabis by the moon

the moon and cannabis

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com

Believe it or not, there is likely one huge aspect you may have been neglecting when you grow marijuana: the phases of the moon. The lunar movements are more important than you might think for all sorts of things, not least of which is your marijuana harvest. Did you know that some people use the moon as...

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Nico’s Nuggets: Plant Food Basics for New Growers

Hello, Nico! I am new to growing and have heard that certain fertilizers may be bad for cannabis. Can you tell me why salt-heavy synthetics like Miracle Gro, or other artificial nutrients, are not good for my plants? – Bobby S. via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Greetings, Bobby. Thanks for writing in with a great question!

Feeding your cannabis...

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Grow Q A: Why Are The Leaves Wilting On My Pot Plant?

Dear Dan, I’m growing in soil indoors and it’s about the 5th week of flowering. Suddenly, the leaves started to wilt and curl on all my plants and look like claws hanging down downwards. They’re also turning yellow and growth is at a standstill. What did I do wrong and how do I fix it? – Mitch in Michigan 

Dear...

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