LED vs HPS Grow Lights: Which Is Better?

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It wasn’t all that long ago that proponents for the use of LEDs for indoor grow lighting systems were being scoffed at by the old pros that lurk the forums. They were too expensive and gave sub-par results in a lot of cases when compared to the standard HPS (High Powered Sodium) lamps that were […]

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LED vs HID Grow Lights: Which is Better?

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There is a conversation among cannabis growers that continues day by day, and that is where and how their plants receive light. The market for grow lights has expanded and evolved with society as the bias towards cannabis has dwindled. With these changes have come trials and errors, resulting in two types of lighting that […]

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LED vs Fluorescent Grow Lights: Which is Better?

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Experienced cannabis growers know that choosing the right type of light at every stage of a grow operation is a critical factor in cultivating the highest quality buds with the greatest yield. While natural sunlight may be the most ideal source of light, it’s certainly not the only way to ensure a healthy crop of […]

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9 Different Types of Grow Lights: A Simple Guide

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Setups for growing cannabis indoors almost always use one of three different types of lighting technology This is because they all have been proven, over time, to be effective in producing high yields compared to the amount of energy put into them. HIDs (High-Intensity Discharge), T5/CFL’s (Compact Fluorescents), and LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are, by […]

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Best 4×4 Grow Tents 2020 — Reviews & Top Picks

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When the dread of winter sets in and the garden goes limp, so do our hopes of cultivating the land. Not so fast! Grow tents are a wonderful example of how we can use science to bring the outside in. Some plants actually prefer being grown in a tent because of the constant light. Grow […]

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Cannabis Growth Timelapse: One Chapter at a Time (With Pictures)

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The growth of a cannabis plant can be divided into 5 main chapters: germination, seedling, vegetative, flowering, and finally, budding. Within these stages of growth, many changes occur to the plant that should be noted and carefully watched for by the grower. Here, we’re going to dive into these different stages, to give you an […]

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How to Trim Cannabis Plants for the Best Buds

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There are two main ways to think when trimming or pruning cannabis. Both use the concept of purposefully damaging the plant in ways that will produce long-term benefits. The first is pruning for standard maintenance. Meaning, we remove lackluster parts of the plants or those not getting enough light. It allows the plant to focus […]

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How to Cool a Hot Grow Tent (7 Tips & Tricks)

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Growing in an enclosed environment like a grow tent can get downright sweltering. Cannabis plants perspire all but about 3% of the moisture they collect, combine that with a light rigging and you’re looking at a literal sauna in a box. So, what can be done to combat a hot grow tent? Well, there are […]

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How to Control Humidity in Your Grow Tent

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Using a grow tent as a tool for housing a growing cannabis plant is a perfectly reasonable idea. Setting up an entire room to be suitable for a plant can be a huge hassle and not really worth it for a small grow-op. However, since a grow tent is a much more enclosed environment than […]

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What You Need to Set Up a Grow Tent

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A grow tent can be a very rewarding project for any new cannabis grower, but setting them up can be a bit of a hassle depending on the amount of space and the grower’s experience. There are a few things that are needed before closing your plants up inside an environment like this, so let’s […]

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