Drying Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants

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Marijuana drying Once the marijuana plants have been harvested, they have obviously ceased to produce new cannabinoids and resins. The main changes to the potency will be negative, but effective drying and storage can help mitigate the effects. Most of the weight contained in the plant is water and drying will cause the liquid to […]

How To Quick Dry Your Marijuana Buds

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For those who who can’t wait and need a quick method to dry your marijuana plants you should hang them upside down in a dark room and increase the temperature in the room to more than 90% Fahrenheit (about 32% Celsius). This will probably require an electric- or gas-powered heater. The room should be well […]

Are You Ready To Harvest Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants?

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Finally, after months of preparation, work, and careful maintenance, the time to harvest your marijuana will arrive. Harvesting is not as easy a task as just cutting down your marijuana plants, waiting a week or so for them to dry, and then getting as high as a kite. There are still signs to watch for […]

Don’t Forget To Clone Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants

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Marijuana cuttings There are many reasons to clone your outdoor marijuana plants, but nearly all of them involve wanting to continue a special plant from a special strain. The other big reason, which amounts to the same thing, is for seed production. After a successful harvest a grower might fall in love with a particular […]

Basic Light Needs For Outdoor Marijuana Plants

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Marijuana light needs Marijuana is a sun-loving plant and will easily grow to large heights if provided with enough solar contact. But since marijuana is also a durable and resilient plant, growers have been able to successfully obtain buds from marijuana plants grown with only a skylight. Sunlight encourages leaf and stem production, which in […]

Sexing Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants

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The sex of your plants is genetically determined but is also influenced by the environment. The cannabis plant has two pairs of sex chromosomes, one of which carries the genes that determine sex. As with humans, these are either X or Y. Male plants have the XY chromosome while females are XX. In nature, each […]

Basic Soil Requirements For Outdoor Marijuana Growers

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Marijuana soil requirements The soil in which you plant your cannabis seeds is obviously going to play a large part in how well your marijuana plants grow and what you’ll eventually harvest. Ideally the best soil would be fluffy when held in your hands, would drain well, and would be rich in nutrients. If you […]

Watering Tips And Techniques For Outdoor Marijuana Growers

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Watering needs depend on your growing site’s location and the genetics of your crop. If you have a fairly humble-sized crop, then various hand-watering methods should suffice. Some marijuana growers haul water out to their site and then use watering pots or run hoses from a large container to their site. If you have been […]

Protect Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants Against Wind

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In windy areas it is a good idea to plant crops on the perimeter of your cannabis growing area closely together to serve as a windbreak to protect the other plants. Tying plants to stakes driven into the ground, or constructing a rope and stick fence, are two ways you might achieve this. The drawback […]

Protect Your Outdoor Marijuana Plants From Mammals and Rodents

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For pests that walk, run, or burrow, more extreme physical measures might need to be taken. Until the marijuana plant develops a hard stem, all manner of rodents, rabbits, and possibly even raccoons may decide to snack on your marijuana plants. Mannabis growers experience problems with rabbits, hares or wombats and wallabies for Australian growers. […]