Category Archives: Grow mediums

Grow mediums for your indoor grow room

As well as cannabis seed strain, grow lighting and nutrient regimes, you need to pick your grow medium:
specialist compost? coco-perlite? hydroponics? aeroponics? …

The easy “how to” for a continuous cycle cannabis grow

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Earlier this year we had a comment on one of our most popular posts, “What do I need to buy to grow 1 pound of weed?“. If you were to get a grow tent for this size operation what would suggest? Would you consider writing something like this for those wanting to also create a […]

How to use an aeroponic system for growing weed.

How to use an aeroponic system for growing weed.   Clones in an aeroponic system: The best start to an aeroponic garden is by growing cannabis cuttings in a specialist aeroponic cloner. These enable you to establish a large number of clones within a small area – thereby being space and light efficient.   Aeroponics […]

Aeroponics: what is an aeroponic system and how does it work?

Aeroponics: what is an aeroponic system and how does it work? If you came upon this article “What is an aeroponic system?” through an organic search then it’s fairly safe to assume that you are already considering a hydroponic grow room set up, and more than that, are prepared to go whole hog for an […]

Water temperature ranges in hydroponic systems

Water temperature and effects on hydroponics What is the best water temperature for plants? In a natural environment cannabis does not thrive submerged in water: it prefers alternate wet/dry climate (which we replicate with the wet dry cycle when growing in soil or coco-perlite) in order to drag oxygen into its root system and thereby into […]

The wet / dry cycle and cannabis grows

The wet / dry cycle and cannabis grows Here’s a bit of info about watering and allowing to dry. Pythium is a fungi that attacks the root systems of plants. It tends to be more of a problem in hydroponic systems and in warm weather. But it also attacks roots in soil that is constantly […]

Guide to Growing Cannabis in Coco and Perlite

growing cannabis in coco

A Guide to Growing Cannabis in Coco and Perlite We grow cannabis in a coco and perlite mix more often than any other growing style. It’s cheap to set up and combines the flexibility of a soil/pot grow with many of the advantages of a hydroponic grow.   What is Coco Coir? Coco coir (pronounced coy-er) […]