THE HIGH TIMES CULTIVATION DEPARTMENT REACHED OUT TO SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE CANNABIS WORLD FOR THEIR EXPERT ADVICE ON HOW TO SUCCEED IN GROWING GREAT WEED. WE’RE PLEASED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE CREAM OF THE CROP OF PROFESSIONAL CANNABIS FARMERS.
Instead of putting your trimmed herb onto coat hangers to dry, go out and get some 6-foot-tall square wire deer fencing. Cut it into 6-foot sections and secure the sections onto cylinders. Stand the cylinders up and use them to hang your drying herb on. Nothing works better for saving space and tackling the issues related to damaged herb.—Addison DeMoura, Steep Hill Lab, (only registered users can se the link, login or register)
MAINTAINING MOTHER PLANTS
The best production gardens tie., those with more than two HID grow lamps) are almost exclusively filled with clones taken from healthy mother plants Northern Lights Feminisiert. And the best mother plants are never flowered—rather, as the mothers grow from seed, clones are taken from them and flowered out instead to determine their sex and the quality of what they’ll produce. The corresponding mother plants remain in the vegetative stage in large containers under metal halides or plenty of fluorescent grow tights and fed a mild vegetative nutrient solution high in nitrogen. —Danny Danko, HIGH TIMES senior cultivation editor, (only registered users can se the link, login or register)
I discovered the benefits of sparkling water a few years back thanks to another grower’s tip and have never heard anyone else mention it. Purchase a bottle of sparkling mineral water and put it to use when taking clones: Fresh cuttings from a mother plant crave the essential minerals as well as the tiny carbonated bubbles marihuana filme. Placing your fresh cuttings in a cup of mineral water before