Germinating Cannabis seeds

Germinating cannabis seeds is a very easy and simple process. Cannabis plants naturally want to grow and survive, all you have to do to facilitate this process is the following: Step 1- Soak your seeds in a glass of room temperature, distilled water for 12-24 hours, until you see the seed split and/or a little taproot emerges. Sometimes it can

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Parliament and High Court Judgment on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes

Friday, 31 March 2017 – Parliament notes reports of the judgment today by the Western Cape High Court about the use of cannabis in private homes and that the national legislature has 24 months within which to change sections of the Drug Trafficking Act and the Medicines Control Act. Parliament is in the process of obtaining the judgment to study exactly what

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South Africa High Court Rules Cannabis is Legal

Cape Town, South Africa – The Western Cape High Court has made a landmark ruling, declaring that it is an infringement to ban the use of dagga by adults in private homes. In making the ruling on Friday, it has allowed for the possession, cultivation and use dagga at home, for private use. It has also ruled that Parliament must

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The Difference between Indica and Sativa Cannabis Strains

Upon researching cannabis and its’ history, you will learn that from the 1970s onwards, cannabis branched into what was recognised as three sub-species, namely Cannabis Indica, Cannabis Sativa and Ruderalis. The origins of marijuana over centuries have been traced back to approximate geographic locations, for example Indica was found to mainly originate from Hindu Kush region of the Middle East

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When Is the Best Time to Harvest Your Cannabis?

The outdoor marijuana growing season is winding to an end, and many growers are preparing to reap the fruits of months of work and fill their pantries with succulent buds to enjoy on cold winter days. If you were one of them this season, keep in mind that choosing the right time to harvest your marijuana is important, because doing

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Dinafem Video: Big Kush, A Worthy Heir to the Kush Throne

At Dinafem we knew that we couldn’t go wrong crossing two great strains like OG Kush and Big Skunk (Critical+). In fact, the resulting hybrid is a smash hit. We are talking about Big Kush, a strain with Skunk-like productivity (thanks to its Critical+ mother) along with the quality effects, taste and aromas contributed by its other progenitor. A succulent

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How to Plant Cannabis Seeds: Keep it Quick and Dirty

How to Plant Seeds: Step-by-Step Step One: Prepare your planting mix or rooting cube. Use fine soil or soil-less mix for a planting medium that holds water and air evenly. Don’t use dirt from the backyard — sterile soil is best. Or use a rooting cube, such as Rockwool, Oasis or Jiffy. Have all your supplies at hand and ready

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How to Germinate Cannabis Seeds: Join forces with Mother Nature

Coaxing a taproot out of a seed only takes a few days and a few careful steps. Question: What’s the best way to start growing a marijuana plant from seed? Answer: Seeds germinate when a small white rootlet emerges. Water, heat and air (oxygen) are all that cannabis seeds need to break dormancy and germinate. Fertilizer, “special” hormones and “secret”

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Drying and Curing of Fresh Cannabis Buds

Harvesting a crop is for most cultivators the greatest moment of their grow. It’s the time a grower can reap the fruits of his labour. But this is not the last step. Fresh cannabis contains about 75% water, which needs to be evaporated first before the buds can become a fantastic smoke. To get rid of this excess water, the

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The Keys to Harvesting for Regeneration

Cannabis plants harbour extraordinary secrets. You may not have heard of it, but regeneration after harvesting is an increasingly common technique that saves growers both time and space, and preserves good marijuana genetics. Below we explain, step by step, how to employ this method in order to give your plants second lives. Wild plants called “annuals” generally germinate, grow, flower

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