The Best Soil for Growing Cannabis

When it comes to growing cannabis indoors, the foundation matters. Sure, you may have splurged on the highest quality seeds, LED lights, and hydroponics system. But if you’re not using the right soil for growing weed, you might end up with a harvest that doesn’t live up to your expectations. The success of your grow …

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Aurora Indica Grow Journal: Week 2

If you missed the Week 1 updates, catch up here for the full scoop on how I got the seeds germinated and sprouting. Day 7 By the first day of week 2, the Aurora Indica seeds were reaching out and begging for more light. I added a standard store-bought 25w LED bulb for some extra light, which seems to …

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Aurora Indica Grow Journal: Week 1

Editor’s note: If you’ve ever wanted to see what it takes to grow a cannabis plant at home (which you are allowed to do in several states), you’ll enjoy our new series: Grow Journals. The first strain we’ll cover is Aurora Indica being grow by one of Full Spectrum’s photographers, Jacob Kluge. Follow along on …

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What Are HPS Grow Lights?

Are you planning to grow plants indoors with no help from the sun? It is doable with the help of high-performance high-pressure sodium (HPS) grow lights. These unique grow lights are often compared to ordinary lights, but they are very different in design and performance. HPS grow lights are the most efficient way of generating …

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Using a Humidifier in Your Grow Room

A plant’s water needs are equal to the amount of water lost by evapotranspiration. Different types of indoor plants have different water requirements. You can avoid evapotranspiration of your indoor plants by increasing the humidity of your grow tent. Misting the air ensures that your plants preserve moisture. A high-quality humidifier is a convenient and …

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Using pH Meters for Growing Cannabis

The structure of the growing medium ensures good porosity and superior root growth. The next important aspect of your growing medium is soil pH and how it affects your marijuana plants. In itself, pH value is simply the measure of the number of hydrogen ions in any substance. As far as weed is concerned, the acidity, …

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Using a Timer for Grow Lights

Growing marijuana indoors can require a lot of manual labor. If you can, it’s worth it to automate as of the process as possible, starting with your grow light system. As your plants go in and out of different growth stages, they require different amounts of light. You can use a grow timer to automate …

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