How to Trim Cannabis (With Scissors)

Once your weed plants have flowered, it’s essential to trim them to improve the quality of your yield and final product. Pruning your plants helps to redirect growth hormones to the parts of your plant that need them to most. While a lot of the emphasis of growing revolves around setting up LED grow lights and finding the …

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Aurora Indica Grow Journal: Week 5

In week 4 of the Aurora Indica grow, we added more nutrients and continued to monitor growth. Entering week 5, let’s see how the plants are doing as they get close to flowering. Day 29 I’ve cut the tops off of all of the Aurora Indica’s and am preparing them for the stress that comes with …

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Aurora Indica Grow Journal: Week 4

In week 3 of our Aurora Indica grow, we added more nutrients, and additional lights to help our plants grow more quickly. Now, let’s find out how our plants are doing as we enter week 4. Day 24 The Aurora Indicas continue to grow faster than we thought possible. This strain is surprisingly low and bushy …

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Aurora Indica Grow Journal: Week 3

It’s time for a week 3 update of our Aurora Indica grow. Catch up on our week 2 updates to find out an interesting discovery we made about our seeds. Day 15 The Aurora Indicas are now on their 3rd week of life and are starting to show signs that they’re ready to be repotted. A few …

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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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