growing

The science and art behind growing marijuana and the industry around it.

Johnny Hash2 years ago
Frequently Asked Marijuana Questions
Potent media sends me all the inbound emails to Potent asking for cannabis guidance. I fashion myself more of a cannabis connoisseur then a marijuana advice column, but I am happy to answer the consta...
Henry Kronk2 years ago
New Age, Activist Nuns Are Growing Cannabis
They really want the media to move on about the whole nun thing. Their mission is more important: reshaping the tarnished reputation of a plant that provides numerous health benefits. “The Cannabis pl...
Henry Kronk2 years ago
The India Hemp Drugs Commission Report of 1894 Found Cannabis Totally Chill
Before Clinton extended maximum sentencing, before Reagan announced his policy of zero tolerance, before William Randolph Hearst, DuPont, Herbert Hoover and his cronies gave weed its Spanish name and ...
Natasha Sydor2 years ago
Willie Nelson Wants You To Share His Legendary Stash
How do legends begin? For Willie Nelson, the Red Headed Stranger, perhaps it began in Stardust… or within the iconic country culture of Texas. After writing his first song at the age of seven, and joi...
George Gott2 years ago
Sustainable Cannabis Growers to Watch 
A real fear for many is the catastrophic scenario –our ocean levels rising, plants and animals dying off– all attributed to global warming. One of the first steps to fight global warming is to become ...
Ed Green2 years ago
How to Grow Psilocybin Mushrooms at Home 
The novice cultivator would do best to work with Stropharia cubensis Earle, sometimes rendered Psilocybe cubensis (Earle) Singer. Not only because spores of this species are so easy to obtain, but man...
Ed Green2 years ago
Swapping the California Grape for Weed
Towering redwood trees, once a sign of unique California coastal beauty, have taken on a new symbolism in the world of marijuana commerce. Where the redwoods grow, cannabis sativa flourishes, producin...
Ed Green2 years ago
How to Grow Huge Cannabis Buds
Have you been wondering how to grow huge cannabis buds and what you can do differently as a grower to maximize your overall yield? As an indoor grower, it can be tough to find ways to increase yield w...
Potent Staff2 years ago
Defining Budtenders and Sommeliers 
In terms of quantity, the cannabis industry is exploding in growth. Due to the expansion of the seeds market, hundreds of cannabis strains are now available for the consumer to purchase. Many new stra...
Ed Green2 years ago
What is Black Cannabis?
Why the fuck is my weed black? The simple answer is that it is cannabis plants that have turned black or dark purple. You might have heard of such strains in stores or on the street, or you might even...
Johnny Hash2 years ago
More Things Weed Smokers Should Know
So, your a bonafide stoner now. You've studied the things every weed smoker should know, and you're feeling confident. You are the master blunt-roller. An expert bowl-packer, and maybe even a novice d...
Potent Staff2 years ago
Rarest Weed Strains
We are surrounded by a myriad of options in today's world. Whether it be iPhone color, coffee flavor, or choosing a strain for tonight’s smoke sesh. When it comes to weed, connoisseurs are always look...
Ed Green2 years ago
Growing Marijuana in Fish Emulsion Fertilizer
Give a man a joint and you will get him stoned. Teach a man to grow and he can get stoned forever. Learning to grow marijuana is much easier than actually producing legitimate smokable weed. One dilig...
Potent Staff2 years ago
Dangers and Delights of Shrooms
Psilocybin mushrooms are nature's own psychedelic, more visual in their hallucinations and smoother and shorter-lasting in their effects than LSD. The principal genera of Psilocybe cubensis mushrooms ...
Potent Staff2 years ago
Oaxacan Marijuana
During the late 20th century, a little known weed became the preferred intoxicant of millions. Stifled considerably by a criminal setting, the flow of factual information about pot was supplanted by m...
David McCleary2 years ago
Do Marijuana Plants Have Feelings?
I remain keenly skeptical about claims that people have communed with geraniums, passionflowers, and Dracaena Massangeana let alone weed. Even that fascinating book The Secret Life of Plants by Peter ...
Johnny Hash2 years ago
Choosing the Right Seeds
Choosing the right seed is probably the most important decision that a grower makes. The seed, actually the fruit of the cannabis plant, properly known as an achene, contains, among other things, the ...
Ed Green2 years ago
Magic Mushroom Growing Tips
Stropharia cubensis can be found in appropriate habitats throughout the Southern US, all through the coastal regions of Mexico, and throughout coastal and equatorial regions of South America. In the U...