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How To Amp Up Your Yields Using Electro-culture

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For the cultivators looking to up their grow game and stay ahead of the curve, you may want to check into how electricity when used properly can help increase your growth and terpene production while reducing diseases and pests. Perfect, so just drop batteries into the reservoir? Nope, don’t do that! You will first need […]

Growing Success: Micro Cultivation Facility Planning

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As the owner of 4trees Cannabis Building, I have spent over 20 years cannabis consulting with cultivators, and I can tell you first hand that the planning stage is by far the most crucial point for any successful operation. Micro cultivation facilities, also known as craft cultivators, are becoming increasingly popular as more states and […]

Water Savings Between Recirculating Hydroponics & Drain to Waste

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Water Savings Between Recirculating Hydroponics & Drain To Waste The water consumption of your growing system is directly related to how much nutrients or money you need to shell out over time. This makes water savings within your grow system very important for not only saving the earth, but also your wallet! Let’s explore the […]

Basic Guide To Treetech Hydroponics

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Basic Guide To Treetech Hydroponics Hydroponics has been around since the sixth century B.C when king Nebuchadnezzar II built the extravagant hydroponics hanging gardens as a gift to his wife. Don’t tell Mrs. 4tree’s this.. It’s commonly used in parts of the world that have poor soil such as Japan and India. However, when it […]

What Is The Size Of A Typical Cannabis Cultivation Facility?

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The correct answer to this lies on whether or not you are a recreational cannabis cultivation facility or a medical grower. If you are an ACMPR in Canada or a medical license holder in the US then you will not require as much space to operate such as shipping and receiving rooms, quarantine etc. However, […]

What Every Cannabis Grower Should Know About Hydroponics

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Hydroponics has become a preferred growing method among professionals that are growing cannabis indoors. There’s a reason this method is as popular as it is. Hydroponics comes with several benefits including producing a higher quality flower, higher consistency and a lower risk of bugs or mould. Whether you’re just starting with hydroponics or you’ve been […]

What You Need To Know About Rosin Extraction

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Rosin is quickly taking the cannabis community by storm. With its higher terpene profile, increased potency and clean, solventless extraction methods that rival some of the most advanced hydrocarbon extractions out there, what is not to love? People prefer to grow their plants without chemicals and eat food without added chemicals, so it makes complete […]

Understanding Cannabis Cultivation Licensing

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So you want to start a micro cultivation, standard cultivator or medical facility? Our cannabis licensing guide will help you better understand the starting phases of setting up your licensing with Health Canada for the purpose of recreational or medical cannabis cultivation and sales through the government of Canada. STEP ONE: Understanding the licensing application […]

Understanding DWC & Feeding

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Deep water culture is a low maintenance, fast growing method of hydroponics. In this type of system plants sit in net pots with roots suspended in the grow chambers nutrient solution while aerated water recirculates throughout the growing system. If you have ever heard the term “look at your roots, not your fruits” then you […]

5 Steps To Craft Trimming

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1. Dry Trim The term “dry trimming” refers to a method of trimming the plant’s leaves after they have been dried on the stalk with the flowers. This insulates the flowers and allows them to dry slower, retaining the plant’s terpenes and producing the richest flavors and quality. You will want to be careful with […]

Switching From Soil to an Automated Hydroponic System

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You have control over your growing environment, now take control over your growing system! Building a cannabis micro cultivation using soil is inexpensive and easy to get started in. Making this a starting block chosen by many beginner cannabis growers, however, bringing soil into your clean indoor grow environment is an invitation for bugs, molds […]

How To Properly Ripen & Flush Cannabis

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Cannabis cultivation is a labor of love and time, but it can also have high operating costs involved. Skipping out on a proper ripening phase means ruining your entire crop, flushing money and time down the drain. Properly ripened flowers will exhibit a much more profound aroma, look and taste while the THC and other […]