Category Archives: grow

The 2019 High Times Hydro Report

Another year flashes by and we arrive back to the annual “High Times Hydro Report”—a place of learning for those interested in growing crops of buds without soil and for those already eyeball deep into cannabis water culture.  Why Grow in Water? Say what? Of course plants need water. Yes, but they don’t need soil! […]

We Visited Some Cannabis Grows In Colombia To Figure Out If The Hype Is Real

If you’ve been keeping up with the state of the international cannabis industry, then you’ve probably heard of Colombia being poised as the next major hub for cannabis exports. With the perfect climate and geography for cultivation, low production costs, a vast network of experienced professionals in the field (illegal experience is still experience!), and […]

MOB Rules: The Mother of Berries

It’s time to report on a truly legendary strain known throughout North America as MOB (a.k.a. the Mother of Berries), bred and released by the renowned seed company T.H. Seeds. The origin story of this stalwart variety has never been revealed—until now.  As T.H. Seeds co-founder Doug explains, “In the mid- to late ’90s, a […]

What You Need To Know About Selective Breeding

When chromosomes of a cannabis plant pair with another the plant will evolve and create a new genetic lineage that is a genetic copy of both parents. With the advancement of seed banks and nurseries, obtaining great genetics is easier now than ever. Knowing what traits will likely enhance an existing strain comes down to […]

4 Minutes and 20 Seconds with Sherbinski, Iconic Strain Cultivator

If you got the chance to meet a local legend in your community, wouldn’t you? We finally got the chance to sit down and speak with a very popular man in the cannabis community: Sherbinski of the “Cookie Fam.” This man is a GOD in the Bay Area of California, so meeting him was a […]

The Official High Times Magazine STASH Awards of 2018

Our yearly roundup of the best grow gear of the year started in 1998 and was dubbed the STASH Awards (for Significant Technological Achievements in Secretive Horticulture). Behold our informed choices for the finest cultivation equipment of 2018. BC Northern Nights Roommate Best Grow Box: The BC Northern Lights Roommate For almost 20 years, BC […]

Aloha Green Apothecary is Growing Stunning Legal Medical Bud in Hawaii

At the center of the Pacific Ocean, America’s 50th state has finally begun producing medicinal pot in this Polynesian archipelago. Take a trip inside Aloha Green Apothecary, the first state-licensed facility cultivating and selling medical marijuana for the patients of Hawaii. Pot in Paradise Nobody knows when marijuana first appeared in Hawaii, but the remote […]

The Journey of Cannabis From Soil to Oil

Organic Fire on the Mountain It’s no secret that the Emerald Triangle, in Northern California, has been the reigning champ of cannabis production in the United States for decades. However, with the advent of legal recreational pot in California, the rules of the game have changed. Growers are now forced to comply with legalization restrictions […]

High Times Magazine’s Official Troubleshooting Guide for Beginner Growers

New cannabis cultivators must learn to identify and treat various conditions in the grow room promptly and accurately. Here are the most common marijuana-growing problems and how to solve them quickly and effectively. My leaves are turning yellow and falling off. What gives? This is an indication that your plant is short on nitrogen, an […]

The Organic Terroir of Puffin Farm

Puffin Farm: A Mom-and-Pop Grow Op My trip to Puffin Farm started out very much like many of my visits to Washington State. I landed at Sea-Tac on a cold, drizzly morning and was met at the airport by my nephew-in-law. But this time, instead of heading into Seattle, we drove two-plus hours in the […]