Category Archives: growing

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 […]

Fantastic Sativas and How to Grow Them

This article is sponsored by Kannabia Seed Company, an award-winning cannabis seed company headquartered in Spain whose grower-oriented approach has made cannabis cultivation simple and satisfying for growers of all skill levels for years. As cannabis legalization continues to spread around the world, more and more people are getting the opportunity to grow their own plants […]

Tips for Growing Cannabis in a Tiny Space

For those who don’t have big properties or extra space, don’t worry: You don’t need a huge space to grow cannabis. Cannabis is an eager plant that will grow nearly anywhere given the right light and nutrients, making a grow room of any size feasible. Growing in a tiny space has benefits too, allowing you […]

Cannabis Events in Canada for February 2019

There’s lots to love about February if you love cannabis. We’ve rounded up educational workshops, cooking classes, infused dinners, and more cannabis-centric events happening across Canada this month. Are you hosting a cannabis event in Canada? Email [email protected] to share your event with the Leafly community. British Columbia When: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, 7 p.m. to […]

How to Maintain a Perpetual Cannabis Harvest

There’s nothing like having your own freshly harvested cannabis whenever you want. Growers can make this happen by maintaining a garden year-round through a system known as a perpetual harvest. The idea behind it is to cut down a little bit of cannabis many times throughout the year as opposed to harvesting one big batch once […]

How to Buy Gelato Seeds & Clones

In this series, we help out the bumper crop number of cannabis lovers who can legally grow a pound, so they can save themselves money and ensure a clean harvest. Up next: the second of three blockbuster strains, Gelato. Creamy, berry, potent, and beautiful—Gelato was Leafly’s Strain of the Year in 2018 for a reason. […]

Hand-Trimmed vs. Machine-Trimmed Cannabis: Which Is Better?

Trimming is one of the last steps of the growing process, when prized buds are finally pulled off their branches and shaped before sale. One of the more monotonous parts of growing, producers always look for ways to make the trimming process easier and more efficient, with machine trimmers becoming more popular in recent times. […]

Canada’s First Cannabis Clones Are For Sale Online Now

Canada’s most easterly province is the first to sell adult-use cannabis clones through its provincial cannabis board. So far, clones are only available for sale online, according to the Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC). CannabisNL, which is selling the clones online, is a division of the NLC. The eight varieties available for sale have THC concentrations […]

The Leafly Buyer’s Guide to Indoor Cannabis Grow Tents

Grow tents have been essential for home growers for years. But with legalization and the convenience of online shopping today, the market may seem flooded with options. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the myriad options, so here’s a guide to help navigate buying the right grow tent for your garden. Why Use a Grow […]

How to Grow Cannabis (Legally) at Home in Michigan

Michigan voters, advocates, and ballot proposal writers worked hard to ensure that legalization would allow residents to grow their own bud. “It’s not legal if you can’t grow it!” was a common slogan among those who fought for the proposal’s creation and passage. Now that the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act is law, […]