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What is Fertigation?

The first time I saw the word fertigation, I was confident that it was a typo. Still, after researching and understanding the union of irrigation and fertilization, I began to get it. And while I'm not as knowledgeable as some growers, I have been educated on the subject matter. In this blog, we're going to focus on fertigation as it applies to indoor cultivation. So let's look at what fertigation is and why it may help you and your grow operation save valuable resources. 

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Celebrities You'd Never Expect In Cannabis

When you think about celebrities who embrace cannabis, you think about people like Snoop Dog, Billy Ray Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Seth Rogan, and Cheech and Chong. But in this article, we're exploring the more unexpected famous folks who have taken a deep inhale and jumped into the cannabis industry with both feet. 

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Can Big Data Increase Your Cannabis Yield?

Collecting data in your indoor grow, or greenhouse provides critical information that directly impacts your cultivation operation's success. Acquiring an extensive understanding of critical crop level and environmental data helps you grow with confidence. So let's examine ways that big data can increase yields, provide more accurate crop predictions, and furnish you with some much-deserved peace of mind. 

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VPD Basics For Indoor Cannabis Grows

 

With so many conditions to measure in a climate-controlled greenhouse or indoor grow, it can become overwhelming. Each condition has a potential impact on how your plants grow and the level of their health and ability to deliver a consistent crop. Whether you're growing tomatoes or cannabis, let's examine the importance of monitoring VPD, vapor pressure deficit.

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Can Lighting Increase Cannabis Potency?

Many factors influence the THC potency of cannabis plants. Environmental factors like temperature, humidity, nutrition, and genetics all play a part in terpene content and THC potency. An often overlooked factor is lighting. Let's examine how lighting can impact cannabis potency. 

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Top 5 Funniest Cannabis Strain Names

Comedy is universal, and some of the names of cannabis strains are downright hilarious. Goofy names are a great selling point for marketers who want to make a lasting impression on their customers. Check out this list of our favorite wacky weed strain names!

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Topping Cannabis

How To Train Your Plants

Topping is a fundamental tool used to train plants. It enables growers to force plants to grow horizontally instead of vertically, making the most efficient use of available lighting. Topping is a simple way to increase yields by removing the tip of the top of the plant growth, allowing it to send vital energy out to lower nodes, encouraging growth outwards, instead of up.

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Growlink Customer Highlight - Harvest HOC

Steve White left his successful law firm in 2013 to open his first Harvest HOC location in Phoenix, Arizona. Thanks to his dogged determination, people had access to legal, medical marijuana products, resources, and services.

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B Force Farm Highlight

Recently, our very own Account Executive Jim Stephens went on-site in the great pacific northwest to visit one of our favorite customers, B Force Farms. Located in Hillsboro, Oregon, it's a small town that grows some big buds. Jim came to town to do a site follow up and ensure that the recently installed Fertigation system was functioning correctly on the B Force cannabis farm, and to make sure owner Kirby Marcellini was satisfied.

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4 Cannabis-Infused Chocolates For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate that special someone in your life. If you're single, it's a time to avoid going out to dinner or the card aisle at Target, but it is a uniquely special time of year if you love chocolate. And who doesn't love chocolate!? Especially when they're infused with cannabis and or CBD. So check out my personal favorite cannabis-infused chocolates to celebrate this auspicious occasion.

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