Growing Marijuana Outdoors

Many of us who grow our own for personal consumption are always concerned with those who don’t understand. Be it the police or a nosy neighbor it only takes a single phone call to have that nice strain of preferred weed gone for good. Not to mention a bunch of legal hassles that go along with trying to survive in the world of the self titled righteous. For those who grow plots away from their own home, the tips I have outlined here are used and proven. However, at all times, a healthy amount of stealth is always recommended for...
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Grow Tips For New Medical Marijuana Growers

Avoid Contaminations and Grow Room/Pet Safety We will start with a few simple guidelines to keep your grow room healthy and pest-free. Never go in your grow area after being outdoors, take your shoes off or anything else that came into contact with plants outside. Yes your lawn counts too. Pets should never be allowed into the grow room. They pack critters, that can infest and ruin your grow, and the dangers to your animals from UV light emitted from MH (Metal Halide) and/or your HPS (High Pressure Sodium) lamps can blind your dog, cat, lizard, or any pet with...
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Marijuana Grow Guide

Woohoo! Time to grow your first crop of the gonzo ganja! But hang on just a minute, bub. It's easy to mess this up, so you gotta invest in a few bits and bobs, plus some edgee-muckation. This guide is designed to help you be successful in your first soil grow. It's really very simple, but many (most) first time growers have problems because they are lazy about one or more of the basics. To avoid that, we will cover: Sprouting Transplanting Soil PH Fertilizing Watering Temperature Ventilation Bugs Lighting Outdoor growing Advanced techniques Some common sense Sprouting Here are...
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Glaucoma and Medical Marijuana

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that will eventually cause blindness by attacking the optic nerve. Presently there is no cure. It is the leading cause of blindness and comes unannounced, without symptoms. Everyone is at risk for this disease and the only way to know whether you have it, or to treat it, is through regular visits to the opthamologist. Once you hit age 35 you should see an opthamologist for a ‘baseline’ visit. See them again at age 40 and then, if you do not have any special eye needs besides corrective lenses, you should come back...
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Diabetes and Medical Marijuana

Interestingly, studies completed in early 2006 at The Medical College of Georgia, found that one of the compounds in marijuana may actually save the eyesight of those with diabetes. Cannabidiol is a substance that actually seems to protect the eye from destroying itself by growing leaky blood vessels. This is a common problem with diabetics, known as diabetic retinopathy. It is the leading cause of blindness and affects nearly 16 million diabetic Americans alone. When diabetics are unable to manage their high glucose levels the retina becomes deprived of oxygen, also known as ischemia. Nerve endings then produce more glutamate....
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