What are mobile & immobile nutrients?

Nutrients are classified as either immobile or mobile depending on if it can be moved around the plant once it’s been fully absorbed. Mobile nutrients are stored in older leaves and can be moved around the plant wherever it’s needed. Immobile nutrients stay close to where they were originally deposited. Deficiencies & excess of mobile nutrients will appear in older […]

Composting for your cannabis plants

What is composting? Composting is nature’s way of recycling. It is the process of breaking food and plant waste down into usable soil. Microorganisms break down organic matter in the pile into available nutrients, ready for plants to absorb. This process can take weeks to months depending on what you compost. The end result is a nutrient dense soil that […]

Caring for your plants: seedling to flower

Temperature & humidity Now that you have successfully germinated your seeds, it’s time to care for the resulting seedlings that sprouted. At the beginning of their life, seedlings need to be checked on regularly and prefer the warmer more humid end of the ideal ranges for vegetation. If this is your first or second grow, this is especially important. The […]

Harvesting, drying, trimming and curing your cannabis plants

Harvesting & drying Harvesting your cannabis plants properly is a waiting game. It’s important to be patient in the last few weeks of flower, so you get the most out of your hard work. You’ll want to invest in a jeweler’s loupe or digital microscope to take the guesswork out of when to harvest. These devices are used to view […]