GroSkool 2.0:  Garden Size / Plant Size
May23

GroSkool 2.0: Garden Size / Plant Size

Let's pause for a moment and take our bearings.   We are studying how to grow enough cannabis for our house in a now-or-soon-to-be legal 6 plant / 3 showing flowers, garden. The small number of plants means the plants must present as many budding sites as possible. Stress training is our route to maximizing the number of budding sites on our plants. Do not lose sight of the fact that we must still fit all our plants under and as...

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HMJ Classics:  Blind Elders 2 — NYC, 1938
May17

HMJ Classics: Blind Elders 2 — NYC, 1938

Here's another installment of our series looking at several of the times the truth about cannabis was denied, ignored, or refused.  Go learn something.   The Shafer Commission was not the first time someone had spoken truth to power as regards cannabis. Shafer was the last time it happened at the federal level. But lets go back to the 1930's and New York City.   The 1930's are called The Great Depression. It was,...

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GroSkool 2.0: Stress 4 Success (Part I)
May16

GroSkool 2.0: Stress 4 Success (Part I)

The premise of GroSkool is that our re-legalized future will allow home grows, but of only a very few plants.  Right now the magic number seems to be six (6) plants, no more than three showing flowers at any one time.  How, in so few plants, are we going to supply the “home?”   GroSkool directly addressed this question in GroSkool Answers the 6 Plant Question.  Grow enough to feed yourself and your household and the cartels and...

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MJ’s Book Look:  Sweet Mary Jane, Cannabis-Infused Desserts
May11

MJ’s Book Look: Sweet Mary Jane, Cannabis-Infused Desserts

If you have a sweet tooth and love herb, here's a book worth your time.  Enjoy.   If you have the good fortune to live in or visit the re-legalized zone called “Colorado” you may already have met the Sweet Mary Jane Bakery. They bake a lot of cannabis edibles which get sold around the state. The energy behind this bakery’s existence, Karin Lazarus, has published her story, freely sharing what she has learned along with a ton of...

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GroSkool 2.0:  “Goldilocks” Watering
May09

GroSkool 2.0: “Goldilocks” Watering

Watering cannabis plants requires a "Goldilocks" approach -- not too hot, not too cold, not too much, not too little, and pay attention to the total dissolved solids, which you want to measure as close to zero as you can.  This is real important.   Let's start with some fundamentals. And: Now, overwatering: Let's examine the idea of "total dissolved solids." This is a real issue in your choice of water for your girls. This is a...

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Make Hash Toffee in 15 Steps
May04

Make Hash Toffee in 15 Steps

There's nothing like eating an edible at the perfect dosage, without being able to taste any of the "medication".  But, since I have yet to see crunchy, medicated, English toffee on dispensary shelves, I made my own recipe, and I'm here to share it with you. Can't watch the video right now?  Don't worry!  The entire recipe is written out for you below, complete with pictures for every step. INGREDIENTS *Makes 32 servings (each...

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