Q&A with Jorge: Spots On Leaves

Q&A with Jorge Spots on Leaves Hi Hugo, Your plants are showing the first signs of a nutrient buildup in the soil, probably potassium. Nutrients are classified as mobile or immobile within the plant. Mobile nutrients-nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg), and zinc (Zn)-are able to trans locate, move from one portion of…

Q&A with Jorge: Bubbling Issue

Q&A with Jorge Bubbling Issue I take issue with an answer you gave recently concerning whether or not to keep a plant’s roots submerged in aerated nutrient solution. Keeping the plant’s roots submerged in aerated solution is not only “technically” possible as you suggest; deep-water-culture systems promote healthy, explosive growth and yields, can cut down…

Jorge Cervantes: Planned Parenthood

See how outdoor growers in Northern California pollinate a single lower branch of a female plant. The rest of the plant is harvested Sinsemilla. The seeds from the branch are harvested and used to grow next year’s crop. The practice works incredibly well to preserve the genetics of this outbreeding plant, cannabis. Learn this simple…

Vicente Fox (Pres. Mexico 2000-2006) Guest Blog

With much pride I announce that Vicente Fox Quesada (President of Mexico 2000-2006) wrote the “Foreword” to my new book, Cannabis Encyclopedia: Biology, Indoor, Outdoor and Greenhouse Cultivation, Concentrates, Cooking and Medical Marijuana. We just finished translating the original text from Spanish into English. George F. Van Patten and Vicente Fox Quesada, president of Mexico…

Q&A with Jorge: CFLs and Big Buds

Q&A with Jorge CFLs and Big Buds Dear Dave, This year I grew two plants in 11 liter containers, one sativa-dominant and the other indica-dominant under three 65w CFL lamps. The buds were nice and resinous, but the weight was low, about 30 percent less than if grown under a 600w HPS. CFL red and…