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Microbial Products: Working for Your Soil

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As we learned in Microbial Growers, the soil we use as a growing medium is full of beneficial microorganisms that are essential to plant health. In this post, we’ll dig deeper into the soil microbial community, learning about the products…

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Organic vs Conventional Farming: Part I

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There is a common misconception in agriculture, that organic farming can’t sustain our growing population. Most people understand the benefits of organic growing, but are misguided to believe that it is a luxury only for those who can afford it.…

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Micro-Licensing for Craft Cannabis in Canada

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Since legalization in October 2018, Health Canada has designated a variety of licences that facilities can obtain to cultivate and process cannabis. Among these licences, we find the unique class of micro licences, specifically constructed with the craft producer in…

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Can You Grow Organic Cannabis With Hydroponics?

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It’s easy to think of hydroponics as a process that ignores the environment, removing plants from their native habitat, the soil. How could a soil-less growing medium be considered organic? Isn’t our precious soil the basis of ecological sustainability? The…

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The Top Five Cannabis Diseases

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In Soil Remediation with Cannabis we saw that cannabis is a resilient plant, with the ability to draw up toxins from the soil and remediate contaminated land. Though often touted as a “superweed’ with healing pharmaceutical abilities and numerous industrial…

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Worm Castings: A Potent Fertilizer

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If you were to dig into the soil of a natural, thriving garden, you wouldn’t be surprised to come across at least one soil-coated worm. Earthworms in the garden are not a new concept, and their benefits have been recognized…

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Microbial Growers: Feeding Your Soil

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It’s pretty easy to tell if a plant is healthy: lush leaves, rich harvests, and rapid growth. But what about your soil? How do you measure the health of a soil? You may think of yourself solely as a cannabis…

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The Significance of Soil: Part II

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Welcome, budding soil scientists. We have arrived at the Significance of Soil – Part II, and we are about to get our hands dirty in defining soil. In our previous post, The Significance of Soil – Part I, we took a trip…

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