How Does a Grow Light Accelerate Cannabis Growth?

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Cannabis growth rate depends on a lot of factors. Ideally, it is best planted in a natural setting — outdoors with plenty of sunshine to help it grow at its normal pace. But not all people can grow the plant, whether for medical or recreational use, outside. Lack of space for a marijuana garden is often […]

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How Do Different Colors of Light Affect Plant Growth?

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The basic requirements for growing plants may seem fairly straightforward. To cultivate them, you will need soil, water, light, oxygen, the right temperature, and the mineral nutrients they need to grow. But the tricky part would be dealing with the details which are far from simple that what many people might imagine, especially concerning light. […]

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Where Does the Slang “Mary Jane” Come From?

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To say that cannabis is one of the most, if not the only, controversial plants around would be an understatement. What seems like an innocent looking herb has long been a subject of a polarizing debate. And it has been heavily regulated, prohibited, or made legal to some extent depending on which part of the […]

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How to Waterproof Your Basement

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Here’s a step by step procedure on how to waterproof your basement: Examine your house’s perimeter. The ground next to your foundation should slope away from it. That’s a rule of the thumb. If it’s towards the foundation, you’ll have a problem. The dirt around it will just cause the ground to sink in and […]

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12 Kitchen Gadgets That You Must Have

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The Prep Pad: The Intelligent Scale The Prep Pad is both a cutting pad and a digital weight scale. It syncs with your smartphone and informs you the exact breakdown of the nutrients, even the caloric values, of the food you’re weighing. The CoverBlubber This silicone lid works with any container. It’s flexible; stretching to […]

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How to Clear a Clogged Drain (Step by Step)

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A clogged drain slows down household chores and makes you worry. If you’re having this problem, you might have abused your kitchen drain line by doing one or all of these: Dumping coffee grounds or bacon grease into the drain (This is wrong because they will block the drain once they solidify.) Not running a […]

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5 Simple Steps to Fix a Leaking Faucet

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It’s not only annoying; a leaking faucet is also a waste of water! Every drop counts. That is why you should fix your faucet as soon as possible before it turns into a bigger problem. Let’s begin! You’ll need: • an adjustable wrench; C-wrench • Phillips and/or flathead screwdriver • Penetrating oil, such as WD-40 […]

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Fallen Leaves Are Garden Gold, NOT Your Enemy

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In a second I’ll tell you why fallen leaves are gold. But for now, let me define the term “leaf mold” since I’ll be using it a lot for this post. You might know what it is but I’ll just assume some of you don’t. It’s the combination of fallen leaves and dark, brittle compost. […]

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How You Should Protect Your Garden from Frost

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  Having trouble with frost? Don’t worry, I’ll go straight to the point because no gardener wants his plants to get too cold! One of the effective strategies is to cover your plants until the covers reach the soil. Doing this before nightfall is necessary. Otherwise, the cover will be useless. You don’t have to […]

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4 Ways to Prevent Mushrooms from Growing in your Garden

The mushiness of mushrooms is something gardeners do not enjoy. They can be removed using different methods like mowing over them and breaking them off. Sounds a little brutal right? But do you know that mushrooms only show up when your soil is healthy? So their existence means your soil is rich in organic matter […]

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