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PMG Cover Story – Terpinator® by Rhizoflora

Terpenes are defined as a large and diverse class of organic compounds that are produced by plants. Their purpose is to attract pollinators or to deter pest …

Marijuana Testing and Analysis

As medicinal and recreational marijuana use becomes more accepted and prevalent throughout the United States, patients and consumers are asking for increased …

HID Lamp Comparison and How Cannabis Growth is Affected

High intensity discharge (HID) lamps are the standard artificial lighting source for many indoor cannabis gardeners. Although LEDs and induction lighting …

The Downside to Dimming and Overdriving HID Lamps

HID systems for plant growth are dimmed for a variety of reasons. Whether to simulate sun-up / sun-down or to reduce light levels while saving energy, some …

PMG Product Review – The ÆssenseGrows Ætrium-2.1 SmartFarm-72

In recent years, automated hydroponic growing systems have allowed cannabis growers to increase production with enhanced efficiency. There is one company in …

PMG Company Profile – ARLO Systems Regenerative Organic Cannabis

I met Matt Davenport, Founder & CEO of Arlo Systems, LLC at the 2018 IndoExpo in Denver. He was introduced to me by Randy Ritchie, founder of Malibu …

Hemp Production Has a Promising Future

After 40 years of prohibition, Senator Mitch McConnell has introduced a bill to legalize hemp production across the country. The bill, which defines hemp as …

10 Steps to Supercharged Cuttings

Reproducing your own plants from cuttings provides control over the supply and quality of seedlings.  It also enables you to replicate your favorite strain. …

The Importance of Soil Organic Matter

Two hundred years ago the soil contained 3000 gigatons of carbon, now half the carbon in the soil has been released into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Why …

Cannabis Watering & Fertilizer Regiments

Plants rely on water and elemental nutrients to progress through their different developmental stages. From seed to harvest, adequate amounts of both will be …