The attentive cannabis-loving Instagrammer has probably already seen the phenomenon of "White Ash". For example with a reference to @whiteashgang, or using the hashtag #whiteashgang.
What does White Ash mean?
The idea behind it is that weed that has been properly flushed, cured and dried will leave white ash when it burns. If there’s something wrong, it will give gray or even black ash. This test is carried out without tobacco, of course.
Growing Cannabis using organics is a great way to produce smooth tasting flowers, super vibrant plants and allows growers to apply a regenerative mind set to their garden. BioTabs specializes in covering all areas organic, so in this blog post we explain eight ways to take your organic growing game to the next level using the BioTabs products.
Doing everything that we can during the growth stage to produce the biggest yielding plants, should be at the top of every growers priority list. Incorporating certain techniques at specific times, can make a huge difference in the structure, canopy width, total height and yield capabilities. In this article BioTabs explains training methods; topping, tying down and super cropping. And how they are performed and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.
There are many ways to grow Cannabis ranging from indoors, outdoors, hydroponically and using organic methods. Often times growers will start out with organics and never really venture into the world of automated systems. In the blog post BioTabs breaks-down the different types of growing mediums, the difference between hydroponics and organics as well as, top tips about what to consider before planning your next grow project.
Plants require certain things in order to aid their growth and ability to photosynthesize. When light energy is converted into chemical energy, plants will naturally produce a carbohydrate and use carbon dioxide. Water is just as important as light or carbon dioxide, so below BioTabs explains how plants use water, how growing conditions affect plants and what to consider when adding water into the garden.
So you have grown your own organic cannabis, cured and dried it well and then...You store it in glass jars and the coffeeshop/club you’re aligned to divides it into many small little plastic baggies. Great, you do everything to make it as organic, plant and human friendly and it still ends up in a bag that is harmful for the environment and thus humans too…
The Earth has its way of permanently decomposing once organic living matter, that not only benefits the environment, but also feeds both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. In this blog post BioTabs explains; the main difference between these two groups, how important pH is, how the soil food web is structured and understanding the importance of biochar for rejuvenating gardens.
We've come a long way since the days when you would simply smoke whatever was available. We are spoiled with choices. Even if you're not living in a country or state that has legalized cannabis, you are able to grow your own out of the countless cannabis varieties sold by cannabis seed banks.
We are all aware of how prolific the root zone of a Cannabis plant can grow and how effective Hemp is for cleansing the Earth. However, did you know that there is an organic helper who not only helps the root zone, but creates a symbiotic bond between the food web in the soil and the uptake of available nutrients? In the blog post BioTabs explains just how beneficial microorganisms work in harmony with plants, as well as show how these same microbes and fungi have coexisted on the Earth since the start of life.
We have all been there when we set up the perfect grow room, mount all of the lights, fans, filters, placed fans on the floors and fixed to the walls, then when we turn everything on it sounds like an industrial workshop! Nothing is worse than the anxiety brought on by disgruntled neighbour who is picking up on all the vibrations from above or below. In this article BioTabs explains what can be done to help eliminate noise and to keep your grow rooms smell & sound proof when growing Cannabis.
Hash making has become a huge part of the Cannabis culture and even more people than ever are attempting to make their own Hash at home. In this article BioTabs explains the history of Hash, the different methods and what you need to know to produce your own Hash!
The principal behind true life organics is that feeding the soil in returns feeds the plants. How the soil actively maintains itself in a constant state of compost is down to a complex network of beneficial bacteria and fungi that have existed for thousands of years.
From the point of investing in seeds, lights, fans, extractors, drying rooms and so on, growing Cannabis plants can be a difficult task to those who are new to growing indoors. Below BioTabs explain our top tips for growing bigger and better Cannabis plants.
BioTabs at North Grow Expo in Denmark
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Some even dare to go on holiday while their plants still are growing!
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Secret weapons of nature?
A new dimension of biostimulants has been created. A foliar spray feeds the plant, protects it against abiotic stress and guarantees strong plants with best possible yields. Its name: Boomboom spray! This article explains what it does, how it works and why it's so innovative.
Organic cannabis cultivation is based on the production of plant nutrients by fungi, bacteria and other soil organisms. Organic cultivation is less labor intensive than using fertilisers, and yields genuine natural harvests that are free of toxins. This very brief explanation of soil processes outlines how this affects your soil.
The brainchild of Dutch organic growing expert and author Karel Schelfhout, BioTabs are a relatively new product to hit the market. They originate from the Netherlands and are becoming more popular across Europe. The company is starting to distribute in the U.S., so hopefully they will be readily available for American growers soon.