Concentrates – The Basics

Concentrates 101  What are they?   Concentrates are, as the name suggests a concentrated form of cannabis. The levels of THC and other cannabinoids are much higher in smaller dosages. There are solvent-based and non-solvent extraction methods, which produce a wide variety of types and consistencies. A solvent is a liquid that is used to separate the cannabinoids and terpenes from the actual flower. The most popular solvents are: butane, carbon dioxide, water, propane and…

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Everything You Need To Know About Terpenes Part 2

Everything You Need To Know About Terpenes Part 2: Interview with Dr. Lee Know The following is an interview with scientist, consultant, naturopathic physician, and terpene expert Dr. Lee Know, celebrated author of Life: The Epic Story Of Our Mitochondria (2014), and the man behind Cannanda TM, the pathbreaking Canadian company dedicated to enhancing your cannabis experience. You can watch a recent interview with Dr. Know regarding the mitochondria of the cell HERE The Basics How…

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Everything You Need To Know About Terpenes

Everything You Need To Know About Terpenes Part 1: Introduction By Bud Flowers Have you ever considered what gives Cannabis its distinct aroma and taste? Or perhaps why varying genetic strains have different scents and flavors? This is something we generally don’t think about much, yet we should. The stereotypical scent of cannabis that excites your olfactory sense comes from a specific group of aromatic hydrocarbons known simply as ‘Terpenes’. Besides the wonderful scent they…

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New Year’s Resolutions For Growers

New Year’s Resolutions For Growers By Bud Flowers Do you even remember what you promised yourself you’d accomplish in 2017? Well, it has been more than 365 days since you embarked on that fateful mission to achieve those resolutions. Now you’re stuck in a feedback loop of shame and loathing because you’ve had to come to grips with the fact that you’ve accomplished nothing that resembled the goals you set last year. Perhaps you’re aiming…

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How To Grow Cannabis From Seed (The Right Way)

How To Grow Cannabis From Seed (The Right Way) Everyone has an idea of how to grow cannabis from start to finish. Here it is, laid out in plain English. No more wasting your precious seeds. You no longer have to guess. No more cursing into the sky. Here is a step-by-step, proven method for cultivating cannabis from start to finish. Germination Place your seeds in a glass of tap water or bottled water Put…

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12 Daze of Christmas Gift Package Sale

Enjoy Our 12 Daze Of Christmas 48 Hour Sale      So, it’s more like 24 days of Christmas. Actually, it’s kinda like 31 days of Christmas. Ok, so we didn’t quite think this one through, but it’s a catchy name for the sale. Everyone’s doing it. This Holiday Season, Grow Op Hydroponics is offering 12 packaged deals designed to save you money. We created every package with you in mind. Here’s how it works:…

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People Who Need The Weed

People Who Need To Get High (ASAP) By Bud Flowers Do you ever look at someone and think, “this motherf***er would be so much cooler/nicer/less of an ass hat if they just smoked a big joint and let the healing powers of the green goddess wash over them”? You’re a liar if your answer is no. I can think of 20 people off the top of my head. I’ll keep the list short and just…

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Flowering Tips

Flowering Tips By Bud Flowers When it comes to flowering, you’re so close, yet so far away. Weeks of anticipation throughout the vegetative stage has led to this glorious moment. Your babies are now ready to flower, but you’re not out of the woods yet. This is a crucial phase in the cannabis plant’s life cycle because of how sensitive cannabis plants are during flowering, so don’t screw it up! Here are some flowering tips…

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Size Matters! – Training Your Cannabis Plant

Training Cannabis Plants To Grow Bushier, Not Taller By OG Mack To a new grower, a one meter tall cannabis plant sounds huge! But to anyone with a few grows under their belt, they know that vertical growth can quickly become a problem. Most indoor growers have height limitations and must use specific methods to maximize their grow space efficiently. The Canadian Government has also set a one meter vertical height limit on home grown cannabis…

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Sensible Snacking & Controlling The Munchies: The Ultimate Pot Users Dilemma

Sensible Snacking & Controlling The Munchies: The Ultimate Pot Users Dilemma By Bud Flowers The idea of sensible snacking almost seems like an oxymoron to the pot user. One of the greatest parts about getting high is how good our favourite foods taste after a toke. Sharing our post-weed go-to snacks with friends is part of the culture of getting high. For myself, it’s pizza and ice cream. However, I’ve recently decided to make some…

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