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Erik Biksa has been writing about and discussing hydroponics growing, related technologies and cropping methods since 1999 in a variety of professional publications and platforms globally Erik has travelled the world learning and teaching modern growing techniques and technologies and is appreciated by many growers for his informative yet hands on approaches. Presently, he is the Editor at Grozine Hydroponics Magazine.


Grozine Hydroponics Magazine
Grozine Hydroponics focuses on delivering useful and in-depth information about growing crops with modern techniques in grow lighting, hydroponics fertilizer & supplements that engage, inform and educate gardeners. MANTIS_RECOMMEND = { property: '53422cdc8e92f89afbf09d5f', render: 'mantis__recommended__wordpress' }; var z = document.createElement("script"); z.type = "text/javascript"; z.async = true; z.src = "//static.mantis.marketing/recommend.min.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(z, s); …

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September 03, 2014

Pre-Flowering and Early Flowering Tips For Growing Cannabis Indoors
Last time in our home growing series here at Medical Jane, we discussed pre-veg and vegetative growth for cultivating medicinal cannabis indoors successfully. Some of the things we talked about included knowing how much space to leave for growth once flowering begins and what kind of spacing and plant numbers a grower might need to achieve their desired yield levels with the strain(s) selected. Pre-flowering Tips And Tricks For Growing Indoors If you started your plants from seed, your crop may be showing you signs of pre-flowering. Once …
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August 08, 2014

Pre-Veg and Vegetative Growth Management in Medicinal Marijuana Crops
Our last article in this series about growing quality medical marijuana discussed why plant propagation is such an important step in the process. We also learned about the differences in starting from seed versus clones and how to perform these two very important processes in a reliable and easy to follow method. Once plants have developed a small root system and can support their water intake needs without a humidity dome, most people will say it’s time to step into the next phase of marijuana crop development: vegetative …
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July 30, 2014

Cannabis 101: How To Start Growing Cannabis From Seed, From Clone
Welcome back again to our series aimed at delivering what prospective horticulturalists seeking to grow medicinal cannabis need to know to get started and improve. So far we have talked about strain selection, choosing a place to grow, and finally, an overview in constructing the cultivation area. We also discussed how to effectively use/install grow lights, as well as ventilation equipment. With the infrastructure in place, it’s time to …
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July 20, 2014

How To Build Your Own Indoor Medical Marijuana Garden
Welcome back to our series aimed at teaching what you need to know to grow quality medical marijuana reliably, effectively and safely indoors using grow lights and climate control. In site selection we talked about the importance of things like providing a safe and secure location to keep the growing activities on the down low. We also talked about making sure there was easy and safe access to ample water and electricity. Since that’s out of the way, we can start to build our indoor garden. Cultivation Environment: Grow …
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June 28, 2014

Choosing The Right Cannabis Strain For Your Indoor Garden
Last time in this practical series about growing medical marijuana from home, we talked about some of the important things that need to be weighed in on in considering a site or location to grow indoors, under lights, on a scale that suits your needs and limits. Now let’s look at a few factors to consider when choosing which strain(s) to grow. Not only will you be forced to choose which strain you want, but you’ll also want to consider whether cultivating from seed or clone is the best option. It’s worth noting that the growing environment can …
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June 22, 2014

Things To Consider When Preparing Your Home Grow
For some licensed medical marijuana production facilities, it just may not be feasible or economically viable to produce certain varieties, assuming the facility even has access to the genetics. So, patients who have very particular requirements that may otherwise not be adequately satisfied from their local supplier often decide to grow their own. The same can be said of patients who are after the therapeutic benefits of THC-A and therefore require fresh material for juicing. “Through this series of installments here at Medical Jane, we are going to break the cultivation process down into its …

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