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Cannabis Contaminants To Watch Out For

As with any product, cleanliness and purity are of the utmost importance for cannabis. Growers should be vigilant about ensuring their bud doesn’t become contaminated. Among the most common cannabis...

Compound Responsible For Skunky Cannabis Smell Identified

The unmistakable aroma of weed is the product of over 200 volatile compounds, each of which contributes earthy, citrus, diesel or various other tones to a cultivar’s scent. However, while many of these aromas...

The Social Cost of Cannabis in France

France has the highest consumption of cannabis in Europe, alongside Spain. In 2017 11% of the population, and 21% of young adults (15-34 years old) reported using cannabis in the last year.[1] Yet France is...

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Cannabis Contaminants To Watch Out For

As with any product, cleanliness and purity are of the utmost importance for cannabis. Growers should be vigilant about ensuring their bud doesn’t become contaminated. Among the most common cannabis contaminants are...

The Social Cost of Cannabis in France

France has the highest consumption of cannabis in Europe, alongside Spain. In 2017 11% of the population, and 21% of young adults (15-34 years old) reported using cannabis in the last year.[1] Yet France is also one of...

10 Hygiene Tips For Your Medical Grow Room

Growing cannabis for medical purposes? For yourself or someone you care about? This blog aims to help you take steps to ensure your garden is operating at a hygiene standard you would expect of the gardens providing...

Seedsman Greenclub: A How To Guide

At Seedsman, we believe that community is everything because together, we grow stronger. Any time you collect A seed, leave us a review, celebrate your birthday, join our online Seedsman community or share ...

Indoor Cannabis Winter Growing Tips

The seasons have changed. So have the temperatures with them. Are you seeing slower growth than previously? How much does the cold temperature affect your growth? Cannabis winter growing is an entirely different, but...

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How to Fix Cannabis Overwatering

Cannabis overwatering can happen to any one of us and has probably happened to most of us at some point – a simple human error that results in massive panic and a sinking feeling that you’ve just rendered your...

What Impact Do Cannabis Taxes Have?

The legalisation of weed has created opportunities for governments and local authorities to raise huge sums of money in taxes from cannabis sales. Ironically, however, this can also play into the hands of unlicensed...

How To Grow Cannabis In A Small Space

Many people think they can’t grow their own cannabis plants because they don’t have enough room or limited space, but the truth is that it’s perfectly possible to develop a decent amount of bud in a small space...

Spookiest cannabis strains

The Spookiest Cannabis Strains for Halloween

Halloween is a celebration of all things spooky. Rooted in the ancient Celtic festival Samhain, which marked the end of the harvest and the beginning of the darker part of the year, it is believed that the veil between...

Growing Together: Purple Ghost Candy

With Halloween approaching, what better strain to review than Purple Ghost Candy. Purple Ghost Candy is the progeny of Ghost OG and one of the very best recent Purple cuts, viz. Candyland Purple. It is a potent, easy to...

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How to Smell Proof Your Cannabis Grow Room

Depending on your grow setup, there may be several reasons you want to minimise the aroma of your plants. The luscious dank scent of those beautiful terpenes may be heaven-scent to you, but if you have neighbours, it...

Does Pruning Boost Cannabinoid Levels?

Pruning is the removal of excess foliage. It’s a pretty common practice among cannabis growers, as it allows plants to allocate more of their energy resources to bud development. Decluttering a plant also ensures...

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The History of Dutch Passion

Dutch Passion’s journey began decades ago with a young student at the University of Amsterdam. Henk van Dalen was in his second year studying biology and pharmacology and was fascinated by psychedelics and drugs...

The Best Weed for Balcony Grows

The Best Weed for a Balcony Grow

Whether you’re limited in terms of space or just want to make the most of it, the best weed for a balcony grow is a strain that loves the sun, requires little intervention, and is usually an autoflowering strain...

BARNEYS FARM HISTORY

The History of Barney’s Farm

The story of Barney’s Farm began in the Himalayas in the late 1980s, when the plant was not yet stigmatised, in countries where some of the most fascinating strains of marijuana originate. This period is widely...

Cannabis Genetic Diversity – Why it Matters

The relationship between mankind and marijuana spans thousands of years and just about every continent. Humans have continually tinkered with cannabis genetics throughout this intimate affair to create cultivars that...

How to Properly Store Cannabis Seeds

Knowing how to properly store your cannabis seeds isn’t rocket science, but to a beginner grower especially, there’s a lot to be aware of. The key factors in maintaining seeds are storage methods, light, temperature...

The History of Seedsman

The history of Seedsman begins in the UK in September 2002, created by two passionate cannabis enthusiasts with a mission: to diversify and preserve the cannabis gene...

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The History of Greenhouse Seed Company

As is often the case in the cannabis world, the story of Green House Seeds is inextricably linked to the story of its creator. That creator is none other than the famous Arjan Roskam, the self-proclaimed ‘king of...

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The Tastiest Strains on Seedsman

It’s all a question of taste – everyone likes their smoke a little different. Whether you’re a fruit fiend, cheese-lover, or a disciple of Diesel, Seedsman boasts an impressive array of the tastiest strains...

Can You Grow Weed In Space?

With wealthy Earthlings like Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk currently locked in an intergalactic manhood-measuring contest, human forays into space look set to become increasingly commonplace. This will...

Breeder’s History – Nirvana Seeds

The origins of Nirvana Seeds can be traced back to the bustling and bubbling Amsterdam of the 1980s. A few years after the Baan report, the first coffee shops opened, and the first American hybrids arrived in Europe. It...

What’s The Best Growing Medium For Cannabis?

The sexy parts of your cannabis plants may be above ground, but it’s down in the root zone where the real magic happens. By taking in nutrients, water, and oxygen, a plant’s roots provide everything it needs to grow and...

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5 Questions With Green House Seed Co

Seedsman is sitting down with the breeders involved with our 5+5 Promo to learn more about who they are. Up next is Green House Seed Company, a legendary seed breeder famous worldwide. Seedsman customers have...

citrus strains

The Top 5 Citrus Strains

If you’re the type of connoisseur who likes your weed with a fruity kick, you’ve come to the right place. With some choice citrus strains available, there’s no time like the present to stock up on your fruity favourites...