4 Popular Ways to Germinate Cannabis Seeds

“The right seed produces the right weed” [To get sorted with some killer seeds, browse the Pachamama Seeds’ Online Store to see what sounds good to you and then put in your order.] Germination from seed is the first step on your journey to growing cannabis. The aim of the germination process is to turn […]


ConCourt upholds ruling for legalizing Cannabis for Private use at Home

18 September 2018 marks a special day for South African Cannabis users, the day that the Constitutional Court handed down its ruling to Legalize Cannabis for Personal use at Home | Grow and Consume. The Constitutional Court has found that the ban on the private use and cultivation of cannabis is unconstitutional. Above the very […]


Stages of Cannabis Plant Growth

Cannabis plants, like all living things, go through a series of stages as they grow and mature. If you’re interested in cultivating cannabis, it’s especially important to understand the changes a plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. Different stages call for different amounts of light, nutrients, and water. They […]


Watering Your Cannabis Plants Effectively

Watering Your Cannabis Plants Effectively Plants need water, sunlight, nutrients and air to grow; providing a plant with the proper amount of water is arguably the most difficult of these needs to fill. There is no exact science for how to water your cannabis garden, and because most growing mediums prevent you from observing the […]


How and When to Flush Cannabis Plants

When starting out as a cannabis grower, “flushing” is a term you might be unfamiliar with. Although visions of frantically trying to shove a cannabis plant down a toilet may come to mind, flushing is actually when you stop feeding the plants nutrients and simply give them water. The process is generally as easy at it sounds; […]


How to Grow Bigger Cannabis Buds Outdoors and Indoors

If you are a cannabis grower, you know the underlying goal is to grow the biggest and healthiest buds possible in your garden. You also know the feeling of disappointment when a strain you’re growing never fully develops the dense sticky buds you hope it would. While some strains are low-yielding, you should always be […]


3 Surprising Things You Can Do With Cannabis Fan Leaves

Almost every plant has leaves. So, what’s special about the ones on cannabis? Fan leaves may be the most under-recognized part of the herb. Filled with flavor, resin, and other phytonutrients, cannabis fan leaves can be put to use in a variety of ways. Here’s what fan leaves can tell you about your plant and […]