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You can now grow your own cannabis at home in South Africa! This has been a massive leap in our local legislation. Will you be taking advantage of this and working on your own home grow? Stay up to date with the latest grow news and how to’s here on Cannabis News South Africa.

Cannabis for Private Purposes Clubs

It’s out. It surely won’t be passed in its present form and hasn’t been published by the 17 September 2020 deadline ordered in the 18 September 2018 Prince judgment in which the Concourt abolished the prohibitions against an adult personally cultivating and possessing cannabis in private in order to personally consume it in private. Indeed, it was only officially...

How and Why Cannabis Has Different Colours

As your cannabis experience expands as either a consumer or grower, you start to realise that the plant is a lot more complex than just something that gets you high. You start to understand what you like and how you can get the most out of your experience with the plant - such as strain choice, terpene profiles and...

Growing Big Buds in a Closet

Grow Space Grow space can be hard to come by for many, especially those living in the city, in apartments, or in a full house! There isn't always space outside on a balcony and there isn't always space to fit a tent inside. So what options do you have then? Well, why not empty out a cupboard and see if you...

Malta has Run Out of Weed

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There are roughly 400 000 adult and medical cannabis consumers on the Mediterranean archipelago. These consumers have been left frustrated in their search for cannabis as Malta is in the middle of one of the driest seasons they have experienced. Unfortunately for consumers on the archipelago, Malta has run out of weed! “So much for the medical hub of...

Stoner Steve’s Strain of the Month for August: Zkittles

Finding decent cannabis strains locally can be tough - it seems like places such as Canada or the US have all the good stuff. However, with the growing cannabis community, more growers are finding these strains that garner their popularity overseas before growing them on local soil.  Such an example could be Zkittles - a strain that won Best Indica...

Stages of the Cannabis Plant Growth Cycle

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Like all living things, the cannabis plant goes through various stages in their growth cycle. It’s important that growers know and understand these stages as the plant will need different things along the line.  The different stages can call for varying amounts of light, water and nutrients. The stages will also help a grower determine when you can train or...

Stoner Steve’s Strain of the Month for July: Candy iV

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Growing, as many will know, is no easy process. I found this out first hand this year as I took on my first homegrow project. Having never grown before, I started simple and decided to grow outdoors in some lekker fabric pots. I got my Freedom Farms soil and bags, mixed them up and all I needed were seeds.  Rather...

The Cannabis Plant Varieties: Sativa, Indica, & Ruderalis

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Cannabis has existed for thousands of years, and has been found scattered throughout the globe, being utilised by humans for much of our early years on this planet. The different varieties of cannabis plant are used for various reasons, from recreational and spiritual consumption to industrial and nutritional means.  Cannabis, A Brief History  Cannabis first became useful as a source of...

The Dassie Grow Diaries: Getting Caught Up in the Bottle Nutes Hype

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There’s something about organic growing that sounds wholesome, and guilt-free. Having an integrated biological diverse ecosystem within your plant’s container is just so satisfying to think about. It’s not just some brown dirt, but a carefully balanced biodiverse sanctuary where wizardry takes place, you only have to flip over some mulch to see it.  The real world is not as...

Getting Started – What You Need to Know About Cannabis Seeds

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Seeds are something so small and pretty simple initially, but become a lot more important when put into the context of growing! Most commonly, cannabis grows are started in one of two ways: seeds or clones. Seeds carry the genetic information from two parent plants, and will express themselves with traits more similar to the mother or at times...

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