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When growing regular seeds, some won’t germinate and some will have to be discarded because they’ll turn out to be males. With feminized seeds, some won’t germinate, but a higher percentage of them will turn into flowering plants because there won’t be any males.

The first couple months of the year is a great time to start planning your cannabis garden to get a head start on the outdoor growing season, which roughly runs from March to November, depending on where you live.

An inexperienced breeder might cross a male and a female one time and sell the resulting seeds as a new hybrid strain, but professional breeders usually put their strains through several rounds of backcrossing to stabilize the genetics and ensure consistent plants that reflect those genetics.

How many seeds should I buy? Are they all going to survive?

Dispensary staff should be able to give you information on the seeds they’re selling, but keep in mind that a lot of dispensaries focus on selling flower and end-products. It’s a good idea to call ahead and talk to staff to see if they are knowledgeable about seeds and can give you specific information on growing.

It also reduces the risk of having a stray male sneak into your crop—just one male can pollinate a huge crop, causing your females to focus their energies on producing seeds instead of buds.

Even one weed plant can produce a lot of buds come harvest time, so make sure you grow a strain you like. Note strains you enjoy when you pick something up at the dispensary or smoke with friends, and look for seeds of it when you want to start growing.

Navigating the cannabis seed market can be challenging when states have different degrees of legality. This guide will answer your questions on buying seeds so you can be on your way to growing your own cannabis.

The half-ounce comes in at exactly fourteen grams. That’s twenty to twenty-eight blunts, and thirty or more joints (depending of course on how you roll).

However, if you are a medical patient, you won’t have this problem. Medical marijuana patients are allowed to have a substantial amount of marijuana in their possession. Typically patients are allowed to possess up to three-six ounces of marijuana depending on state laws which is

There are twenty-eight grams in an ounce. That’s 28-56 blunts, or close to one hundred joints.

How much is a half-ounce?

The price of an ounce can vary pretty substantially based on quality.

Now we are moving up to the big boys and moving into the territory of fairly substantial increments of cannabis. Half an ounce should last for a while, or at least give you a weekend worth remembering that you’ll probably forget.

A dub is not an enormous quantity of marijuana. In fact, it may be roughly the size of two large nuggets of cannabis. Broken up, it is roughly enough for several blunts or five or so joints.

That’s a precursory glance at the world of cannabis and the typical weights that come along with purchasing weed. Today we dive deep into the world of marijuana measurements. Read on, won’t you?

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If you haven’t bought marijuana since college, things have changed. Today it’s all about picking a variety that gives you the sensation you want with the flavors and aromas most enjoy. “You don’t have to trust some dude to tell you it’s strong,” says David Drake, founder of CannabisReports.com. One of the best things about legalization is that it’s brought transparency to weed transactions. “Most sellers are treating both the plant and the customer very respectfully,” says Drake, meaning that like a good bartender, most “bud tenders” are happy to walk newbies through their choices. And you have a lot of choices. Currently, Cannabis Reports is tracking 8,000 different varieties of marijuana, including strains from as far away as Afghanistan and Thailand. He compares each of these strains to wine varietals: While Oregon pinots boast a certain terroir, so too does sativa from Mexico. Follow these basic guidelines for a high that feels good and a product that pleases your senses.

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