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Welcome the the Philosopher Seeds blog: guide, cannabis cultivation tricks and cannabis news

Debunking the old "Indica vs Sativa" classification of cannabis

Traditionally, we use the names Indica and Sativa either to refer to the structure of a plant or its effect. However, and as cannabis research progresses, this classification seems increasingly outdated, especially given the enormous degree of hybridisation that today's genetics have undergone. Today we will delve into this topic and we will talk about the current trends in terms of cannabis nomenclature.

Philosopher Seeds elite clones

Elite clones or selected clones are plants that stand out above the rest of their sisters, representing the best that can be expected of a particular variety. In this article we will talk about these unique plants, and we will introduce some of the elite clones used to develop our varieties.

Cannabis cultivation and beneficial fungi

A healthy soil full of beneficial microorganisms provides great confidence to every grower. These small allies not only dramatically promote the development of our plants, but also protect them from many pathogens. Here we present some information about the soil microbial life, with particular attention to the role of beneficial fungi and their wonderful association with our plants.

5 varieties for resin extractions and concentrates

Producing high-quality resin concentrates doesn’t just depend on the methods or techniques being used, but also - and in no small way - on the variety of cannabis selected for extraction. In this post we’ll tell you how to take your extracts to the next level by recommending some of our genetics that are guaranteed to help you get there!

The most frequents errors harvesting cannabis

Do you know the cultivation time of the cannabis variety you’re growing? Does the colour of the pistils on cannabis flowers help to show when to chop? What should trichomes look like at harvest time? How and with what do we cut the cannabis plant? We address all these questions directly related to when and how to harvest cannabis plants. Read this article and avoid many of the most common mistakes and pitfalls that can occur when harvesting cannabis.

Guerrilla growing cannabis

Guerrilla growing is, for many, the only way to supply their own cannabis for the entire year, so any mistakes can be very costly. Today we’ll see how to prepare and maintain a guerrilla garden to get the most out of it and get to harvest day without problems. Everything you wanted to know about guerrilla growing!

Frequent first-time errors growing cannabis

When we start out growing cannabis, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the huge amount of information available online or in magazines, leaving us with more questions and doubts. Experience will be gained over time by cultivating, but if you avoid some basic mistakes, things will go much better and you’re sure to succeed with your first crops. We’ll tell you more in this post.

Genetic Mutations in Cannabis

Cannabis is an amazing plant in all its facets, but it can be even more fascinating if we study its most recurrent genetic mutations. From albinism to plants with tentacles (like strawberries), it is clear that it is capable of anything in order to adapt and survive. Discover them all in this post.

Treat epilepsy with Cannabis?

Find out detailed information on how cannabis is being used to treat Epilepsy. Despite outdated laws of prohibition around the world, cannabis has become a recognized way of treating Epilsepsy. When everything else has failed, in many cases cannabis is the only path for some people and comes without any damaging side effects so often experienced with pharmaceuticals.

Beta-Caryophyllene - the terpene detected by dogs

Did you know that drug sniffing dogs are trained mainly to look for Beta-Caryophyllene oxide? Why is this? Find this out and more at Philisopher Seeds as we look as this little known and rarely discussed cannabinoid also known as BCP or Beta-caryophyllene. Take a look now and find out all you need to know about the Beta-caryophyllene in cannabis.

Cannabutter

Cannabutter is the main ingredient of cannabis desserts and sweets, it can be eaten alone on toast or as a base ingredient in biscuits, cakes or cannabis candies. Along with some tips on its consumption, in 5 easy steps we show you how to make cannabis butter, an easy recipe to make that will delight all cannabis users.

Some lesser known Cannabinoids

These are the cannabinoids you need to know about! Don't think you know it all because you may have heard of CBD. the cannabis plant is way more complex than just THC and CBD. Many different cannabinoids can be found there. Click here to find out all about them at Philosopher Seeds!

Cannabis and sports

Find out the facts about how sports people from all over the world are using cannabis to help them recover much quicker than they would without the plant. The evidence is mounting that the cannabis plant is extremely useful to athletes and sportsmen and women and is being used by many as a powerful anti-inflammatory.

About this Cannabis Blog

This is the blog of the seed bank Philosopher Seeds. It is intended for the use of adults over the age of 18 years.

You'll find information on homegrowing cannabis, tips, tricks and news from the cannabis sector.

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