Botany

Nicholas Culpeper – Botanist

Today we celebrate the birthday of English botanist, apothecary, physician and astrologer, Nicholas Culpeper. Born on this day in 1616. He is considered to be one of the most influential writers of herbal knowledge. Nicholas Culpeper believed medicine should be for the general public rather than as a commercial secret of the elite. He translated… Continue reading Nicholas Culpeper – Botanist

Botany, Cannabis Science, medical marijuana, music and cannabis

Beetles and Beatles

Beetles and Beatles Growing Cannabis with Ladybugs Today is Sir Paul McCartney's 77th birthday. This got us thinking about the Beatles and more importantly for cannabis cultivation, Ladybug Beetles (also known as ladybird beetles). When growing cannabis, we'd like to go as organic as we can when solving any growing obstacles. Ladybugs are natural enemies… Continue reading Beetles and Beatles

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Botany, Maine Medical Cannabis

Cannabis: the Birds and the Bees

Happy Mother’s Day to all who raise human, pet and plant children! Today seems like a good day to give an intro on the birds and bees of cannabis 🙂 A little anatomy/botany Cannabis is a dioecious plant - meaning it produces either male or female reproductive organs. Removing a male from the garden allows… Continue reading Cannabis: the Birds and the Bees