Happy DNA Day! “It is in our genes to understand the universe if we can, to keep trying even if we cannot, and to be enchanted by the act of learning all the way.” ~ Lewis Thomas DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the molecule that contains the genetic code of living organisms. The DNA code contains… Continue reading Happy DNA Day
Category: Cannabis Science
National Gardening Day
Today is “National Gardening Day.” We thought we’d combine some of our Cannabis Gardening posts in one place for you 🙂 Cannabis: The Birds and the Bees (telling the gender of plants and why/or why not to keep male plants in your garden) Using Lady Bugs in Your Garden (lady bugs are beneficial insects to… Continue reading National Gardening Day
In Memoriam Charlotte Figi
Some people say cannabis has no therapeutic value - those people are wrong. Charlotte Figi was born in 2006. She was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a rare and debilitating form of epilepsy that appears when children are young. After pharmaceutical treatments proved ineffective in treating up to hundreds of seizures a day - her family… Continue reading In Memoriam Charlotte Figi
The Importance of the Female Cannabis Plant
Today is International Women's Day ... a good time to revisit the importance of the female cannabis plant. For those of us who appreciate the therapeutic benefits of cannabis, we are enjoying the fruit of a female plants labor. She alone creates sticky, resinous buds rich in THC and terpenes. Though male plants do produce… Continue reading The Importance of the Female Cannabis Plant
Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?
Previously published in July 2019. Updated March 2020. Some people prefer smoking cannabis - others enjoy edibles. There is no right or wrong method - just personal preference and the experience each gives you.* Generally speaking, when smoking flower you will feel high quicker and this will peak within 30-60 minutes. The feeling gradually wears… Continue reading Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?