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The objective of the SEED workshops is to provide training to the instructors who are interested in using SEED labs in their courses. During the workshops, instructors will work on the SEED labs that they are interested in, with the help from us. We will also share with the instructors our experience in using these SEED labs. Each year, we hold two workshops at Syracuse University. The 2019 workshops will be held in the following days:

    May 29 (Wednesday) – June 1 (Saturday), 2019: We start the first workshop on Wednesday because Monday is a holiday. Those who have to leave on Friday should feel free to do so.

June 3 (Monday) – June 6 (Thursday), 2019.

  • Here is the tentative agenda.
  • We will accept a total of 80 participants for the workshops (40 for each). Eligible participants will receive a stipend of $1200 for attending the workshop. The selection will be done based on several criteria, including coverage, diversity, and needs. This will be the last workshop that we can hold under the current grant.

    (Updated on March 13): The application is now closed, as we have reached our limit (100 participants will attend our workshops).

      Our grant can only cover the participants from US-based schools. If you are not from US or not an instructor, we may accept your application if seats are still available, but you will not receive a stipend (the workshop will still be free). In the last 4 years, we had a number of self-sponsored international participants.

    Due to the limitation of funds, those who have already attended our last two years’ workshops will not be eligible to apply. Those who attended the 2015 or 2016 workshops are eligible to apply, but preferences will be given to new participants.

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    Pot of The Forbidden

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    Cannabis Pro-Tips: 8 ways to properly store marijuana for freshness

    Rule No. 1: Get rid of that plastic bag.

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    When it comes to how you store marijuana, the do’s and don’ts are pretty basic. But the guidelines can vary depending on your living arrangements, budget, aesthetic style, and geography.

    There is no such thing as an expiration date for marijuana. It is a dried herb and can last a long time if aged correctly and stored properly. Here are some important tips to keep your bud fresh and tasty.

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    No Plastic Baggies, Please

    If you have a few nugs in a plastic baggie, you’re doing it wrong. First of all, you risk crushing your buds, removing the potent trichomes from the bud and rendering your herb as less potent.

    Plastic is also an ineffective medium in which to hold herbs. Over time, the plastic will affect the taste of the herb. These cheap baggies also do not hold in the odor, so it is not a discrete storing method. And lastly, it is just aesthetically ugly.


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    Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

    A no-brainer, but this tip should not be omitted. If you have children living with you or you have children in your home from time to time, store your weed in a place out of reach. If you are unable to follow this rule, one wonders if you really should be consuming cannabis. Be smart and outsmart the kids. It shouldn’t be that difficult.

    Glass Is King

    Airtight glass jars are your best bet. My favorite containers are Mason jars because they can be found just about anywhere. With glass, your marijuana stays consistent … nothing gets in or out of the jar until you open it and allow oxygen to enter.

    When you store things in glass, nothing goes in and nothing goes out. What you put inside a glass jar stays just as good as the day you put it in until you expose it to oxygen again. Also, glass does not produce a scent so you will not be introducing different odors to your herb. What you bought will taste like what you bought.

    Keep In A Cool Dark Place

    The only downside to clear glass is that it allows in light, which could damage your herb. So find a cupboard (again, think child safety) or a drawer or location in your home that remains dark throughout the day. If your glass jar gets too warm from sunlight, the jar may “sweat” from the inside, which could put your stash at risk for mold.

    Temperature And Humidity

    Ideally, store your herb in a cool, dark place. How cool? Try to keep it under 70 degrees. If it gets in the upper 70s or above. mold could become an issue. Humidity is also a factor, but a little harder to control. A rule of thumb is to keep marijuana stored at about 60 percent humidity. Above 65 percent may present a problem with mold.

    Rule No. 1: Get rid of that plastic bag.


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    Money Maker

    Taste & Smell

    • Earthy
    • Spicy


    • Calm
    • Happy
    • Sleepy
    • Dizzy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Dry Mouth

    Pairs Well With

    • Doing Nothing
    • Sleeping

    About this Indica Strain

    Money Maker is an indica cannabis strain developed from the genetics of three perennial favorites, Skunk #1, Hindu Kush, and Master Kush. THC levels tend to be high with Money Maker and the sedation effect is powerful so it is best enjoyed as an evening strain. Relaxation and happiness set in before sleep eventually takes over.

    Medical recommendations for Money Maker include for treating chronic pain, depression, anxiety, lack of appetite, insomnia.

    Money Maker is an indica cannabis strain developed from the genetics of three perennial favorites, Skunk #1, Hindu Kush, and Master Kush. THC levels tend to be high with Money Maker and the sedation effect is powerful so it is best enjoyed as an evening strain. Relaxation and happiness set in before…


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    Taking a Break From Smoking Weed But Still Wanna Get Stoned?

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    Looking to get high while you self-isolate but don’t want to smoke weed? There are plenty of other ways to get the job done and some users are turning to alternatives in light of the current pandemic we’re experiencing. With coronavirus affecting the respiratory systems of those it infects, limiting smoke exposure on the lungs may be a wise decision.

    But with edibles, tinctures, capsules, and other smoke-free ways to get high, it can be difficult to decide how to go about it. Why not try many ways? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite products from our Washington dispensary locations to pair with different at-home activities.

    Make breakfast and start your day with a tincture

    We advise against starting your day with cannabis if you work from home. However, if you have the day off or are not currently working at this time, a wake and bake session is in order. With a bit of a twist.

    Starting your day with the Awake spray tincture from Green Revolution is a great choice, especially if you wake up and struggle to get out of bed, get breakfast on the stove, and really get started.

    The spray combines the energizing effects of sativa with CBG and green tea extract. With 2.5 mg of THC per spray, it’s super easy to measure your dose and keep it controlled. Since it’s designed to energize, you won’t find yourself unable to get out of bed like the usual wake and bake scenario.

    Pop open a cannabis soda for gaming or watching movies

    Playing video games and watching movies have several things in common. You’re sitting in one place, your attention is on a screen, and you’re probably in the mood to snack.

    Make it a movie theater experience and pop some popcorn to pair with a tasty cannabis soda. Our Bellingham dispensary has a classic cola from Olala, the perfect treat to pair with popcorn or potato chips. We’ve also got plenty of Ray’s infused lemonades and other treats across our Washington dispensary locations to satisfy your sweet tooth.

    When you drink a cannabis soda, expect the effects to start taking place anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours. If you’re not sure how high you’ll get from it, start slow and consider starting with a low-dose soda.

    Soak in the tub with THC bath salts

    Elevate your typical bath time experience with the help of THC bath salts. We love the Lavender Relax salts from CERES as they help provide a sense of calm and feel great on sore, achy muscles.

    If you’re looking to relax and unwind, infused bath salts are the way to go. This brand also has several other products available, including CBD Moon Cycle bath salts. And while many of the products have THC, they won’t get you high in the way eating or smoking cannabis will. Instead, you’ll feel a sense of total body relaxation and relief.

    Spice up a meal with infused ramen seasoning

    The college students near our Bellingham dispensary can probably attest to the life-saving qualities of ramen. When you’re in a pinch and hungry, you’re only a few minutes away from a meal if you have some on hand.

    We love the do-it-yourself doors that open with Lefty’s Ramen Seasoning. Whether you’re adding an extra kick to actual ramen, spicing up a different meal, or even sprinkling it on popcorn, you can’t go wrong with weed-infused seasoning packets.

    Binge-watch TV with infused bon bombs

    Ever wanted to “sit around, watch soap operas, and eat bonbons” all day? It may be an old, poorly-aged phrase mocking housewives, but we’d like to reclaim it. We’re doing the world a service by staying in right now, so why not make it the most enjoyable, laid back experience possible?

    If you haven’t tried infused Bon Bombs from Verdelux, you’re missing out. There are several different varieties to suit everyone’s tastes, including some vegan options. They’re all gluten-free as well.

    We highly suggest making a cozy, lazy afternoon of sitting around, eating bon bombs, and binge-watching a tv show. Make it something lighthearted or funny to keep your spirits high and allow your mind to focus on something other than the news for a change.

    Be sure to plan out how many you plan to eat before you get distracted by mindless television. It’s hard to stop eating once you’ve had a taste.

    De-stress with PTSFree capsules

    While we’re making an effort to keep our customers safe and entertained during this time, we acknowledge the toll this situation can take on mental health. We’re in a stressful time of uncertainty and it can become overwhelming to cope with.

    Taking walks around the block if you can, talking to support systems virtually, and practicing mindfulness can all help to relieve some of this stress, but sometimes we need a little more help.

    We recommend Fairwinds PTSFree capsules. They’re not exclusively for people with PTSD and are designed to help anyone who is “seeking a shield for the noise of daily life.” The effects may be mildly intoxicating to some, but overall, the biggest sensation will be a sense of comfort.

    If you find yourself anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed during this time, you’re not alone. Turning to less intoxicating products designed to comfort and relax may be the way to go.

    Get ready for bed with a nighttime mint

    If you’re one of the many people who use marijuana to unwind in the evening or help fall asleep at night, you’ll be happy to know there are plenty of ways to do so without smoking.

    We love incorporating Moxey’s Mints in our nighttime routine. With several varieties ranging from CBD, THC, and combinations of the two, you’re bound to find one that suits your individual needs.

    We love the Dream Lavender Mints because they combine the power of microdose THC and CBD with the soothing effects of lavender. They’re formulated to help relax users into sleepytime, not get them particularly high.

    Our final thoughts

    We hope our customers across all of our Washington dispensary locations and beyond are staying healthy and safe.

    Many people are questioning whether they should be smoking right now or not. We encourage everyone to do their own research and make the best decision for themselves, taking into account their personal health and experiences.

    If you’re choosing to abstain from smoking, there are so many ways to still get high. We hope our guide will help you to stay elevated during this whole ordeal.

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    Platinum Kush

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    About this Indica Strain

    The cannabis strain Platinum Kush is an indica that derives its name from the platinum/silver sparkle its buds produce when harvest-ready due to the many trichome crystals that form. Underneath these crystals, one can find leaves with hints of violet and bright orange pistils. It has also been called Platinum OG Kush and Platinum OG.

    The parent strains of Platinum Kush are the hybrid OG Kush and an unknown landrace Afghani strain.

    Platinum Kush normally bares a THC level between 16-18%. Its high is known to be felt immediately after consumption, numbing the body into a mellow relaxation. It can increase cerebral activity as well, with some reviewers stating their creativity is heightened. Many use this strain to help with sleep, with some describing Platinum Kush’s high as perfect for sinking into a pillow.

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    The cannabis strain Platinum Kush is an indica that derives its name from the platinum/silver sparkle its buds produce when harvest-ready due to the many trichome crystals that form. Underneath these crystals, one can find leaves with hints of violet and bright orange pistils. It has also been called…


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    Top 8 Best Tasting Cannabis Strains

    Cannabis isn’t only fun because of its effects – a large portion of the joy it brings to its users comes from weed being packed with rich, diverse and delicious flavors. As such, we want to share with you which strains we think taste the very best. In compiling this list, we considered terpene profiles as well as customer reviews. The following eight cannabis strains have been handpicked by the Herbies’ team as the best-tasting buds out there, so let us guide you in the direction of our very favorite Sativas, Indicas and hybrids based on their various tastes and aromas.

    What Determines The Taste Of Cannabis?

    What makes cannabis taste the way it does? The flavor profiles of our favorite strains are determined chiefly by their terpenes and flavonoids. Terpenes are fragrant oils secreted by the same glands that produce THC and CBD, and which lend to the distinctive flavors we often associate with cannabis like citrus, berry, mint and pine. Similarly, flavonoids play a key part in determining the sensory qualities (odor, flavor) that help us differentiate between strain varieties. Terpenes and flavonoids share certain qualities that enhance the smell and taste of cannabis. The most common terpenes used to characterize weed are myrcene (herbal), pinene (pine), caryophyllene (peppery), terpinolene (fruity) and ocimene (minty). These main flavor profiles are what distinguish the wide flavor variety and diversity of cannabis.

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    Without Further Ado, Our Tastiest Strains

    This list describes the flavors and aromas associated with our top eight best-tasting strains. Terpenes, as discussed above, play an important role in cannabis taste and odor, and in these eight, they shine brighter than ever!

    Tangie’matic Auto: Like A Fresh Sativa Smoothie

    Tangie’matic Auto is a delicious Sativa strain from FastBuds. This autoflowering version of Tangie is a nearly pure Sativa that delivers a cerebral and euphoric high on top of its tantalizing flavor. Strong notes of tangerine are present in both taste and aroma. Enjoy citrusy and fresh flavors with a hint of spice thanks to the strain’s herbal, piney and peppery terpenes. Sit back and let Tangie’matic take you on an uplifting journey.

    Try Strawberry Cough For A Delightful Afternoon Smoke

    Our next favorite is another Sativa-dominant strain, Strawberry Cough, brought to us by Dutch Passion. We think you’ll agree that this is one of the best-tasting cannabis strains out there thanks to its remarkably unique strawberry taste and aroma, complemented by hints of pepper and spices. Herbal and peppery terpenes are responsible for the undertones of flavors at play here. However, Aa word of warning: it’s called Strawberry Cough for a reason – the smoke can be a bit harsh!

    Get Comfortable With Sugar Black Rose Early Version

    The first Indica on our list, Sugar Black Rose Early Version, is a Delicious Seeds strain that’s the result of a cross between Critical Mass and Black Domina. The flavors of this strain are particularly complex, and arguably why it deserves the title of one of the best-tasting cannabis strains on the market. The buds themselves smell sweet and fruity, reminiscent of orange and fresh flowers, and the weed tastes like mature grapes and a touch of skunk, while the smoke may leave behind a spicy, earthy aftertaste reminiscent of hash.

    Super Lemon Haze: A Cerebral Citrus Combination

    Our list wouldn’t be complete without Super Lemon Haze, an award-winning strain from Green House Seeds. This cross between Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze is a long-lasting, quick-acting, Sativa-dominant cannabis strain. Limonene (lemony) and terpinolene (fruity) are the dominant terpenes in Super Lemon Haze. These fragrant oils emphasize the strain’s tart and earthy flavors, along with the skunky aroma of the buds. After the first hit, you’ll know exactly how lemony cannabis can be!

    Next, A Classic Among Cannabis Enthusiasts: Blue Dream

    If you’re familiar with cannabis strains, chances are you’ve heard of (or tried) Blue Dream – a Humboldt Seeds classic and certainly one of the best-smelling weed strains out there. Characteristics of both parent strains, Blueberry and Haze, are certainly noticeable in both smell and taste. When smoked, the aroma is reminiscent of its haze origins, hinting at citrus, blueberries and cedar, yet the strain maintains a flavor profile including sweet fruit and piney incense.

    Pineapple Chunk: A Sweet Treat For The Senses

    Barney’s Farm brings us Pineapple Chunk, a cross between two of their other strains, Sweet Pineapple and Cheese/Skunk #1. This Indica-dominant hybrid’s ancestry is more than apparent in its cheesy, skunky aroma, which is well-balanced by the crispness of the sweet pineapple flavor. We think this is one of the best-tasting strains because of how uniquely the taste and smell merge together. Pineapple Chunk will have your palate and body tingling from a chill, mellow high, perfect for relaxation or medication.

    Fruit Punch Packs A Punch

    Another Sativa-dominant strain that makes the list is Fruit Punch from Heavyweight Seeds, a hybrid cross of Skunk, Haze and Northern Lights. The flavors and aromas are strong, sweet and exotic with a hint of berries, all due to the excellent resin production and high terpene and cannabinoid levels. Myrcene leads the way with herbal notes, while limonene holds up its end with bright, citrusy flavors. A light peppery zing from caryophyllene follows to make this an indulgent strain well worth a smoke.

    (Not Your Mom’s) Purple Lemonade

    Last but not least, we have Purple Lemonade, another strain from FastBuds – a seed bank that appeared at the beginning of this list. As one might guess from the name, this type of weed is zesty and citrusy in both taste and aroma; in fact, the lemony scent is apparent as early as the beginning of the flowering stage and lingers through the curing phase. This heavenly Indica strain also looks gorgeous with its vibrant, deep grape color due to a mixture of Purple and citrusy Cali genetics.

    What’s On Your Tasty Top?

    Clearly, there’s something out there for everyone depending on what you’re craving. Fruity, skunky and cheesy cannabis strains all have their own individual characteristics that make them stand out from the crowd. Whether you prefer a daytime Sativa session or an evening couch lock with some Indica, we think you’ll agree that the above strains are some of the best-tasting weed available. Now it’s your turn! Don’t be shy – leave a comment below and let us know about the tastiest strains you’ve tried so far!

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    Top 4 Automatic Watering Systems for Potted Plants

    Container gardening allows everyone to grow their own food, regardless of their space and resources. It’s convenient because containers are compact and can easily be moved as seasons and needs change. They also allow you to have more control over pests, diseases, and weeds that plague traditional gardens.

    However, keeping container plants properly watered presents a unique challenge to many gardeners.

    Unlike plants grown in the ground, plants grown in containers have a restricted root system. They are not able to extend deep into the earth to look for moisture like they usually would during dry periods.

    Containers will also dry out more quickly than ground soil. Potting soil is typically lighter and less compact than garden soil, so the moisture evaporates more quickly.

    We can’t leave our plants sitting in water either. Overly wet soil causes roots to rot and invites pests and diseases.

    So how do we master watering potted plants and still enjoy harvests like those gardening traditionally?

    First, let’s take a look at some watering basics:

    How Often Should You Water Plants?

    The key to healthy plants is a healthy root system. Healthy root systems aren’t developed through daily watering.

    I know, I know, it’s crazy to think about it, but bear with me.

    Remember when I mentioned that plants naturally reach for moisture in the soil? The deeper a plant needs to reach for moisture, the deeper their root system goes. They don’t need to reach if we’re watering them daily.

    Most plants do best if they dry out slightly between waterings. The soil on the top of the container may appear dry, but it’s still moist below the surface.

    Test the moisture level below the surface by sticking your finger about an inch deep into the soil. If it still feels moist, your plant doesn’t need to be watered.

    If you’re looking for something a little more scientific, you can also use a moisture sensor to help monitor your soil. The meter has a long probe that can determine moisture levels deep in your soil, allowing you to more accurately determine when your plants need to be watered.

    You can gauge how often you need to water your plants by doing the soil moisture test each day after you water. Typically, you’ll need to water every two to three days.

    Some plants will require a greater amount of water than others. Smaller containers will also dry out more quickly than large containers.

    Looking for inspiration for your container garden? Check out: The 10 Best Planters for Your Container Garden

    How Much Should You Water Your Garden?

    We want to encourage deep roots by making water available all the way in the bottom of our containers. A good rule of thumb is to watch for water draining from the base of the container; however, some materials in potting soil (like peat moss) do not readily absorb water after they’ve been allowed to dry out. This leads to a lot of water runoff initially.

    Adjust for dry soil by going back to each container and watering again after it’s had an opportunity to absorb the water from the first watering. Do the soil moisture test again if you think the soil is having a difficult time absorbing water. It may need to sit in a pan of water for a few minutes until it’s soaked up everything it needs. Do not leave the plant sitting in water long term.

    Best Time to Water Plants

    We want our plants to utilize as much water as possible, without wasting water they don’t need. In addition to only watering when our plants need it, we want to do what we can to avoid water evaporation.

    Most water is evaporated during the heat of the day, so this is the absolute worst time to water our plants. Water droplets on the leaves will also increase the chance of plants being burned by the sun.

    Evening hours are cooler, but water on the leaves overnight increases the chance of fungal issues developing.

    Early morning hours are generally considered the best time to water your plants. The temperatures are cool, which reduces evaporation. It also ensures the soil is moist through the heat of the day, when plants will need it the most.

    Automatic Plant Watering Systems

    It’s great to say that plants should only be watered when they need it and only during certain times of day, but most of us have lives that don’t revolve around watering our plants.

    And occasionally, we might even take a vacation. At the very least, we like the idea that we could someday take a vacation. We don’t want to have to worry about finding someone to water our plants when we’re away from home.

    Automatic watering has been a lifesaver in my garden. Literally, it has saved the lives of thousands of plants.

    It’s simple for a home gardener to set up their own automatic watering system. I rely upon an automatic hose timer so my plants can be watered deeply on a regular schedule.

    Most Popular Automatic Watering Systems for Potted Plants:

    Wick Watering

    Wick watering is an easy way to keep container plants watered, both indoor and outdoor. One end of a wick is placed in the container, while the other is placed in a water source. The wick is made from absorbent material that draws water from the reservoir to the soil when the soil becomes dry.

    Wick watering can be used if you have multiple containers in close proximity. Wicks from each pot can be designed to share a common water supply.

    Low cost wicking systems can also be made by recycling 2-liter plastic bottles.

    The wick can be placed in the container before you fill it with soil, or it can be added after it has been planted. You will want to make sure the wick is wet before it is placed in the container so it will properly transfer water to the roots of your plant.

    I recommend placing your wick deep in the soil to encourage deep root development.

    Bottle Watering

    Bottle watering uses a water reservoir, capillary action, and gravity to slowly feed water to the soil. Watering globes are available commercially, but the same effect can be accomplished with glass or plastic bottles.

    Similar to wick watering, bottle watering will slowly draw water down into the soil as your plant needs moisture. Bottles with tapered ends work best for this, like soda or wine bottles. Fill your bottle with water, and invert it into the soil near the base of your plant. Check the water level in your bottle and refill it as needed.

    I prefer to use recycled wine bottles for bottle watering due to their long, tapered necks. The long necks can reach deep into the soil and provide stability to keep the bottle upright.

    If you decide to use a recycled plastic bottle, you may want to get a bottle spike. The bottle spike will provide additional stability, as well as restricting the opening of the bottle to keep all the water from pouring out before being placed in the soil.

    Drip Irrigation

    Drip watering systems run lines with small holes that deposit water directly at the base of the plant. They connect directly into your garden spigot and are run for a certain length of time to ensure all plants meet their watering needs.

    Since the water is deposited slowly, the soil has time to absorb most of the moisture without much water runoff. You will need to experiment with the length of time you leave the water turned on. Your goal is to have some water running out of the bottom of the container so you know that the deepest roots have gotten what they need.

    Once you have determined how long to run the drip irrigation, you will need to check the moisture levels in your containers daily. If they dry out in two days, then you’ll need to run irrigation every two days, etc.

    Group your containers together based upon their watering needs. Larger containers will need to be watered for a longer time, but will need watering less frequently. Smaller containers will need less time more frequently. You will also find some of your plants use more water than others.

    Containers with similar watering needs should be grouped together into their own “zone.” A zone is one individual line of your irrigation system. Each line will have its own unique duration and frequency for watering.

    It is easy to set your drip irrigation on an automatic timer. The timer will allow you to program your irrigation needs to run at a specific time at the interval that you choose. You won’t need to worry about having time to water early in the morning or having someone water while you’re on vacation because an automatic drip will keep your plants hydrated on schedule.

    Micro Sprayers

    Micro sprayers are similar to drip irrigation, except that tiny sprinklers are installed along the line. The sprayers distribute a fan of water across the base of the plant, covering a wider area of the container than a drip would.

    Micro sprayers distribute more water in a shorter period than drip irrigation, but still at a rate that the soil can easily absorb the moisture.

    Determine the duration and frequency of your watering for micro sprayers like how you would for drip irrigation. You’ll find the duration will be shorter since more water is being distributed, but frequency should stay close to the same.

    Kits are available that make installing drip irrigation and micro sprayers easy. Once you have the initial setup, you can add lines and customize your setup to best meet your needs.

    Keeping your container vegetable garden properly watered doesn’t need to be complicated or time-consuming. With a little planning, you can enjoy your own homegrown vegetables and still have a life outside of the garden.

    How do you keep your garden watered? Comment below with your favorite method.

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    Swazi Gold

    Swazi Gold cannabis is a Sativa landrace strain grown primarily by the Nguni people of Southern and Eastern Africa. Known for it’s resilience and the ability to grow in all weather conditions, Swazi Gold is perfect for outdoor growers that live in ever changing climates. Swazi Gold buds are typically dense in structure and have a strong sweet mango aroma that will have you opening the bag just to get another whiff. Due to it’s uplifting qualities, this marijuana strain is recommended for depression and fatigue.

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    100% Landrace Sativa

    Flowering Time
    Up to 13 weeks

    High at 650-780 grams per square meter. L.S.T or topping is recommended due to it’s stretchy growth.

    Sweet, Earthy, Mango

    While Swazi Gold isn’t a really strong strain, it’s effects will leave you happy and euphoric at first, with a mild sedation while you’re coming down. Great pick for beginners that like Sativa’s.

    Medicinal Uses
    Depression, Stress, Appetite, Nausea, Mild Pain Relief

    THC – 14-18%

    Swazi Gold Swazi Gold cannabis is a Sativa landrace strain grown primarily by the Nguni people of Southern and Eastern Africa. Known for it’s resilience and the ability to grow in all weather