One technique we’ve been experimenting with over the last year or so is the pot-in-pot, or double pot technique, an indoor adaptation of a bonsai practice that can help thicken the trunk in relation to the canopy. Why use two pots? The idea behind the double pot technique is to create an inner pot with […]
Cannabonsai today is an international community with active enthusiasts and experienced growers alike trying their hand at growing cannabis bonsai themselves. But what are the origins of cannabonsai? We examine the murky beginnings of cannabis bonsai and many of the very first bonsai artists that helped to create the space it is today. We begin
Choosing the right grow light involves a lot of research so we put together this comparison between the different types of grow lights we’ve tried and look at the quality of light they produce. Factors such as the shape and size of your space, and the spectrum you want, and your ideal start-up and operating
What a few basic ingredients can do for your plants. This is a breakdown of the soil ingredients that we use for our soil mix and why you should too!
Our older grow setups have been the classic blacked-out tents with mylar interiors, but we found that while they work quite well, they don’t blend well into living spaces and can be overbearing in a bedroom. So we decided to put together this cabinet style wood grow box to fit better in our place.
In a 2017 Leafly article on cannabis bonsai, “Growing Cannabis with Bonsai: Separating Fact from Fiction“, author Rae Lland discussed the emerging trend of growing cannabis bonsai trees and interviewed Scott Chad, self-proclaimed “Bonsai person” and president of the Golden State Bonsai Federation on the possibilities of growing cannabis bonsai. The article essentially finished with
Around 2008 I visited the Penjing and Bonsai Museum at the National Arboretum in DC — it’s hard to put in words how understated this collection is. There’s a lot to see there but if you’re looking for a quiet day in a beautiful pavilion away from the crowds of the mall and zoo, and
Bonsai’s story is deeply intertwined with the proliferation of Buddhism as it spread across China to Japan to the entire world, and while bonsai practice is known worldwide today, it has only become an international phenomenon over the last few centuries.