Category Archives: Loudbank Blog

What to Expect When You Switch from Smoking to Vaping

Written By: Michael Jacobs | So, you’ve decided to switch from analog cigarettes to vaping? Congratulations! The decision you have made will eventually save you money in the long run and help to improve your health. While the road ahead may be difficult, you are doing a good thing for yourself. A study released in…

Feminized Autoflowering Cannabis for Commercial Production

Written By: Stewart Maxwell |  While autoflowering cannabis strains have quickly gained acceptance from hobby gardeners, the opportunities offered by this type of germplasm have been widely neglected by commercial cultivators. Growers are most familiar with short day (SD) heritage cultivars that rely on a change in photoperiod to initiate flowering. In contrast, autoflowering strains…

Cannabis Photoperiodism

Written By: Stewart Maxwell |  Indoor cultivators have traditionally taken a binary approach to photoperiod manipulation for cannabis production. The photoperiod is usually set at 18/6 for vegetative growth and moved to 12/12 for flower initiation when plants reach an appropriate developmental stage. This is a valid orthodoxy in many situations. As cannabis production moves…

Get More Earthworms in the Garden

 Most of our native local species of worms have been destroyed or displaced by human activity; the kinds we usually see are descendants of hardier worms intentionally or accidentally introduced to North America by early European and Asian immigrants. There are now about 180 different species of earthworms in the U.S. and Canada, a third…

What’s your Vape Oil Mixed with and Why does it Matter?

Every cannabis user should know what they are vaping (or smoking) before they consume it. This short guide will help you understand what you can find out there in the cannabis oil and vaping markets so you can make an informed decision. Cannabis oil Cannabis oil or hash oil isn’t a true oil. It’s the…