Drying, Curing, & Storage

  • Flower Storage: Your Guide To Harvest Preservation

    As harvest quickly approaches, we want to share our complete guide on flower storage and harvest preservation.

    If you are a hobbyist, preserving buds and storing them properly is important. If you are harvesting 3-4 plants just for personal use, it’s likely you won’t touch some of your flower for 4-6 months after harvesting. 

    From a commercial growers standpoint, preservation is equally important. Using the right packaging for your flower will ensure that the product can sit on the shelves for 3-4 months without loss of potency or quality.

    We’ll share our advice on best practices for storing your flower. We have the products and the knowledge you need to nail this final step in the growing process!

    First, let’s talk about why proper flower storage is so important, and what’ll happen if you get it wrong.

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  • Bud Rot - What It Is and How To Prevent It

    One of the most dreaded conditions you can run into with your hemp plants is bud rot.

    This is a fungus that attacks your flowers, and can ruin an entire harvest seemingly overnight.

    Knowing what to look for is key, as early detection can be the difference between salvaging your harvest or chopping down and scrapping your entire grow.

    Its also important that you know what causes bud rot so you can take steps to prevent it from happening altogether!

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  • How To Increase Terpenes and Terpenoids

    As you become a more serious grower, you’ll wonder how to increase terpenes and terpenoids in your plants. We have 7 tips to get you started!

  • Drying and Curing Flower - The Definitive Guide

    Once you’ve chopped your plants down, you are ready for the drying and curing process.

    We know the sight of your huge flowers covered in trichomes has you eager to start consuming them, but the most important steps of growing are yet to come.

    There are a few different ways you can go about drying and curing your flower.

    Which one is right for you will depend on how you want to trim.

    We will teach you everything you need to know about drying and curing, but first, let’s talk about why these steps are so important.

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  • How Curing Machines and Freeze Dryers Work

    Curing machines and freeze dryers are one of the best ways to dry and cure your harvest fast.

    Drying and curing is a process that typically should be handled slowly and carefully, but these machines have advanced to the point that they can produce a top shelf end product in under 12 hours!

    After many months perfecting your grow through harvest, it could come apart at the seams because of that one final step - drying and curing. 

    This can be devasating regardless of of whether you are a hobby grower disappointed in your results, or a commercial grower losing money.

    The idea behind these curing machines and freeze dryers may seem counterintuitive. After all, we always preach "low and slow" when it comes to these stages. But, with freeze dryers and curing machines, its different.

    Let's explain.

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  • Beginner's Guide to Harvest, Drying, and Curing

    After all the hard work through veg and flower, the time has finally come - harvest.

    After 3-4 months of hard work growing your plants, you are ready to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

    While most of the hard work is over, it is crucial to execute your harvest, dry, and cure to perfection. If you make mistakes now, all your time, energy, and money spent over the plants life cycle will be for not.

    There are many intricacies to consider, such as the right time to harvest, how you will trim, and drying and curing strategies. Keep reading to ensure your first harvest is a successful one!

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