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Dutch Passion AutoNight Queen grow review

Dutch Passion AutoNight Queen grow review

February 5th 2016

  AutoNight Queen is the autofem version of Dutch Passions original award winning photoperiod variety.  Its one of the frostiest original Afghani Kush genetic lines in the Dutch Passion genebank, and dates back to the 1970’s.     AutoNight Queen will be popular with indica fans that want a sticky, potent ... Continue reading »

What is a cannabis tolerance break ?

What is a cannabis tolerance break ?

January 29th 2016

Cannabis users take a ‘tolerance-break’ when they find that the feeling of getting ‘stoned’ or ‘high’ is no longer quite the same as it used to be. You may benefit from a tolerance break if you are routinely using more cannabis more often than normal and don’t understand why you can’t get ... Continue reading »

AutoFrisian Dew and StarRyder grow review under Holographic Series 1 LED grow lights

AutoFrisian Dew and StarRyder grow review under Holographic Series 1 LED grow lights

January 22nd 2016

  This weeks indoor grow review comes from experienced auto grower Tang, who grew Dutch Passion’s AutoFrisian Dew and StarRyder underneath two Holographic Series 1 (HS1) LEDs.  LED’s use less energy than HPS grow lights and produce less heat. Despite the price premium, LED grow lights are more popular than ever an ... Continue reading »

AutoDurban Poison and AutoXtreme organic home grown cannabis review with LED grow lights.

AutoDurban Poison and AutoXtreme organic home grown cannabis review with LED grow lights.

January 15th 2016

  Connoisseur home grower Antonio got just over 200 grams of top quality organic home grown AutoDurban Poison and AutoXtreme cannabis from just 150W of LED.  This weeks blog grow review shows how he did it.  Antonio and his brother Ferdinand has made previous grow reviews of Dutch Passion CBD SkunkHaze, The Edge, Night Q ... Continue reading »

AutoXtreme home grow review.  Grown in coco fibre with 600W HPS on a light rail

AutoXtreme home grow review. Grown in coco fibre with 600W HPS on a light rail

January 8th 2016

      In this weeks customer grow ‘Mborza’ got an 860g (30 ounce) harvest from seven Dutch Passion AutoXtreme plants grown in coco fibre using an autopot system.  The plants were started under a 250w HPS for the first couple of weeks and switched to a 600W HPS for the rest of the grow. This was Mborzas ... Continue reading »

AutoUltimate grow review.  600g harvest from two plants

AutoUltimate grow review. 600g harvest from two plants

December 31st 2015

Two Dutch Passion AutoUltimates were grown in soil and between them produced a dry harvest of 600 grams.  All the grow details are below in this weeks blog.   The grower, ‘A-Train’, used 5-gallon (25 litre) containers of Pro-mix BX soil for each plant in a Secret Jardin tent.  Each container had 5 table spoons ... Continue reading »

The cannabis root system.  The key to healthy plants

The cannabis root system. The key to healthy plants

December 24th 2015

Cannabis growers around the world pride themselves on their ability to grow healthy plants with plenty of large sticky buds.  For many people in the home growing community the goal is maximum bud quality and maximum harvest quantity.  But what goes on below the ground is just as important as plant growth above the ground.  ... Continue reading »

Frisian Dew outdoor cannabis grow from northern UK

Frisian Dew outdoor cannabis grow from northern UK

December 18th 2015

Frisian Dew is one of Dutch Passion’s  toughest outdoor varieties, this weeks grow from ‘Mackem66’ shows the kind of result you can expect in a tough northern European climate.  All the words and pictures come from Mackem66.   **   In spring 2015 I got 5 Frisian Dew (fem) from Dutch Passion, a ... Continue reading »

Expoweed 2015 Cannabis Fair.  Dutch Passion on tour in Chile

Expoweed 2015 Cannabis Fair. Dutch Passion on tour in Chile

December 11th 2015

Dutch Passion enjoyed another successful trip to Chile for the annual South American ExpoWeed cannabis fair.  Expoweed was busier than ever with thousands of visitors, most from Chile but many from other South American countries, and plenty of international visitors too.     Chile is now one of the most progre ... Continue reading »

AutoBlueberry and Think Different cannabis home grow review with LED grow light  in coco fibre

AutoBlueberry and Think Different cannabis home grow review with LED grow light in coco fibre

December 4th 2015

  This weeks review comes from Hansbricks who grew two of Dutch Passion’s best loved autofems, Think Different and AutoBlueberry.  Think Different has potent energetic sativa high, and exceptional yields, she is currently the best selling variety in the entire Dutch Passion collection.  AutoBlueberry has a strong f ... Continue reading »

The End Of Modern Cannabis Prohibition

The End Of Modern Cannabis Prohibition

November 27th 2015

Cannabis lovers around the world can sense that the end of cannabis prohibition is coming.  It may not be coming quite soon enough for everyone, but legalisation is definitely on the way.  The last few years have shown remarkable progress for cannabis legalisation and in particular the medical applications of cannabis are now ... Continue reading »

Super absorbent polymers. Diaper technology for outdoor cannabis growing

Super absorbent polymers. Diaper technology for outdoor cannabis growing

November 20th 2015

Super absorbent polymers, or ‘water crystals’, hold 200-300 times their own weight in water.  Just a few grams of powdered polymer can hold a litre of water.  If you dig these water-holding gels into the ground they increase moisture content dramatically.    The main domestic application has been in chi ... Continue reading »

Growing cannabis easily with LED grow lights.  Expert home grower tips and advice.

Growing cannabis easily with LED grow lights. Expert home grower tips and advice.

November 13th 2015

    LED is now starting to become a mainstream alternative to HPS.  Although the initial purchase cost of an LED is still higher than an HPS, the ongoing running costs are lower. LED produces less heat than HPS and this affects many aspects of plant maintenance and grow room design.     Growroom heat lev ... Continue reading »

Canadian outdoor cannabis grow.  Dutch Passion Frisian Dew, Blueberry and Hollands Hope

Canadian outdoor cannabis grow. Dutch Passion Frisian Dew, Blueberry and Hollands Hope

November 6th 2015

  This weeks blog comes from ‘Greenskell’ a Canadian outdoor grower who grew some massive outdoor plants during the summer of 2015.  Its one of the most impressive outdoor Canadian grows that we have seen for some time with several kilograms of buds from his harvest.  The original grow diary is here.   ... Continue reading »

8 good reasons to legalize cannabis

8 good reasons to legalize cannabis

October 30th 2015

  Cannabis prohibition is crumbling around the world.  That means cannabis has never been quite as legal as it is now.  Here are 8 good reasons why legalizing cannabis is good for everyone.   1. USA has shown cannabis tax revenues shouldn't be gifted to criminals. The legal cannabis market is only just starting, ... Continue reading »

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