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Welcome to the Alchimia Growshop blog, with our growing guide and all sorts of cannabis news

Cannabis Re-Vegging

In this article, Alchimia presents you with a technique to save the genetics you thought lost. Re-vegging, or regeneration, consists in reverting the flowering plants back into the growing phase, in order to be able to take cuttings and to produce mother plants. You will learn all the necessary steps to perform a regeneration and the best way to implement this technique.

Deep cleaning your grow room or tent

Many growers choose to halt indoor growing during the hottest months of the year. In this post, we tell you how to make the most of this summer break to clean and renew your cultivation area, leaving it fully prepared for the autumn.

Top 5 portable vaporizers for 2020

Check the top 5 portable vaporizers of 2020 available in the Alchimiaweb catalogue. Consumers’ needs are changing, so we are offering a selection of 5 different devices, all with interesting features, for every type of use you wish to give to your vaporizer.

Cannabis decarboxylation

Today we are going to delve into the cannabis decarboxylation process, by which cannabinoids lose their acid form and "activate" many of their properties. This is an essential process when preparing cannabis edibles, so they have the desired effect, and a basic step to make the best recipes.

How to optimise your cannabis grow with CO²

Controlling the carbon dioxide (CO²) levels of your indoor grow space can give incredible results. In this article we explain the importance of CO² concentration in cannabis cultivation and how to optimise these levels to boost the health and production of your plants.

Old School Genetics available on Alchimia

Alchimia presents Old School Genetics, a multiple winner of prestigious competitions such as the ICMag Cup. In this article we tell you more about the origins of this seed bank’s genetics and review the different series that form its complete catalogue.

Plant Quarantine: Isolation is prevention!

Today, and mainly caused by the increase in clone and plant trading, plant isolation is essential in order to keep your garden free from pests and diseases. Today we tell you how to schedule a quarantine program for your new plants, also for any infected plant that might need special care.

Overwatering cannabis plants

Overwatering is a frequent error that must be taken into account when you start growing cannabis and want to avoid losing many seeds or plants during cultivation. Learn how to prevent sudden deaths due to an excess of water when growing marijuana.

Thai sticks and cannagars

After decades of being consigned to oblivion, modern Cannagars are the revival of the Thai Sticks, which were highly popular in USA during the 1970s. But, what are Thai Sticks and how are they made? And what exactly is inside these amazing Cannagars of today? In this article, we answer these questions and tell you everything there is to know about this interesting marijuana consumption method.

What is Kief or Skuff?

What is kief? And what some people call skuff? Is it the same thing or are they different substances? In this article we delve on this cannabis resin concentrate and tell you all about its production and main characteristics.

Magic mushrooms for beginners

Getting started in the world of magic mushrooms can be very confusing for the uninitiated, who usually don't know the different strains or the correct dose to begin with. In this article, we clarify all your doubts, from the most suitable genetics to the right dose and the importance of the so-called set and setting.

Shatter, a high-purity cannabis concentrate

Shatter is a type of BHO - though as you'll see in this article it can be achieved by other methods - particularly impressive for its extreme potency and striking appearance, similar to amber glass. In this article, we tell you all about this type of extraction or concentrate and explain the different ways to make Shatter.

Cannabis literature for lockdown

Alchimia brings you a list of different books on marijuana that are ideal to disconnect and have a good time. We can use this lockdown to broaden our cannabis knowledge or simply to relax thinking about our favourite plant.

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