To talk about Frenchy Cannoli is to talk about passion for cannabis and hashish. Sadly, our favourite hashishin left us suddenly on July 18, so today we'd like to pay him a little tribute with this article.
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Unsure what to grow for your next crop? Feel like trying some of these new American genetics but not sure which one to choose? In this article, we'll highlight a few of the new US varieties that we've added to our catalogue in spring 2021, of which, as you will see, there have been quite a few!
Summer is undoubtedly the toughest time for most indoor plants in hot climates like southern Europe. Today we want to share a series of tips and tricks to avoid heat stress in our grow space, allowing the plants that must spend the summer indoors, under grow lamps, to continue to develop without setbacks.
The American magazine High Times has been one of most popular cannabis publications in the world for more than 40 years. The loyalty to its editorial line, as well as the quality of the information and good work of its editors and publishers team, have made it into a real classic, with tens of issues and an increasing number of readers. Today we tell you the story of this magazine, and how it became what it's today.
Today we'd like to introduce you to one of the greatest personalities in the cannabis sector, Mila Jensen, who has had a fundamental influence particularly in the world of resin extractions. At Alchimia we wanted to pay tribute to her fascinating experiences and take a moment to thank her for all her generosity and love for cannabis.
The rise of medical cannabis, and more specifically CBD, has sparked a growing interest in low-THC, high-CBD cannabis strains from both professional growers and the general public. In this article, we will delve into this subject and show you some of the market's best genetics with these characteristics.
Since its official launching at the end of 2017, Runtz genetics hasn't stopped receiving awards and praise due to its quality and, why not say it?, a great marketing campaign. Today we are going to see in detail this unique plant, and show you some of the options available in case you want to try it. You won't regret it!
We're happy to have recently added a new U.S. seed bank to the Alchimia catalogue: Elev8 Seeds, a bank creating exciting new hybrids from the latest generation of elite clones from the American cannabis market with an emphasis on quality over everything else. Find out more about their genetic work in this introductory article.
Mexico's marijuana history dates back centuries, when the Spanish Conquistadores brought it to the New World. Since then, this beautiful country's relationship with the plant had been, as in many other nations, one of total integration, until the prohibition era began. Fortunately, in recent years this relationship has started to sprout new shoots in the form of regularization, which could also be part of the solution to the drug trafficking problem. We tell you all about it here!
Today we'd like to share our interview with a promising seed bank that we recently introduced in our catalogue: Perfect Tree. Based in Barcelona, this group of cannabis artisans specialises in selecting exceptional phenotypes for the creation of new hybrids, varieties with a lot of character bred from exclusive plants that we can now finally enjoy. But we'd better let them be the ones to tell you... read on!
Alchimia Grow Shop is celebrating 20 years in the cannabis sector, and we wanted to enjoy it with you by remembering what the cannabis world was like in 2001, the year we opened our store. A post full of memories and that, as you will see, shows just how much things have changed in the intervening years. We hope you enjoy it, and we're sure it'll stir your memories too!
Choosing the right exhaust fan for indoor grows is one of the most important tasks for any grower. Beginner cultivators often have doubts, so today we are going to explain step by step how to calculate the air flow needed, and how to put together an air exchange system to make the most of its advantages.
We take this opportunity to write a brief review of the new American strains added to our catalogue during the winter 2020-21, bearing in mind they are genetics created on the other side of the pond. As you can see, we have not been sitting idly these last three months!
Choosing a medicinal cannabis variety is not always an easy task, especially if you are looking for a specific chemotype or cannabinoid ratio. Sometimes what is required is a plant that has considerable amounts of several cannabinoids in order to achieve a specific effect. With this article, we want to make things easier for you by listing some of the best therapeutic strains, ordered by their ratio of the main cannabinoids, THC and CBD.
In this blog post we're going to dive right into the elite "Alpha Cut" clone of Purple Punch. We'll take you on a tour from its beginnings to the present day, focusing on the characteristics of this wonderful cultivar. A selection highly appreciated by lovers of genuine terpenes, by breeders and by fans of resin extractions.
Sowing season is upon us, and with it, we must finalise the preparations for the next indoor season. Today we will explain what Supersoil is and how to prepare some so that you can cultivate an entire crop irrigating exclusively with plain water thanks to a substrate that's as alive as it is fertile.