The following provide worthwhile information and insights. They are available by mail order from FS Book Co at
, Red Eye Press at
or New Moon Publishing at
Cannabis Culture, Growing Edge, High Times, and Practical Hydroponics are magazines which provide up to date information.
[Editor's note: these books may be out of date &/or print]
Closet Cultivator - Revised Edition by Ed Rosenthal from Last Gasp.
An easy-to-handle and follow marijuana grow-guide, describing and
illustrating by using examples of setting-up hidden (e.g. closet)
mini-gardens. 128 pages, 55 illustrations.
Cannabis Alchemy by Daniel Gold from Ronin Publishing.
"The art of preparing extremely potent Cannabis (marijuana)
products." Extraction and preparation of hashish and hash-oil. Also
describes isomerization. This popular little book remains a classic
from the 1970’s. 96 pages, illustrated.
CO2, Temperature, & Humidity by Daniel Gold and Ed Rosenthal from Quick American Publishing.
A newly revised guide to increasing yields with simple, practical
techniques for indoor and greenhouse gardens, primarily through the use
of supplemental CO2 which dramatically increases plant yields. 54
HASHISH! by Robert Connell Clarke from Red Eye Press.
Covers the history of hashish in all major hashish cultures.
Describes cultivation, manufacture, legendary and contemporary hashish,
the hashish market and availability. Edited by Mel Frank. 339 pages
with 261 photos, charts and illustrations.
Hydroponic Food Production - 6th Edition, Hardback by Howard M. Resh, PhD
Over 500 pages long and only available in hardback. He is formerly
with the Department of Plant Science at the University of British
Columbia, Vancouver and is currently an international horticultural
consultant and president of International Aquaponics, Inc.
Indoor Marijuana Horticulture (The indoor bible) - Revised, by Jorge Cervantes, Interport
A user-friendly, easy to understand guide to indoor growing under
High Intensity lights (HID’s). Revised and expanded edition with new
sections by Rob Clarke and Ed Rosenthal. 384 pages, illustrated, index
Marijuana Grower’s Insider’s Guide by Mel Frank, from Red Eye Press.
A complete guide to indoor, greenhouse/outdoor gardening.
Hydroponics and organics, cloning, breeding, maximizing potency,
nutrient deficiencies, pest control, CO2 set-up, harvesting, curing and
drying. 380 pages with 200 photos, charts and illustrations.
Marijuana Grower’s Guide Deluxe - Revised by Mel Frank, Red Eye Press.
This is the classic, known as the Grower’s Bible. Cannabis botany,
chemistry, history and cultivation indoor and outdoor. Covers it all
and is an excellent reference for both novice and professional growers.
330 pages, 193 photos, charts, and illustrations.
Marijuana Botany by Robert Connell Clarke from And/Or Press.
Clearly explains marijuana propagation cloning, grafting, seeds and
breeding for potency, yield, etc. Beautifully illustrated with
excellent drawings. Includes cultivation tips by an expert. An author’s
work of love. 173 pp., glossary, index, bibliography.
Marijuana Question? Ask Ed by Ed Rosenthal from Quick American
A compendium of questions and answers by the infamous answer-man
for High Times. Ed answers hundreds of reader’s queries on marijuana
growing, preparing, smoking, health, and legal concerns. A wealth of
information clearly explained. 264 pages with 70 photos.
Marijuana Chemistry - Revised by Michael Starks from Ronin Publishing.
A guide to marijuana chemistry with descriptions of marijuana and
hashish extractions and preparations. Claims to show how to enhance
potency of products and plants. 200 pages, photos, charts, and numerous
Marijuana Grower’s Handbook by Ed Rosenthal from Quick Publishing.
A guide for marijuana growing under lights. From seeds to final
stash with addendum on photoperiod. Details the set-up of high-yield
gardens. 232 pages with 100 photos and drawings.
Marijuana Hydroponics by Daniel Storm from And/Or Books.
A guide to growing hydroponically (without soil) from basic systems to computer control. 117 pages, illustrated
The Cannabis Breeder's Bible by Greg Green from Green Candy Press.
The Cannabis Breeder's Bible offers real-world, professional
techniques for breeding primo pot. The book covers new hybridization
techniques, international seed law issues, protecting new breeds or
strains from knockoff artists, shipping seeds and clones, breeding lab
designs, product testing, primordial cannabis, landrace and lost
strains, common mutations, and more. This useful guide also features a
wealth of photographs, instructive illustrations, and in-depth
interviews with breeders and seed bank professionals.
The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Defintive Guide to Growing
Marijuana for Recreational and Medical Use by Greg Green from Green
This guide is the culmination of 20 years of experience in
marijuana cultivation and collaboration with growers from all over
Europe. For the enthusiast and professional alike, this is the most
authoritative grow book to be released in more than a decade. With more
than 200 photographs and 20 tables, it describes in detail how growers
can maximise their yield and potency of their crops using
state-of-the-art equipment and tools available from any gardening
store. The first book to fully explain the newest growing technique,
Screen of Green, that is sweeping through Europe.
The Marijuana Chef Cookbook by S.T. Oner from Green Candy Press.
Putting the Joy Back in Cooking, this Book Turns a Humble Leaf into
a Culinary Treat; Easy-to-follow instructions and more than sixty
delicious recipes make The Marijuana Chef Cookbook simply the best way
to cook with cannabis. Promoting health and fun, this valuable addition
to any stoner's kitchen contains everything readers need to know - from
the safest way to regulate dosage using buds, leaf or hashish, to how
certain foods and cooking methods can increase potency. For the
concerned or curious, health information, legal tips and a culinary
history of marijuana are also included.
Hydroponic Nutrients - Easy Ways to Make Your Own by M. Edward Muckle
The Best of Sinsemilla Tips from New Moon Publishing
The Best of The Growing Edge Volume 1 (1989-1994) from New Moon Publishing
The Best of The Growing Edge Volume 2 (1995-1999) from New Moon Publishing
The Best of Practical Hydroponcs and Greenhouses from New Moon Publishing
The following websites provide extensive information on grow related topics:
Marijuana Chemistry by Michael Starks
Cannabis Alchemy by David Hoye
Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and thier practical applications by L. Burbank
Breeding field crops by Poehlman and Sleeper