Cannabis Lifestyle Blog

Welcome to Green Carpet Growing’s home grown cannabis lifestyle blog. Discover articles and media covering all things cannabis: plant science, cannabis cultivation, people in cannabis, the cannabis industry, cannabis entertainment and more. Contributors include Marc Eden, Ryan McCreanor, and Neil Lequia.

“In cannabis anything is possible… just doubt everything.” -Marc Eden

Jobs in Cannabusiness

Jobs in Cannabusiness

Many people are looking for a way to work in the cannabis industry. While it isn't easy to get a job in cannabusiness, there are a growing number of cannabusiness jobs. Even if you are new to the cannabis industry, you can find a way to transition to it with relevant...

Do plants have intelligence?

Do plants have intelligence?

Do plants have intelligence? No one will argue that plants have brains, but some hypotheses suggest plants are intelligent. Surely they don't have brains, but can plants posses intelligence? It begs the question -- do plants communicate meaningfully? Humans have been...

Dark Heart Nursery Interview With Dr. Jeremy Warren, Director of Plant Health

Dark Heart Nursery Interview With Dr. Jeremy Warren, Director of Plant Health

Marc Eden interviews Dr. Jeremy Warren, Director of Plant Health at Dark Heart Nursery in California, about Hop Latent Viroid and the negative impact it has had on cannabis cultivation over the past 6+ years. Dr. Jeremy also discusses what working at Dark Heart...

IPM Cannabis Scientist Takes On Cannabis Bro-Science | Interview w/ Matthew Gates

IPM Cannabis Scientist Takes On Cannabis Bro-Science | Interview w/ Matthew Gates

Marc Eden interviews California’s Matthew Gates, an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist who runs his own IPM consultancy and serves on the board of the Cannabis Horticultural Association. If anyone knows about the ever-expanding world cannabis, pests and...

Q & A with a Cannabis Scientist, Geneticist and Educator | Interview with Dr. Anna Schwabe

Q & A with a Cannabis Scientist, Geneticist and Educator | Interview with Dr. Anna Schwabe

Marc Eden interviews Colorado’s Dr. Anna Schwabe, cannabis scientist, geneticist, and educator. Get ready to meet Dr. Anna Schwabe and learn about her background, cannabis research, and tap into some cannabis science and controversy. In this episode, some of the...

Launching An Organic Dry Powder Fertilizer Product in the USA | Interview with Tony Sarah, Inventor

Launching An Organic Dry Powder Fertilizer Product in the USA | Interview with Tony Sarah, Inventor

Marc Eden interviews fertilizer inventor Tony Sarah of Earth’s Original Organics, and unearths his magic to reveal the wisdom that has gone into his life’s work, Tony’s Magic Mix + Tony’s Magic Flower. Born and raised in Arizona, Tony’s experience in gardening,...

State of 2021 Cannabis in California | Interview with Industry Pioneer Lauren Vázquez, Esq.

State of 2021 Cannabis in California | Interview with Industry Pioneer Lauren Vázquez, Esq.

Marc Eden interviews California’s Lauren Vázquez, “The Fired Up Lawyer,” who has served as a Senior Advisor and Statewide Organizer for California’s Prop 64 campaign and has been practicing cannabis business law since 2009. Come take a dive into 2021 cannabis in...

A New Home Grower On Growing Cannabis For The First Time During 2020 Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Pandemic

A New Home Grower On Growing Cannabis For The First Time During 2020 Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Pandemic

Marc Eden interviews your average Joe, named Joe, to get their take on growing cannabis indoors for the first time during the 2020 Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. Yes, more people are growing cannabis at home than ever before. Yes, more people started growing...

From Cheese to Cannabis – PCO Air Sanitization Technology | Interview w/ Dave Heffner, AiroClean420

From Cheese to Cannabis – PCO Air Sanitization Technology | Interview w/ Dave Heffner, AiroClean420

Marc Eden interviews AiroClean420’s Dave Heffner about his experience with photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) technology which is proven to eliminate airborne powdery mildew — in cannabis grows, as well as in cheese making. For the past several years, Dave Heffner has...

Trustworthy Seed Banks

Trustworthy Seed Banks

If you're shopping for a reputable seed bank in the USA, Green Carpet Growing has the list you need. If you want quality cannabis seed genetics, don't trust flashy websites with generic information. Instead, look for authentic breeders who are well known in the...

Plant People

Plant People

Cannabis growers become "plant people" and vice versa.  Cannabis growing people are very much "plant people." Many new cannabis growers come from the "plant people" world, but on the flip side, first time cannabis growers with no gardening experience often...

What is CBN?

What is CBN?

The spotlight on CBN oil in the news is growing this 2020. Everyone wants to know what CBN is. Why? People are focused on the cannabinoind CBN to be used as a sleep aide. However, the jury is still out on many CBN related issues, such as whether CBN is...

CBS8 Features Green Carpet Growing | Aired 12/4/2019 & 12/5/2019

CBS8 Features Green Carpet Growing | Aired 12/4/2019 & 12/5/2019

In case you didn't see it, CBS8 featured Green Carpet Growing on the nightly news on 12/4/2019 and morning news on 12/5/2019. Journalist Tim Blodgett attended a Green Carpet Growing grow class and put a normalizing spin on it. Special thanks to Dark Heart Nursery for...

CBD Products for Sex

CBD Products for Sex

Want to improve your sexual intimacy with CBD products? Want to give the gift of CBD products for sex with your friends and lovers? You aren't alone. Look no further, we've got the scoop on CBD Oil, CBD lube, CBD arousal oil and other cannabis-derived sex...

CBD Video: CBD and Pain

CBD Video: CBD and Pain

Learn about CBD and pain with the Medical Director at the Center For Medical Cannabis Education, Dr. Jamie Corroon. He discusses how the endocannabinoid system is involved in the processing of pain signals. If you have been wondering how the body works...

Home Grower Interview with Former Student who got their Cultivation License in San Diego

Home Grower Interview with Former Student who got their Cultivation License in San Diego

Green Carpet Growing Show:   E 1: Marc interviews home-grower Chris, Green Carpet Growing alumni, who has recently gotten their grow license in San Diego, and runs a non-profit cooperative.  This interview is great because it proves that anyone can...

How many plants can I grow in San Diego under Prop 215 grow laws?

How many plants can I grow in San Diego under Prop 215 grow laws?

    Home Grower Question: How many plants can I grow in San Diego under Prop 215 grow laws? Answer: Proposition 215 text states that "medical marijuana patients" are to have no more than 8 ounces of dried cannabis flower or cultivate "6 mature...