Growers Network Staff

July 12, 2017 20 min read
July 12, 2017
20 min read

VPD for Cannabis Cultivation

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In this Growers Spotlight, we interview Chris Vaughn, grower at Higher Minds Horticulture. Chris operates an indoor grow near Eugene, Oregon. He has a degree in Biochemistry and Biology, and has been growing cannabis both privately and commercially for over 15 years. He prefers to grow organic cannabis.

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Why all the fuss about VPD?

You can be the greatest grower in the world, but without getting VPD to where it needs to be, you’ll never grow the best plants.Chris Vaughn

Great Techniques with VPD

The Equipment You Need

The Science Behind It All

VPD is typically the last thing growers get to learn after they’ve mastered everything else. They should already have a good handle on the basics of growing before attempting it.Chris Vaughn

About Chris Vaughn and Higher Minds Horticulture

It's hard work; you will smile, you will hurt. Sometimes you will cry.Chris Vaughn
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About the Author

Hunter Wilson is a community builder with Growers Network. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 with a Masters in Teaching and in 2007 with a Bachelors in Biology.