Alan Ray

Alan Ray has written five books and is a New York Times bestselling author. Additionally, he is a multi-award winning songwriter with awards from BMI and ASCAP. Alan lives in Tennessee with his wife and two dogs: a South African Boerboel and a Pomeranian/Wolverine mix.

Articles by Alan Ray


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If you’re going to start growing produce and flower indoors, keep one thing in mind: cleanliness is next to holiness. Alan Ray details some...

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You’re already prepping your garden for harvest as soon as you start it in the spring. The goal, after all, is to produce the healthiest...

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Haze Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Haze Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Haze Cut & Dried Strain Review: Purple Haze


Though he wasn’t singing about this strain, we’re pretty sure Jimi wouldn’t have minded the popular connection between his song and the...

Dry vs. Dried Out: How to Keep Your Buds Fresh Dry vs. Dried Out: How to Keep Your Buds Fresh Dry vs. Dried Out: How to Keep Your Buds Fresh Dry vs. Dried Out: How to Keep Your Buds Fresh


You put a lot of work into growing your plants and harvested them at just the right time. Now, the next challenge is keeping your buds...

Can Cannabis Use Improve Night Vision? Can Cannabis Use Improve Night Vision? Can Cannabis Use Improve Night Vision? Can Cannabis Use Improve Night Vision?


Adding to the long list of medical uses for cannabis, a new Canadian study has confirmed the beneficial effects of cannabinoids on the...

5 Ways to Stash Your Stash: Cannabis Storage Solutions 5 Ways to Stash Your Stash: Cannabis Storage Solutions 5 Ways to Stash Your Stash: Cannabis Storage Solutions 5 Ways to Stash Your Stash: Cannabis Storage Solutions


With more people subscribing to the use of medical marijuana, keeping it safe and fresh within the home is becoming more important.

Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush Cut & Dried Strain Review: Afghan Kush


An indica to its core, Afghan Kush produces a stress-relieving and meditative body high.

Marijuana and Alzheimer’s: Good News for Consumers Marijuana and Alzheimer’s: Good News for Consumers Marijuana and Alzheimer’s: Good News for Consumers Marijuana and Alzheimer’s: Good News for Consumers


Studies taking place at the Scripps Research Institute show that cannabis consumption could potentially play a big part in the prevention...

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