Topic: Homegrown

Jackson County Pot Sales

Jackson County pot sales rocket to new heights

Sales of cannabis punched through the stratosphere in May, soaring 55% over last May and eclipsing April’s banner month in Jackson County, based on data from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. “I definitely think that we’ve had a lot of people who have come in kind of stressed out and need to relax,” said C.J. Butler, budtender at Emerald Triangle Dispensary in Medford. “Everybody seems to have been very inquisitive lately, looking for a way to chill out.” Butler said many customers have expressed interest in the health benefits of cannabis, particularly focusing on edibles. Many customers are looking for

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Backyard Voodoo

When Scott Meadows was growing up in Medford, he liked to watch his grandfather graft peach and pear trees for Harry and David. His grandpa showed him the age-old propagation method that involves joining a branch from one plant, called a scion, to the rootstock of another plant in the same family. The hardy rootstock allows the scion to mature into a more robust plant that produces fruit identical to the scion’s parent. Grafting is often used for propagating fruit trees and rose bushes that don’t grow true to type from seed. In recent years, it’s become trendy to create

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