How to Grow Weed
Why produce your own marijuana?
Higher quality cannabis, consistent supply, it’s cheaper. In about 4 months you're ready. Anyone can do it.
To grow marijuana is actually fairly simple and straightforward when you have the right information. Terms like THC, CBD, female plants among others explained.
You can successfully grow cannabis plants, e.g. in a grow tent. No grow room? Then outdoor growing is an excellent choice.
When you think about grow mediums you might think of soil. While this is great, a hydroponic system is also an option.
Pick the perfect light
Outdoor growing requires only sunlight and marijuana seeds planted in the spring. For indoor growing you need artificial lights like high pressure sodium, metal halide or led grow lights.
Nutrients & pH level
Nutrients are often the scary subject for new growers because gauging the plant’s health is still new to them. My tip: buy a nutrient solution made specifically for cannabis.
Let's get started!
Most growers germinate seeds in a starter cube or seedling plug. Some growers use the wet paper towel trick, others just simply plant their cannabis seeds into the medium.
Both photoperiods and autoflowering will thrive under a full 24 hours. The Marijuana Horticulture Bible (pg. 38) states that this is the best light schedule for vegetative growth.
There is nothing quite like seeing the colas form and engorge the first time you grow. Hell, I still get absurdly excited and giddy with joy every time.
Time to harvest
It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for unless that moment is getting high, we aren’t quite there yet.
Alright, put on your best music playlist because it’s time for the most monotonous part of growing cannabis. Trimming, Drying and Curing
Learn more about things like temperature, humidity or air circulation. What to do about smell and how to stealth grow? What to do when your marijuana plant is too tall. And all about how to schedule your nutrient feeding process.
I’ve mentioned how certain nutrient deficiencies and other issues present themselves in cannabis plants throughout the guide, but let’s put them all in one place.
I want to leave you with one of my favorite growing stories. Bottom line is that safety is always important.