With the explosion of cannabis legalization across the country, many people are choosing to grow their own plants. After all, why pay someone a premium when you can grow exactly the kind of plant you want yourself – in the privacy of your own home? Read on to weigh the pluses and minuses of becoming your own amateur herbalist, and learn the best way to grow cannabis at home
This simple video lays out the key things aspiring growers need to consider before starting.
To help make sure that your first grow is a success, a few tips offered here will come in handy.
Keys to a successful cannabis crop batch”
Start by choosing how you want to grow your plants: soil or soilless. Growing your plants in potting soil will give you more room for error, which makes it ideal for first-time growers.
This handy video shows the time-lapse differences between soil grows and soil-less grows.
Basically, you need to choose the correct soil for your strain and create an optimal growing space, which can really be any space with enough room for your plants, grow lights, exhaust fans, and filtered air inlets.
With all of the proper measures in place, you’re then going to want to make sure your plants receive necessary nutrients, which include Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, and just enough water to not oversaturate the plant.
We’ve collected three different videos, depending on your level of experience:
23 million viewers have turned to the YouTube channel Seed to Stoned for growing advice. This particular video is packed full of all the equipment and supplies needed to grow cannabis at home. While it’s called a “Beginner’s Guide,” it does require lots of material.
The Grow Sisters have been teaching people how to grow and respect cannabis for many years. When California passed a law allowing people to grow up to six plants at home, they were first with a video showing you exactly how to do it–indoors!
Sister, Grow Your Own! Vegetive State and Cannabis Grow Lights Consideration By Grow Sisters
If you don’t have the time or resources to try the Beginner’s Guide video, try this simpler Balcony Grow method. This YouTuber simply grew his plant in front of a window and outside on his balcony. This video takes us through the first few weeks of the plant’s life cycle. This really is the best way to grow cannabis at home if you are on a budget!
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