The amount of cannabis plants an adult can legally cultivate at home in Canada is four. They may also legally purchase cannabis seeds from licensed provincial cannabis retailers. If you are interested in Start Growing Your Own Cannabis, you can find many helpful online and offline resources. Although your homegrown buds will not be as good as those purchased from a local shop, you can think of such buds are your earth-to-table experience.
What Type Of Seeds Are Best For A Beginner?
It will help if you research the genetics of seeds. While some seeds are more adaptive to colder temperatures, others grow well in hot and humid conditions. Indica-dominant varieties are more adaptive to colder temperatures than Sativa-dominant ones are more tolerant of heat and humidity. If interested, you can learn more here about growing cannabis organically at your home.
How To Begin?
To plant the seeds, you will need a container similar to a Solo cup. Fill it with good soil and prepare a hole about an inch deep. Then, place the seed inside and cover it with soil. If you keep the seed moist, warm, and in an area that isn’t too cold, it should start sprouting in just a few days. It won’t grow if it doesn’t sprout within 7-10 days; you can repeat the process. Don’t get discouraged, as cannabis seed varieties don’t breed true. If you plant 100 seeds, you will get 100 slightly different plants.
What To Do Once It Starts Sprouting?
It is best to take care of it as a tropical plant. Do not let it get too wet, and it shouldn’t be too dry either. It isn’t easy to have a fixed care plan for every plant as each plant has different needs such as different pot sizes and soil, etc. Stick your finger in the soil. If you stick down a little and feel wet, then refrain from watering the seed. However, if you feel dry or notice that the soil color has changed, you might have to water it. You can fertilize it if you want. There are many organic fertilizers to choose from. However, a time-release fertilizer is the best option.
When Is The Best Time To Transplant The Plant Into A Bigger Pot?:
If your plant reaches a certain size, you’ll need to move it to a bigger container. However, make sure that the container is equipped with drainage holes. The best way to check if its time to transplant to a bigger pot is to pull the plant out of the current pot gently. If ready, then the roots should be holding the soil together. There should be a few roots at the soil’s border. Cannabis plants require plenty of sunlight. When choosing a location for a cannabis plant, don’t forget that it needs at least five hours of direct and indirect sunlight each day. To track the progress of your plants, keep a growth journal. You can look back at your plants’ growth and learn from them. It will help you increase the harvest next time.
How Do I Harvest My Plant?
After flowering, cannabis plants are usually harvested between 56 and 75 days. Depending on the flower density and drying conditions, buds can be dried for 5-15 days.
Why Should I Grow Cannabis Organically?
No matter how you consume them, organic cannabis products are safer. Synthetic products can leave residues that are difficult to remove from the plants. You are allowing synthetic chemicals to enter your body by eating cannabis that isn’t organic.
Cannabis is well-known for its ability to draw toxic substances from the soil, making it a greater threat to humans. You can grow healthy plants without using chemicals. There are many ways to achieve this, including organic fertilizers, adding companion plants that repel pests, etc. Organically growing plants can improve the flavor profile and increase the production of flavonoids and terpenes. Organic gardening means better soil quality and reduces the chance of soil erosion due to tilling. Organic gardening can also help minimize the environmental impact of synthetic fertilizers by protecting the soil’s health.