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You've probably thought about growing cannabis but decided against it because of the amount of work involved. Growing cannabis is not an easy task but it is not the most complicated thing you will ever do, I promise you that.

Growing your own is more popular now than it has been in a long time. For the novice grower, it seems, everyone they speak to claims to be an expert and that itself can be daunting.

I am is not claiming to be an expert, I am just a green-fingered geezer sharing his educational journey, a man who dreamt about growing his favourite strain. Moreover, I am a man who wants you to dream your own cannabis growing dream.

On the face of it there is a lot to take in, but don't let that put you off growing. You just need to approach this the same way your plant will grow; slowly and at one day at a time.

With that in mind, I have put together a few tips that some growers might not consider when growing for the first time.


Most growers will tell you that the plant's access to light is the single most important thing when it comes to growing. That is a sensible assumption on the first inspection, Kenny, on the other hand, says darkness is the most important thing to take into account when growing.

The only light you want your plants to reach for is the light coming from your lamps. If you get the sunshine glaring where it should not, the plants will get stressed and the unwanted light will potentially ruin the crop.


I shit you not when Kenny is tending to his plants, he's doing it without his pants. To reduce the risk of bugs gaining access to your grow, take off your clothes. It might sound extreme, but unless you want to start sterilizing the grow room along with everything else you touch; going nude when looking after your plants might be the answer.


Good ventilation is essential for two reasons. The first reason, your room will get steamy if it is not well ventilated. Steamed windows is a real give away sign that you are growing cannabis. The number one reason growers get caught is someone reporting them to the authorities. Keep your room well ventilated and what your nosey neighbours don't know they cant report.

The second reason for good ventilation is that your plants will need plenty of fresh air while growing. Just like they would if grown outside in the garden, your plants will appreciate a gentle fresh airflow blowing through the grow room.

Once you've taken that on board, you have a small decision to make about which growing equipment to use. Along with the all-important choice of genetics you will choose to grow. You may not want to start with growing your ultimate favourite. Unless it is a stable plant that is forgiving to the novice.

I recommend finding a seed bank with a good reputation and many years of experience. Remember though, if it is seeds you need, I know a guy who has lots of them.

Until the next time... Happy gardening

2 years ago