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Learn to grow weed

At the end of the day, you want to grow a strain you like. A single plant can yield between a half-pound and a full pound of dried buds, depending on how big your plants get, so you’ll have a lot of it come harvest time.

The best way to get quality buds and big yields is to grow strong, healthy plants. Here’s a quick rundown of the most important things you need to know about growing weed:

Because the plant was illegal for so long, a lot of grow info has been passed down by word of mouth. There are many myths and traditions about growing weed, so it can be hard to sort good, sound advice from hearsay. Also, because it was illegal, there’s ample information on indoor growing and how to get the most out of a small space by maximizing harvests and training plants.

Growing outdoors is the cheapest and easiest way to grow, because you can utilize the power of the sun and other natural resources, but you need the proper space to do it, and the space needs to be able to get ample sunlight throughout the growing season. Often, you can let plants grow large and get big yields with more space outdoors.

Indoor vs. outdoor marijuana growing

Note that “mature” plants are those in the flowering stage, when plants begin to produce buds; “immature” plants are those in the vegetative stage, before they produce buds. A “household” is defined as two or more people living at a single residence.

Below are all the topics covered in our growing guide. That is followed by a list of where it’s legal to homegrow in the US and a quick overview of the growing process.

Enjoy, have fun, and learn a tip or two—growing weed is therapeutic and relaxing, and there’s nothing better than smoking weed you’ve grown yourself.

What does a marijuana plant need to survive and thrive?

You might be surprised which states don’t allow homegrowing—only five medical states and one medical territory allow homegrowing at all, and some adult-use states require a medical card.

Whether indoors or outdoors, growing marijuana is fun and rewarding, but it can also be challenging and takes a certain amount of patience, time, and money. We’ll walk you through all the steps of growing, from preparation, to seed germination, plant growth, and harvesting, as well as best practices and how to troubleshoot common problems.

Learn to grow weed

Financially, it can make a massive difference to the pockets of thousands of people, not to mention the added security of having full control over what you are consuming.

Pros of growing your own cannabis:

Remember, it’s not just about the destination, although a airtight jar full of skunk is wonderful, make sure to enjoy the process along the way, to appreciate the plant for the living beauty it is.

Physical Books by Published Cultivators

DJ Short has a thoughtful, caring approach to gardening, and offers advice on how to maximize flavor and quality with minimal environmental impact, rather than focusing primarily on potency and yield as many grow guides do.

Green Carpet Growing’s grow book, grow video, grow classes, and grow coaching help you grow cannabis at home successfully from the beginning. Learn how to grow high quality cannabis from the start with us.

Grow Class Sections:

“My experience in the Green Carpet Growing class changed my whole perspective on home growing. I was inspired by marks adaptive techniques which led to me completely reorganizing my grow space.”
-John

“Attended a class today. Very much appreciate the way I was welcomed, the spirit of learning and respect for the plants. Enjoyed engaging with the teachers, my fellow classmates, and the plants.”
-Robert