"To get good results it takes staying on top of these things," Kerr said.
"It can be a bit of an investment. But it's certainly cheaper than purchasing it at the store — if you're smoking or consuming in any quantity."
"It's not just something you can put outside and then in six months have bud," Kerr said. "You're going to want to tend to them almost as much as you tend to them indoors."
"Soil is more forgiving," said Harnden.
5. Poor PH levels
Kerr said more expensive lights give higher wattage which will be needed for the plant's vegetative growth stage and flowering stage.
"In order to ensure customers have a legal source for cannabis seed, P.E.I. Cannabis intend to increase the variety of seeds in stock as supply becomes available."
A visit to the agency's site shows it has only two varieties of indica seeds for sale. A package of four seeds costs $52.99 — that's more than $13 per seed, plus tax.
1. Going hydroponic
Fan leaves need to be removed — those are larger leaves that don't have a bud site at the node, he said, that are just used for the plant to provide photosynthesis. Once the plant begins to shadow those lower leaves, they can be removed.
You will want to get rid of the male plants Kerr said — only the females produce the buds you want. You do not need the male plants for this.
Check out Johanna’s full video series on how to grow weed on Leafly’s YouTube .
What’s wrong with my weed plant?
Inspect under fan leaves, as that’s where some bugs live—such as spider mites—and check where the stalk comes out of the soil, as some bugs live there too—in particular, root aphids.
Too many nutrients
This is a bad idea and will quickly lead to nutrient lockout or other nutrient deficiencies. Nutrient lockout occurs when a weed plant can’t take in any more nutrients.