Growing weed, especially for first time growers, can be a little intimidating because you have no idea where to start. The internet is full of elaborate and detailed tutorials on how to grow weed both indoors and outdoors, and while they are indeed helpful, some beginners may also find them to be a bit complicated. However, things will become different once you have successfully grown your very first batch of weed.

Many newbies tend to worry so much about trivial things that they often end up forgetting the fundamentals of weed growing. If you don’t want to make this mistake, then continue reading this article because we are going to highlight some of the most important things that all novice growers should know.

Growing Cannabis Doesn’t Necessarily Have to be Difficult  

A lot of people want to feel like they accomplished something major after successfully growing weed. Yes, it is a very rewarding experience, but truth be told, if you need a stash for medical or recreational use, then growing it can be pretty easy. Even if you’re doing something as simple as a hand-watered growing, it is still possible for you to end up with a healthy stash of buds from your first plant. And yes, this is possible even if you make a lot of errors.

You can learn a lot after each successful grow about what works best for you. Most people only need to grow 1 to 2 plants at a time to get a consistent supply of medical weed.

If you have the time to spare, then all you need is to spend a weekend to setup and 10 minutes of your time each day to care for your stash. You should also give a few hours of your time at the end of each successful grow so you can dry and cure the buds. This is all that needs to be done if you want a healthy stash of buds each harvest season. Pretty simple, right?

More Nutrients Does Not Always Mean More Buds

Growing Cannabis Doesn’t Necessarily Have to be Difficult

A lot of people want to feel like they accomplished something major after successfully growing weed. Yes, it is a very rewarding experience, but truth be told, if you need a stash for medical or recreational use, then growing it can be pretty easy. Even if you’re doing something as simple as a hand-watered growing, it is still possible for you to end up with a healthy stash of buds from your first plant. And yes, this is possible even if you make a lot of errors.

You can learn a lot after each successful grow about what works best for you. Most people only need to grow 1 to 2 plants at a time to get a consistent supply of medical weed.

If you have the time to spare, then all you need is to spend a weekend to setup and 10 minutes of your time each day to care for your stash. You should also give a few hours of your time at the end of each successful grow so you can dry and cure the buds. This is all that needs to be done if you want a healthy stash of buds each harvest season. Pretty simple, right?

More Nutrients Does Not Always Mean More Buds

Nutrients are necessary for a plant to grow, but having more nutrients does not necessarily mean that your weed will produce more buds. Beginners may often find themselves frantically thinking about what nutrients to use so they can get the best yields, but may fail to realize that giving your plants the basic nutrients should be more than enough. You don’t even to know much about nutrients if we’re being honest.

As a matter of fact, making sure that your plants are grown in the right environment will net you some pretty great results all while using just basic nutrients. You don’t even need to use an ounce of special nutrients to get maximum results from your weed.

If you’re new to cannabis growing, always remember that less is more when it comes to using nutrients. Going overboard with your supplements and nutrients won’t make the buds grow faster. It will only end up burning leaf tips, so be careful.

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Light is Perhaps the Most Important Part of Raising Cannabis

 

Anyone who wants to get the biggest indoor yields from their stash should have a really good light setup in their grow space. Light, whether it’s artificial or natural, is probably the most important part of growing cannabis. Plants turn the energy produced by light into sugars which they then convert into food to sustain themselves.

The Type of Strain Used Can Make a Difference with Results

It is usually worth it when you choose a particular strain that can give you what you need. Being able to choose the kind of strain you want to grow will give you more leverage and control over the final outcome. With that being said, it is worth pointing out that some of the best quality buds were grown using mystery seeds.

If you’re a first timer who has plenty of space to grow your plants and aren’t exactly banking your whole grow on it, then you may want consider experimenting with mystery seeds as it can actually be a fun thing to do. However, if you are really serious about growing your own stash, you might want to avoid waiting for several months on top of paying your power bill during that time. There is also the added possibility of you getting buds of subpar quality during harvest time.

Mystery seeds also have an unpredictable nature, so if you want to make sure that you get a good harvest, then you should invest in quality seeds from a trusted breeder. This is because plants that have superior genetics are more resistant to disease and pests, produce more buds, and often have better yields.

Take Every Piece of Advice from Experienced Growers with a Grain of Salt

Getting advice from veteran cannabis growers will help save you the time of having to learn everything from scratch. Many growers have plenty of advice to share with regards to growing cannabis and the types of seeds to use,. However, even the most well-meaning of these experienced growers may sometimes give advice based on their own personal grow style, and there’s a chance that it might not work for your particular situation.

If you suspect that the advice given to you doesn’t seem right, then it is best to follow your gut and do some research on your own. Remember that you are the only one who knows your plants better than anybody.

For the first time growers out there, we hope that this article has shed a bit of light on some of the important things you need to know when growing cannabis. Now go out there and start growing your supply!