Growing Cannabis outdoors, guerilla-style or not, takes a bit of practice and mileage to get that green-thumb of yours. In this Ultimate article, we will present you with the best tips and tricks on how to grow cannabis outdoor. You should read it if you are just starting your grow journey or even you have already experienced grower and you planted 100+ cannabis plants. We are sure you going to find something worth reading down below.
The first step to growing cannabis isn’t just to place the seeds into the soil but to germinate them. Germination, also known as the “popping”, is a process where a new plant starts to grow from the seed. So, without further ado, find out how to germinate cannabis seeds.
When I started growing my first plants I stumbled upon a problem pretty fast. Germinating the seeds was going okay, but after planting, sprouts in a shitty soil resulted in shitty results, as my sprouts died or dried up. I was furious not seeing even one little seedling and I did not have the slightest clue what I was doing wrong. Also, I did not have a clue about what could be the best soil for them.
I took some seeds, threw it in the pot with some soil and waited for a couple of days. And there they were… my cannabis seedlings. They were beautiful but soon bad things started to happen. Some of my cannabis babies started to dry out and some stretched about 10 cm high. Ones that stretched leaned toward the ground a bit. I did not know what was happening to my cannabis seedlings. I was confused and frustrated.
Cannabis trees must be planted properly to ensure good plant growth, leading to rich crops and big yields. The process described below applies primarily cannabis but the principles of planting remain the same for other species too. For planting, we need quality seedlings, organic fertilizer, suitable tools (good shovel will do just fine). And you are set. If you want to go that extra mile you can hang a net around your plants to keep her little bit more safe with a vulture-net.
If you are determined to grow happy and healthy marijuana plants, you probably have already been thinking about how to fertilize your soil. Fertilizers of some sort (whether organic or otherwise) are very important to make sure your plants are receiving all the nutrients they need.
Do you have cannabis problems and you think its some kind of deficiency? Did everything went perfect, but now when plants started to flower, they don’t produce buds at all. Or it did not go well from the beginning? Everyone has a problem during their growing season. If you are growing outdoors then you probably will have more problems then the ones growing indoors under the optimal environment. But don’t let that get you down.
The cannabis plant is not demanding for cultivation, it withstands modest conditions for the habitat, has few natural enemies, grows quickly and with a large yield. However, we cannot say that he has no enemy. And even these few enemies can make big problems. Let’s take a look at what are the most common natural enemies of cannabis.
Did you ask yourself when does the cannabis plants start to produce buds? Or what is the thing that turns this feature on cannabis? These thoughts are on my mind when I am high. These among many other high thoughts I got. So let’s dive deep into the theory behind why plant starts producing buds and what that means for the whole plant life cycle.
When it comes to growing this interesting plant, harvesting cannabis is often the most exciting time. All our efforts are thus paying off for us the moment we decide to harvest. As everything revolves around the harvest, it is important to understand what is happening at the chemical level with cannabis plants. What should we consider when harvesting, to ensure the best crop? When do we need to harvest cannabis exactly?
After you harvest your buds, your job is still not done. It’s time to dry and later cure your weed. By doing so, we reduce the moisture inside the buds, break down chlorophyll, increase the potency of our buds and improve their smell and most importantly, taste. Therefore knowing how to dry weed is extremely important and we’re going to explain to you how to do it step by step.
Do you have a problem when drying cannabis buds and they smell like hay or they don’t have a smell at all? I know the buds are still smokable, but I also know you got to miss that skunky fruity smell that just makes you want to eat the bud. Don’t worry lots of people have this kind of problem.
Next to the curing, knowing how to store weed is essential if we want to keep our weed fresh and still feel its effects after a longer period of time. Therefore, we present to you 5 tips on how to keep weed fresh.
I know it is hard when you are starting with growing cannabis outdoors. Maybe you have the desire to plant in your backyard or maybe you are going full guerilla (because of the laws, or just the thrills idk). And you don’t know what to do. You feel helpless and blue. You just want to get your green thumb in growing cannabis.
I hope this grow guide will help you make a better grower and that you will spread knowledge within your friend circle. Knowledge is for sharing! If you have any more questions about outdoor growing please start a topic at our Outdoor marijuana growing section of the forums.