A 45-year-old man caught cultivating cannabis at his home in Kanturk has been jailed for one year as the sentencing judge said he was not going to sanction the man’s belief that cannabis was a useful medication for him.
The farming and selling of marijuana was barred under legislation which dates back to the 1990s but contradictory court decisions since then have generated uncertainty around the law.
Adequate lighting, proper ventilation, a good substrate and a balanced feeding regime are key aspects to growing great cannabis.
The last point is probably one of the hardest to deal with, as it involves assessing the needs of the plants by just looking at them, and this, however necessary for proper plant development, often takes an expert eye.
Read on to find out how to identify at a glance the main nutrient deficiencies and excesses that can affect cannabis plants.
Many self-sufficient growers prefer to grow their stash of recreational or medical pot indoors. It allows a controlled environment, a wide choice of varieties and a reasonably predictable way of producing your pot but an increasing number of indoor growers are finding that growing a few outdoor plants can be just as much fun. With the right planning it can be a great way to get a top quality autumn harvest but for those that have never grown outdoors before there are a few things to consider.
Its the dream of all cannabis lovers: having as much great quality cannabis as you care to smoke and all for free. The good news is that this is easy to achieve with a small amount of planning. Lots of people find that growing their own cannabis outdoors is surprisingly easy. It requires no special skills, just a pair of walking boots and an appetite for a mini adventure.
As we head into the heart of wildfire season (August-September), growers in California are on high alert after the disastrous wildfires of 2015, 2017, and 2018.
Hopefully by now you are looking at your chosen strains and they are big and healthy and well on their way to filling up most of your available grow-room floor space by utilizing all the lights you have. You should have also done your lower branch pruning about a week before now so your plants have had time to recover and are bursting with energy from the top growth (I bet you are dreaming of the glistening trichomes you will be looking at in the future).
With roots spreading throughout the earth’s soil, with rain to hydrate your plants, and natural sunlight providing all the nutrients your cannabis can possibly need
Just take it easy. Never forget to enjoy growing, and try to create an enjoyable hobby from your work.
We recommend safekeeping her sugar leaves for the delicious resin on them can be used to make incredible concentrates.