Experience: 7 Years Grow Space: 7 ft x 12 ft Flower room & 5 ft x 12 ft Nursery room Lighting: HLG 260 LED, Cree 4 Cob, & T8 Growing Medium: Personal organic soil mix Nutrients: Organic amendments mixed in soil and foliar feed with aloe, fulvic, and coconut water.
Why are you passionate about growing your own herbs?
"I was given a clone by a co-worker and grew it outdoor. It was pretty much on from then on. Now I'm indoor, due to laws in my area, but it all started from that clone."
Were there any obstacles that you had to overcome?
"I'm legally blind, so scouting for bugs and checking trichrome ripeness is the most difficult for me. But, I have a grow partner (best friend) who picks up my slack on that. Also, I have a hard time with waiting for the buds to be done because I get so excited to smoke new flavors, and my partner helps save me from myself on harvesting plants too early! Hahaha"
What makes growing rewarding?
"Getting to smoke the buds that you have put 4 plus months of worry, sweat, and love into. Also, trying new strains that you grow from seeds and experiencing new flavors, smells, and highs. There's nothing better than finding something out of the ordinary. "
Favorite strain to cultivate?
"This is a hard one, but right now it's the cookies and cream that we grew on our last run and are currently growing. The flavor is amazing, smoke is smooth, grows great, and the high hits hard."
What growing tips do you have for the aspiring seedlings out there?
"Research as much as you can about growing. Go organic, since we switched over it has never been, cheaper, easier, and flavorful! Also, if you have set backs, don't let them discourage or stop you, everybody has them, they are plants so things aren't perfect, just have fun and enjoy the process and learn from each run. Don't be afraid to grow your own!"
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Growing Stories with Cali.rooted was last modified: March 20th, 2019 by Plant with Benefits