So, you want to start your own organic grow room? You have done your research, bought all the tools you will need. And now, ready to execute.
But, you wanted to check for the last time the important pointers to watch out for, here in this blog post, we will be providing you with tips for growing eco-friendly cannabis.
Nurture Your Soil
The journey to producing a high-quality cannabis starts with choosing the right soil. How do you know if a soil sample is right for growing your cannabis? First, take a sample to your local soil lab, the result will furnish you with data about the physical and chemical compositions of the soil.
Tweak Your Feeding Regimen
The nutritional needs of cannabis plant is dependent on their strain, size, and development stage hence the need to match fertilizing with the plant’s needs. Understanding the processes that are involved in the availability of organic nutrients to the plant, and adapting your feeding regimen accordingly will take time but the results are well worth the effort.
Just as the fertilizer needs of the plant varies so is its water needs changes with the changing seasons and as it grows. The availability of adequate water supply ensures that the crops don’t have to strive too much to absorb water. When newly transplanted, water frequently and shallowly to allow the plant settle in. However, after a while when the plants are established, decrease frequency and increase the amount of watering.
Maintain an Optimal Climate
Cannabis plants thrive well in a well-controlled climatic environment. Avoid excessive heat, cold, humidity or dryness. The humidity of the Growroom should be under 90 percent with constant fresh air circulation. This helps to avoid the deadly powdery mildew.
Keep It Clean
This is a no-brainer, keep your Growroom clean, not just to avoid infesting the crops with diseases and pest but to maintain a clean environment. After each harvest, conduct a thorough deep-clean to disrupt any cycle of insects or pathogens. However, the best practice is to design your growroom with sanitation at heart; this will ensure that it’s easier to clean up after working there.
Become an Expert
Gaining a deep knowledge of the type of strain you are planting will go a long way to help you identify issues before the become major. Understanding the characteristics of your strain under different conditions will help you catch early signs of abnormality and for you to take action.
Practice Integrated Pest Management
Integrated pest management involves gaining an understanding of the relationship between plants, pests, and pathogens to prevent the infestation of plants. While working in your Growroom, you may chance upon pests, first identify what kind it is, then use an appropriate organic pesticide to control the spread. Ensure you read and understand the instructions before using any product.
Take Detailed Notes
To keep track of your actions and activities, it is necessary to keep notes. The notes will help you study what you did and maybe improve where needs to be improved on. Detailed records can make it easier for you to track back on the last activities you carried out in case of any problem.
Alright, there you have the tips, which one is your favorite? Which one are you not incorporating yet in your farm? Share your thoughts with us.