Cannabis has been around for thousands of years, but it is only now that more people are looking towards cannabis for its potential therapeutic and calming effects. Increased global awareness and cannabis education have created an influx of home growers. More people are looking to cultivate in the comfort of their homes, relying less on dispensaries and coffeeshops.
One of the most important things to know when cultivating, or consuming cannabis, is the difference between the most known cannabinoids, THC and CBD. THC will give the user a psychotropic cerebral high or body stone, whereas CBD will not have an intoxicating effect and can potentially counter the effects of THC.
When cultivating cannabis, new growers have three options: regular, feminized, and autoflowering.
- Regular seeds can produce both male and female plants and are unsuitable for beginner growers because of the need to separate males from the garden.
- Just like regular seeds, feminized seeds are photoperiod and require the grower to change the lighting schedule. Outside, this will happen as the hours of daylight begin to draw thin draw up to autumn.
- Autoflowering varieties are easier to grow due to their…