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Outdoor Cannabis Growers Guide
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About the Authors
We have been outdoor growers since 1980 and have had relatively small yearly harvests every year since l983. We have grown Indica and Sativa strains and also hybrids (mixing the two together). Our horticulture has taken place largely in fields in New York and New Jersey. The goal of this paper is to allow others to produce their own, and to reduce the amount of marijuana traded on the street. As more individuals become divorced from having to sell and purchase fine erb, then we as consumers will become self- sufficient and will also be able to minimize the risk of being caught. Unfortunately, the ignorant powers that be continue to persecute marijuana smokers for political reasons. We should take responsibility for our habits and grow for our own consumption thereby eliminating the “buy and sell game”. Although the marijuana trade is not known for attracting ruthless people, it none the less is a “black market” activity that many wish to avoid.
Some people may read this paper with the hope that they can grow acres of reefer that will bring them riches. Unfortunately the gold rush as it pertains to weed has come and gone. The police confiscate patches of pot annually through the use of aerial infrared photography, and large plots are spotted much more frequently than small plots. This guide is not designed to be the erb growers bible, but to provide easy steps on how to cultivate small amounts of marijuana for personal consumption. There are people who know more about growing weed than we do, but the marijuana growing literature still lacks a brief explanation of how to produce outdoor kind bud in easy steps. Our hope is that this paper can serve that purpose.
We want to thank the many people who helped us acquire skill in this realm (our assumption is that they want to remain anonymous). Any error or omission is our doing and we take full responsibility.
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Table of Contents
Acquiring Good Seeds
Finding a Site
Making a Trail
The Mechanics of Growing
a. Preparing the Soil
d. Removing Males
e. The Fungus
f. Emergency Visits
When to Harvest
HOW TO GROW MARIJUANA OUTDOORS
Contrary to popular belief, marijuana grows well in many place on the North American continent. It will flourish even if the temperature does not raise above 75 degrees.
Its takes work but grow weed the correct way and the harvest will be splendid.
The marijuana plants do need a minimum of eight hours of sunlight per day and should be planted in late April/early May, BUT DEFINITELY, after the last frost of the year.
WELCOME – Cannabis Growing Guide
Welcome to WeedFarmer’s Cannabis Growing Guide!
There are few things in life as good as your own weed, grown by yourself at home out in the garden and indoors in pots…
Most people think of gardens as a seasonal, yearly project, but it is actually less time consuming and more rewarding to keep the garden going year round. If one were to attempt to grow year round, indoor gardening techniques will be needed at least during winter to keep the garden producing. You will have herb fresh at all times, there is no worry of mass storage thru the winter and spring, it requires less space, and once established, requires only minimal attention every week to keep it producing at optimal levels.
The best part of being a gardener is it connects you to the earth. It connects you with nature, and is spiritually enriching. Try giving your plants energy by beaming good thoughts and energy at them every time you visit them. I find this helps me as much as it helps them; my plants seem to respond to it favorably.
Growing Marijuana Outdoors
Tom, an American, is one of the most successful growers I have ever interviewed. His methods are extremely simple and easy. He is a smart, lazy man who pays attention to Mother Nature. Tom’s complete and simple understanding of plant growth makes him a very successful guerilla grower. These simple concepts are key to assimilating guerilla growing.
Wild marijuana plants are vigorous, aggressive, competitive weeds. Some varieties have a large root system which helps them survive moisture stress and poor soil. Plants spaced at least 10 feet apart will grow to a height of 3 – 5 feet in dry climates. Cannabis is a survivor. Given control of a growing area of 4 to 12 square feet, in poor soil, mature plants will grow to about 5 feet tall with a strong terminal main bud or cola. The yield is relatively heavy considering the amount of cultivation work. Add a little more effort during soil preparation and planting to grow several times more dope. Loosen the soil, amend it a little and throw in a handful of polymers*.
Cover the soil around the plant with a thick layer of natural mulch to attract condensed water and to keep soil moisture from evaporating. Just these simple measures may double the yield. *polymer crystals are small crystals that expand to about 15 times their size when moistened by water. They are added to soil to prolong time between watering.
Sensi Seeds Outdoor Mix
The 25 high-quality seeds in this assortment are a random mix of the five Indica varieties from the Sensi Seeds Outdoor collection – Early Girl, Early Skunk, Ruderalis Skunk, Ruderalis Indica and Guerrilla’s Gusto – all of which can be grown together with great success.
Growers with a good eye for Indica can often identify their favourite breeds soon after the onset of blooming, while first-time cultivators can hone their cannabis-senses and learn lots more through careful observation of the different plants and their subtle variations. The differences in form, flavours and flowering patterns will become more obvious as the outdoor season progresses.
This mix of Indica strains provides outdoor growers with a varied yet complementary range of plants for their garden. Starting a good number of seeds from the Outdoor Mix should result in examples of all five strains. The first signs of bud will be seen on the auto-flowering strains – Ruderalis Indica, then Ruderalis Skunk – which will go on to reach maturity earlier in the season. By the time the auto-flowering plants have been cut down, the other Indica-dominant plants should be in full bloom. Fast and beautiful Early Girl will be approaching harvest a few weeks later, followed by the hardy Guerrilla’s Gusto. As autumn creeps up on summer, the outstanding Early Skunk and will be at the peak of her resin and flower production, making her ready for harvest in October.
DOC CHRONIC LISTS THIS AS BOTH 10 SEEDS AND 20 SEEDS, MUST BE A TYPO BUT MAKE SURE BEFORE ORDERING.
Homegrown Fantaseeds Outdoor Mix:
Indoor / Outdoor
Stabilized nepali hash plant x Early White Grizzly
3-4 oz based on March 21st start
3-4 ft height
Bushy hash plant covered in crystal, very potent
Excellent for breeding purposes
Ideal for northern outdoor climates
Finishes Early! Aug. 21st – Sept. 15
Happy Outdoor Mix:
We always try to create new better strains for our growers and improve the quality of our existing seed strains basing on our customers comments. Those experiments produce 100% viable cannabis seeds but not always with exact properties as planned. Genetics you know its not an easy stuff to control – So we sell those little Frankensteins in the Happy Outdoor Mix for all of you to try out – This mix also contains leftovers meaning if we have a fresh harvest of White Widow seeds than we start selling the new seeds and put the old ones in the happy mix container.
Special happy offer…30 happy outdoor mix seeds for only 25.00 euro.
All orders which contains a pack of happy outdoor mix will get 20 extra happy outdoor mix seeds instead of the pack of freebies.
PLANT INFORMATION :
Quantity : 10 seeds
Type : – miscellaneous
Climate : – in- and outdoor
Yield : – miscellaneous
Height : – miscellaneous
|Flowering period : – miscellaneous
Harvest : – miscellaneous
Stoned or High : – miscellaneous
THC level : – miscellaneous
Grow Difficulty : – easy
Created from mostly original GodBud(Jordan of the Islands) genetics. Our selections were breed for 1 year in a very hot climate and was test grown indoors and outdoors. The best plants that thrived both indoors and outdoors in hot conditions were selected for breeding. Breed for hot climates like southern Spain and southern California.
Short bushy “pure” sativa producing massive buds. Great for guerilla growers. Skunky fruity/taste. Uppy sativa high. Begins flowering when it gets less then 14 hours of light so expect an early start and early finish. Tons of trimming needed with this strain but the large amount of buds easily makes it worth it.
A mix of early flowering specialties from Secret Valley Seed Company
Especially for the guerrilla grower, this strain was originally stabilised outdoors in New Zealand. She’s become something of a legend to the locals in the far-north; an average plant! Extreme mould resistance, and a great sativa smell and you have the perfect outdoor cropper, that with a little bending and stretching will do equally well if not better indoors.
Kiwi Seeds Outdoor Mix:
So for those of you who are lucky enough to live in a climate that allows it, Kiwiseeds offer the Outdoor Mix. 15 specially selected seeds from 4 of our best outdoor strains, ‘Daddy’s Girl’ ‘Tasman Haze’ ‘2 Pounder’ and ‘South Star’ all bred for growing outdoors.
As the name indicates, this is a mixture of mostly outdoor lines; Californian Orange, KC-33, Erdbeer, Quicksilver, Diamond, Durban Poison, Black Pearl and others. The BasicSeeds Mix is an economically sound choice for home growers who cherish a great deal of variety and colour in their garden. There is nothing to loose on this one!
Island Sweet Skunk:
BC Sweet Tooth:
Great Outdoors (Mix):
TNR is a very special Outdoorplant! One parent is a Thailady was grown in the Netherlands for over 28 years crossed with a K.C.2! This strain is a giant under the hemp strains with a real heavy thai influence.
A compact sativa bush, great for guerilla growers.
Flowering Time: Outdoor Early September
Approx Yield: moderate to good
Height: 3-4 feet
Main cola. Veg 2 weeks for Sea of Green. Early sativa. A 100% sativa that is very easy to grow outdoors. Christmas tree shaped, very potent and has a fruity taste.
Flowering Time: Indoor 8 weeks/Outdoor Mid September
Approx Yield: Indoor 4 Oz per plant / Outdoor 4-12 Oz per plant
A 40/60 Sativa/Indica cross.Large Christmas tree shape with a perfume smell and sweet, fruity flavor.
Flowering Time: Outdoor Middle of September
Approx Yield: 4 – 12 oz per plant
Height: 6 – 7 feet
Totally dark purple. 80% indica. Strong perfume smell with a sweet flavor and strong stone.
Flowering Time: Outdoor Middle to Late September
Approx Yield: 1 lb per plant
Height: 6 feet
Bonkers is our extra special early outdoor strain. Bred in the wild wet forests of BC, Canada. Very large producer with an extreme amount of resin. 50/50 indica/sativa, Stabilized IBL. Selected for early flower and mold resistance outdoors. Top quality grass indoors or outdoors.
Flowering: Indoor: 45 days
Outdoor: Sept.15-25Genetics: Grapefruit, Burmese, Ruderalis, Purple Indica
Structure: Short, some auto-flower characteristics.
Nirvana Early Special:
Breeder : Nirvana
Flowering Time : 6 – 8 weeks
Environment : Indoor/Outdoor
Seeds Per Pack : 10
Early Special is our earliest flowerer. Its genetics contain Siberian Ruderalis. Some individuals start flowering with 24 hours of light! Early Special is a strong yielder with a low-moderate T.H.C. level. It has a smooth semi fruity taste which can be enhanced under good growing and curing conditions. Early Special has vigorous flowering in good conditions and is disease resistant. This strain is very suitable for beginners.
* Plant type: Best suitable for outdoor growing.
* Plant height: Medium- Indica/Sativa mix
* Stoned or high?: Stoney yet high- Allround Buzz
* THC level: Moderate 5-10%
* Flowering Weeks: 6/8
* Yield (Sea of Green on one m2) : 400-500
* Harvest Month: 8/9
* Grow difficulty: Easy (Good for beginners)
Flash Back is the variety for inside, outside and greenhouse. This variety will grow under any circumstances and produce a nice bud. It is an early flowering Sativa/Indica hybrid. Gives beautiful tall fat tops. When grown outside it shows a little purple in the end. It has a real sweet aroma and an uplifting Sativa High.
Indoors: 7 – 8 weeks
Outdoors: mid October