Growing Medical Marijuana
Securely and Legally
By Dave Dewitt
(Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781607744283, 180pp.)
Publication Date: February 19, 2013
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A beginner's guide to growing weed at home, featuring straightforward advice for designing indoor and outdoor cannabis gardens, choosing seed varieties, buying equipment, planting, pot harvesting, storage, stash security, troubleshooting, and more.
This beginner’s guide to growing cannabis at home features straightforward advice for designing both indoor and outdoor marijuana gardens, from choosing and obtaining the most potent and prolific seed varieties to buying the right equipment and setting up your grow room. Steering clear of unnecessary scientific and technical jargon, Growing Medical Marijuana offers step-by-step instructions, 125 helpful photographs, and detailed illustrations to help you plant, harvest, and store your crop, whether you’re a novice pot gardener or an experienced grower who wants to go legit.
Outlining the ins and outs of marijuana cultivation in the states in which it’s legal, this guide also presents easy-to-master approaches to fertilizing, pruning, controlling pests, maximizing flower production, cloning, producing your own seeds, and more. And once your stash is trimmed, cured, and ready to enjoy, nearly thirty recipes—along with dosage instructions—provide a delicious alternative to smoking your healing herb.
DAVE DeWITT is a food historian and one of the world’s foremost experts on capsicums. He has authored more than forty books about food and horticulture, and is an adjunct associate professor in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University. Dave and his wife live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.