Growing and Setup

Know the state laws

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We at HappyHydrofarmer.com all ways want you to all ways work within the local laws and regulations. Please check with your local and state offices to verify your growing laws if you plan on growing Medical Cannabis.  Local Laws    

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Know Your Strains

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When deciding to grow Medical Marijuana picking the strain is very important to get the proper effects. Their is basically three types species Cannabis indica , Cannabis sativa and Hybrid. The species are then broken into many other strains with more being added weekly. Cannabis indica (indica) plants typically grow short and wide, making them better suited for indoor growing. Consuming indicas will produce a more physical body high that can make users sleepy or "couch-locked" and induce a feeling of relaxation. Cannabis sativa (sativa) plants grow tall and thin, making them better suited for outdoor growing. The high produced...

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Purchasing Seeds

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Consider auto-flowering seeds. The buds in flowers are what contain the active ingredients that produce a high, so getting your plants to flower is vital. Unlike normal cannabis, which requires 24 hours of light to grow and then a 12 hour light cycle to flower, auto-flowering plants flower with 24 hours of light. This means faster flowering and no need to separate growing plants (24 hours of light) and flowering plants (12 hours of light) Purchase feminized seeds to increase your yield. Marijuana plants come in female and male varieties, and only female plants produce the buds that yield a high....

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Set Up Your Grow Tents

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Use a grow tent or grow box if you don't want to devote an entire room to your crop. They come in all sizes, holding from 8 up to 256 plants. They keep light out, offer easy hookups for your grow lights, are waterproof, and provide an exhaust point. When choosing your tent consider you local laws for example in Massachusetts you can only grow a total of 12 plants with adults over 21 however only 6 plants can be flowering. Flowering plants require a different amount of light exposure so you may want to consider purchasing two grow tents. When...

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Preparing the growing area

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Marijuana plants need a warm, humid environment, so to prevent the growth of mold or pests, you'll want to remove all chairs, curtains, carpets, clothes, and other surfaces that could host mold.You'll need an electrical outlet for your grow lights, as well as easy access to water.Marijuana grows best between 72 and 77 degrees. Try to choose a room where it is easy to maintain this temperature. Too many windows can make a room too hot, while a basement might require continual heating.A tile or concrete floor will make for easier cleanup of spilled soil or water. Warning Grow Room...

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