Harvest time is fast approaching! Those with outdoor cannabis crops are getting ready to reap what they’ve sown. It’s a nice idea, smoking your own homegrown. Who wouldn’t want to save their money by growing their own weed? For some, this isn’t an option, especially when you share your space. However, there are many that have the right setup to grow their weed outside. It begs the question, why don’t more people do it? The likely answer is lack of confidence, which is both unfortunate and misguided. Growing good cannabis outdoors takes initiative, effort, and common sense, not rocket science. There’s a reason why they call the plant weed and you might be surprised to find out how much you know about growing it. Some say you’ll never know unless you try but others believe you can get an idea.
There is one way that you can test your knowledge, an outdoor cannabis crossword. Take a couple of minutes and see what you know about growing plants. Stuck on a question? You’ll find a few helpful hints beneath the puzzle.
Soil is defined as a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. For a growing plant, it means the world. More than just dirt, your soil functions as a:
- Support system for the roots and sprouts
- Water and air filter
- Storehouse for nutrients and water
- Protector from the weather and temperature
Put cedar wood chips on top of the soil before planting the sprouts. This helps support the first inch of the sprout while insulating the soil. Block wind and control airflow by planting complementary flora nearby.
Muscovy ducks and chickens love to eat slugs and will dig through your garden to find them. Plus, Insects and slugs are a big part of a chicken’s natural diet thus, your poultry is living its best life. Plus, you get the organic, chemical-free pest control and a great deal on free-range eggs.
For sharing his knowledge and expertise on growing cannabis outdoors, the creator of this crossword puzzle would like to thank Howie Jones from Food Forest Permaculture.