If you have the licenses and the proper authentication, you can grow your own marijuana for your own dispensary. It takes some serious time to grow, but it can be extremely rewarding to do so. Outdoor growing can have environmental benefits, can give larger buds, and might even affect the quality of the plant.
First, keep an eye on the state laws, as many states won’t allow you to grow cannabis outdoors. If they do, they will only allow a limited quality to be grown and all growing areas need to be locked, enclosed, and they need to be hidden from the outside views.
Once you’ve established the legality of growing weed, you need to worry about the temperature. The local temperature and the sunlight that is available can help the plants thrive or will cause them to die. A location that gets at least 5 hours of direct sunlight is good, as well as areas that also get non-direct sunlight throughout the day.
Then, focus on security, because even legal and medical marijuana is suspect to thievery and animals, just like with regular plants. Use a fence, a locked gate, and cameras to help deter criminals.
Soil quality is also extremely important because the types of soil that you may need to germinate your seeds might be different in every single location. If you live in an area with muddy and clay-rich soil, be sure to break it up and poke some holes into the soil before planting.
Silt-rich soil is also very good for growth production because it holds a lot of water while also being easy to drain so the plants don’t drown. If you are unsure what type of soil you have near you, then you can’t go wrong with some gardening soil from the store.
Be sure to add some fertilizer, such as compost, to the soil in order to keep it nutrient rich for the plants. In addition, having pre-fertilized soil can also reduce the amount of fertilized soil you need to add to your soil when it is in the growing process.
Finally, comes the question of water. Marijuana plants are very sensitive when it comes to water and they can be under or over watered depending on whatever location you are in. So, if you live in an area with minimal rainfall, then you’ll need to add clay or other substances to the soil to increase drainage and ensure that the water stays in the soil longer.
If you live in a wet area, then you’ll need to do the opposite and increase drainage by adding gravel and dig paths in the soil so excess water can flow away from the plants.
All this more than likely sounds like a ton of work, but if you are trying to grow quality cannabis and make some money off of it, then it will all pay off when it comes time to collect your hard-earned cash and help people who need the drug.