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10 Most Common Mistakes When Growing Cannabis

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10 Most Common Mistakes When Growing Cannabis

Growing weed can sometimes seem a little bit intimidating. That’s especially true if you get bogged down in the massive amount of information and technical jargon that’s available online and in books. But, fortunately, it’s not that complicated. You just need to focus on mastering the basics. The first thing you should do is start by checking out some of our cannabis growing guides. From there, the next most important thing is to focus on avoiding the top 10 most common mistakes people make when growing marijuana. If you steer clear of these errors, you’ll give yourself the best chance of growing a killer crop of weed.

10. Over-watering

10 Most Common Mistakes When Growing Cannabis

Many people assume they need to water their cannabis plants every single day or the plants will start to dry out and die. But the exact opposite is true.

If you water your cannabis plants too much, you’ll drown them out and damage them.

Check your plants every day. And if the top inch of soil or growing medium is dry, then it’s time to give it a thorough watering. No more than that and no less.

And be sure your plant has good drainage. It shouldn’t be sitting in a puddle of water all day.

If you follow this watering pattern, your plants will stay happily hydrated.

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Nick Lindsey

Nick is a Green Rush Daily staff writer from Fort Collins, Colorado. He has been at the epicenter of the cannabis boom from the beginning. He holds a Masters in English Literature and a Ph.D. in cannabis (figuratively of course).

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