What’s The Best Soil For Growing Weed?
Question: I’m learning how to grow weed. I would like to know what’s the best soil for cannabis. A nursery nearby has this organic potting soil mix which contains 3 main ingredients. These are: Peat moss, manure, and shredded topsoil. What do you think of ready to go “organic soil”? Should I maybe buy a bag of loam with it and mix it. What mixes do you guys suggest? I don’t want to be adding like bone meal and stuff like that, just simple mixes with like loam, sand, manure, top soil, peat moss, etc. To be honest I know next to nothing about growing mediums so just clue me in on the best soil for weed.
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Jay Kitchen and Uncle Tweezy: For not wanting to add a lot of additives it sounds like you’re wanting to add a lot of additives, but it’s all good. You might want to see if this is the only soil your nursery has. Maybe they have FoxFarm Ocean Forest or Roots Organics—both of these are good soil for weed.
It sounds like this could be your first grow or one of your first grows. So if you get the bag of Fox Farm Ocean Forrest or any other organic soil mix, even the one you’re talking about from your nursery, you’ll be good. You can grow good pot in not-so-good dirt. But at the end of the day, the better the soil, the better your plants are going to be. If you are a beginner just buy a bag of the soil at your nursery, the Fox Farm or Roots, or whatever and run your plants—see what happens. Don’t make it overly complicated, certainly at the beginning. You don’t want to get really discouraged about growing because it’s not going to go the way you think it should go. And you’re going to have high expectations. Keep it simple and just flow with it. As you go with it the plant will grow you as you grow the plant.
What do you think is the best soil for growing weed? Have you ever made subcool super soil or any other super soil? Let us know what’s up—leave us your recommendations for the best soil for weed or any other feedback in the comments below. All of our love from The Kitchen! Stay lifted, Jay Kitchen and Uncle Tweezy uptowngrowlab.net
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