Spring and summertime are the best times of the year for anyone but even better for the outdoor grower enthusiasts around the world. Indoor and outdoor growers alike know that there is nothing better that a long day sativa harvested and smoked at the end of the year. In my professional opinion there is nothing like tending to a beautiful crop, watching your tiny seedlings mature into lush trees. Since this is my favorite time of the year and I am getting ready to plant my crops, in this article I will give you my top locations for growing marijuana outdoors.
Backyard gardens provide the easiest access to your plants, giving you the chance to give them everything they need for maximum growth. The easy access also lets you take care of potential harmful problems such as insect infestation, mold or dehydration before it turns fatal. For patients with their medical license backyard gardens have been increasingly popular, returning the plant back to where it should be grown along side other backyard crops like tomatoes and greens. For the rest of the growers growing in backyards still includes the risk of getting caught. So if you have a place that is secure from neighbors and gets plenty of sunlight then you’ll be on your way to a perfect harvest.
A greenhouse is a compromise between indoors and out, greenhouses protect your plants from the worst of weather such as hard rain and strong winds, while at the same time providing all the natural sunlight the plants need. The downside of having a greenhouse would the upfront costs to put it together. Many growers use a method called light deprivation where they can induce early flowering by covering the greenhouse with tarps everyday to create the 12 hours of light and 12 hours of complete darkness. Growers are able to harvest many more crops throughout the season.
If you live in a home that has a tall rooftop or terrace that is not visible by peering eyes you can do what many new growers are doing world wide, growing on their rooftops. Growing on the rooftops or terrace elevates the plants towards the sun, in-turn creating bigger buds and heavier sugar production. The downfalls of the elevation is the wind will be much stronger and the temperatures will be much hotter, causing your plants to dry out faster.