Before you purchase any equipment, it is important to understand the possible limitations of an indoor cannabis grow setup. New growers have to consider the height of the ceiling, the insulation your space offers, and your ease of access to electricity, ventilation and water. Depending on your lifestyle, you may want to look into some form of odor control as well.
Make the Space
Prefabricated grow tents are a great option for beginners. They allow for minimal tearing. Moreover, you won’t have to worry about renovating an entire room. Grow tents can be set and relocated in a matter of minutes while providing a clean living space for your plants. Make sure to research the seeds genetics before determining which height is perfect for you. Not all cannabis plants grow the same height.
A grow tent will allow you to keep your plants organized. Maintaining a space for vegetation and another for flowering will help you optimize your cycle and set yourself up for a perpetual harvest.
Key Considerations for Indoor Grows
- Odor Control
Whether growing two or 30 plants in your home, equipment needs to have a steady supply of power. The equation Amps = watts/volts can help you determine whether your outlet can provide the necessary power. Pro Tip: Make a list ahead of time so you can know which tech will be compatible with your. Water is a key aspect of indoor growing. Most importantly, is monitoring your pH levels. Knowing this will help you choose the right nutrients. From there, purchasing a quality charcoal filter will help you absorb the intense cannabis odors. Simple steps can be taken to ensure the safety of your indoor grow. Never geo-tagging when you post your grow pictures can go a long way.
The health of your garden–indoor or outdoor– will entirely depend on the environment you create. Buying nutrients will be easy, but replacing an undersize humidifier will be tougher. Always keep a grow journal to monitor any changes in temperature, humidity, and nutrients. Log in daily and when you start your next grow, you will be better prepared.