Growing cannabis at home is something that many people are now able to do legally. What many people do not realize, however, is just how many benefits there are to cultivating cannabis at home. While some of these benefits are strictly monetary, seeing how expensive it is to medicate regularly, other benefits, however, may not be what you think. Let’s dive into the various benefits of growing cannabis at home.
One thing that many personal growers really enjoy about cultivating cannabis at home is their ability to know precisely what their medicine has been exposed to. Unfortunately, many large commercial grows require the use of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals. When you are growing your own cannabis at home, you get to choose how you control pests, what type of nutrients you feed your plants, and have complete control over everything that your plants are exposed to. This is something that many people love about cultivating their own as it gives them peace of mind that what they are consuming is safe and of the highest purity.
Growing Your Own Let’s You Save
Aside from the cost of the initial setup to grow at home, in the long run growing cannabis at home will likely save you a lot of money. If you are someone who seldomly consumes, growing is probably not the most cost-effective. However, if you are a medical cannabis patient or a recreational consumer that utilizes a lot of cannabis regularly, growing at home, could save you thousands of dollars each year.
You’ll Have More Choices
For many consumers and patients alike, there are specific strains of cannabis that we find we enjoy consistently or that always seem to provide relief from a particular element. Unfortunately, however, sometimes finding that particular strain regularly is easier said than done. When you cultivate cannabis at home, you have nearly complete control over what cannabis strains you grow. There are thousands of seed banks around the world and dispensaries across the nation that provide cannabis genetics to home growers. When it comes to choosing what strains to grow, the only time you wouldn’t have complete control and be able to choose precisely what strain you want to grow is if you rely on growing exclusively with clones. In this instance, your choice will be limited to the strains of clones that you can acquire.
Growing is Therapeutic
Aside from saving you money, allowing you to choose your genetics, and knowing that what you grow is clean and of high quality, there are still many other benefits. The actual process a nurturing a plant from seed to harvest can be very therapeutic in itself for many individuals. The love and care that cannabis plants desire is another reason why many people love to grow at home. Many people find it to be very therapeutic to nurture a plant throughout its lifespan and find that it gives them purpose in their everyday life. Growing is also a great way to connect with nature and after all, its always fun to get your hands a little dirty!
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