As prohibition wanes, and aficionados of all stripes come out from the shadows, the old stereotypes are fading. The benefits are undeniable―medicinally, sure, but also for stress, for creativity, and for relaxation. And as any homebrewer, winemaker, or backyard gardener can tell you, there’s a particular joy in doing it yourself.
Whether you’re new and need to walk through the basics, or you’re an experienced grower looking to hone your techniques, Grow Your Own provides all the background and instruction you need to set up a grow space, raise your plants, and harvest your buds. It will teach you how to choose a strain based on its flavors and effects, how to manage insects and molds without the use of pesticides, and how to mix just the right soil. But Grow Your Own will also give you a primer on the myriad ways to enjoy ―from carving an apple pipe to baking a delicious batch of brownies. With photography, visual aids, and illustrations from Allen Crawford (Whitman Illuminated) Grow Your Own makes cultivating as accessible as it is rewarding. 40 Illustrations, 16 color photographs