I have finally started my indoor cannabis grow after a long time of sitting on an incredible gift from another fellow (inactive) Steemian and veteran, @powpow420.
This awesome individual was in the process of upgrading their tents and wanted to pay it forward by gifting his two 4x4 grow tents to another Steemian/veteran in the locale, and I just happened to be that lucky individual. I have been sitting on these two tents ever since getting them because I hadn't accrued enough funds to be able to set up a proper grow to my own satisfaction, and space is certainly an issue.
I have rearranged my bedroom to be able to fit one of these tents inside of the room.
However, there is unfortunately not enough room to set up the second tent. I have decided to start this first grow off with a set of four clones, each of a different strain variety (Blue Dream [Blueberry x Haze]; Critical Mass [1:1, THC:CBD]; Gorilla Glue #4, & Scooby Snacks [Dogwalker x Girl Scout Cookies]). I have two 1500w Exlenvce triple chip diode LED lights, one TerraBloom 6" inline duct fan, & two G Hydro 6" carbon filters with ducting, all in a 4x4 grow tent. I still need to purchase a temperature/humidity controller to hook my ventilation up to in order to monitor everything at the right levels.
I have initiated this grow because I use cannabis throughout the day, every day, to help manage chronic pain from multiple severe injuries sustained in the military and from neurological pain associated with fibromyalgia, alongside helping with things like concentration with ADHD, digestion after meals, regulating sleep/mood, and others.
There is so much great potential held within the cannabis plant that it has been referred to as "a pharmacy in a plant." Cannabis shows potential to improve cognitive function. Cannabis may reduce/manage symptoms of Parkinson's disease. And if your sex life is feeling a bit underwhelming, cannabis might increase your libido! These are just a handful of different studies which show the incredibly versatile medicinal potentials of the cannabis plant.
There is a lot of hype around the cannabis plant with many people claiming that it is a cure-all for the troubles plaguing Western medicine.
What is the actuality of this statement though? In my opinion, and from what studies are showing, cannabis is truly an wonderful gift given to us by the planet and we need to continue studying the varying effects shown through medicinal consumption of cannabis before we can definitively know what can be treated using this plant. Currently, while the plant certainly does not show to be a cure-all, cannabis is by far one of the greatest cornucopias of the natural world thus far discovered.
Join me in today's episode as I discuss a bit about my grow. I have been quite busy, so I haven't been able to record until today, day 3.
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