If there is any lightbulb aiming directly at your plants during night time, you might want to get a curtain to cover it.
Usually, high-quality soil comes with the necessary ingredients, like composted forest humus, perlite, worm castings, fish/bone/crab meal, kelp, etc, etc. The ideal balance for planting is 80% soil and 20% worm castings, with a layer of stones at the bottom and some bat guano and fertilizers on top.
3. Check For The Light Source
Growing weed on a balcony doesn’t resemble this case at all. Therefore, in order to ensure your plants are well-fed and nurtured, we suggest you get high-quality soil to make up for the deficiencies of growing in pots.
The ideal growing medium should be organic, with good draining and air circulation, such as coco coir; it should include worm castings, bat guano and other fertilizers; and rocks/stones for extra drainage.
5. Starting At The Perfect Timing
Before you start buying your growing gear you’ll need to choose the seeds, and in order to do so, you’ll need to take a look at your future grow space and try to make out its qualities.
Cannabis seeds and plants for your personal pot garden must be purchased from a licensed producer, or authorized provincial and territorial retailers. Be sure to look for autoflowering or “feminized” seeds, which, unlike male plants, are guaranteed to flower.
For balcony growers whodon’t want their plants to get too high, a good trick is to scale down on the size of the container.
Indica-dominant hybrids can grow to a height of two or three feet from the top of a pot that is 12-to-18 inches in diameter, while a sativa can reach 20 feet or more.
“Cannabis grows very fast, so it can sometimes be very hard to maintain,” says Wallace.
Fortunately, for back-yard and balcony growers in most Canadian provinces and some American states, there is currently no legal reason to try and hide the smell of cannabis.