Organic Cannabis
Home Cultivation

3 Class Series on Growing

Organic Cannabis at Home in DC


Course Description
Growing your own medicine isn't as hard as you think. In this FREE 3-part class, you'll learn how to set up an ideal grow environment in your home or garden, grow happy, healthy cannabis plants to maturity, and harvest and process the flowers safely. With an emphasis on organic, regenerative methods and minimizing expense and effort, this class will walk you through the process from seed to joint. Whether you're a total beginner, troubleshooting an existing grow, or looking to level up with advice from a more experienced grower, this class can help. Seven years of experience growing cannabis both indoors and outdoors in Washington DC enables the teacher to give a tailored region-specific advice taking into account our local climate, laws, equipment suppliers, and more.
***This series and the teacher is being sponsor by the DUG Network.***

Registration Options
  • Option 1: 40 participants can register to attend all 3 live online webinars and Q&A/trouble shooting sessions. Must attend all 3 online workshops
  • Option 2: Unlimited participants can register to receive the online recordings


  • 3 Monday Evenings Workshops - 6-8pm
  • March 14, 21, and 28
  • Recordings will be sent out approximately 1-week after each class


Class Curriculum


Cannabis basics

  • History, culture, medical benefits
  • CBD vs THC
  • DC Initiative 71 regulations
  • Grow economics

Selecting and creating the optimal growing environment

  • Security (kids, pets, neighbors, grow buddies, and assholes)
  • Water and power
  • Temperature and humidity
  • Budget
  • Plant count, grow schedule, and yield goals
  • Outdoor considerations

Grow gear

  • Hardware: lights, fans, tents compared
  • Software: soil, nutrients, pots compared
  • How to not waste money

Sourcing and selecting seeds

  • Navigating seed banks
  • Strains
  • Autos vs photos
  • Clones


The life cycle of a cannabis plant

  • Seedling
  • Vegetative
  • Flowering


  • Filtration
  • pH
  • Aeration
  • Watering systems
  • Over and underwatering


  • NPK
  • Micronutrients
  • Growth stimulants and other additives
  • Soil amendments

Soil microbiome

  • Vermi/compost and compost tea
  • Microbial additives
  • Transplanting protocols
  • Plant training for plant health and yield

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

  • Prevention strategies
  • Identifying pests
  • Oils, soaps, enzymes, and biopesticides

Adjusting your environment for different stages of growth

When and how to flower your plant


Trichomes up close

Producing cannabinoids and terpenes (and preserving them)

Setting up your drying, curing, and storage environments

When and how to harvest

  • Gauging maturity and making decisions
  • Phased harvests

Drying, trimming and curing flowers that look, taste and feel awesome

  • That dispensary look (is overrated)
  • Farm cut cannabis and not "peeling the banana"

Making safe, solventless extracts

  • Ice water hash
  • Dry ice hash

Making edibles that that don't ruin your day


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