Cannabis is quickly becoming legal in a number of states. However, growing has been difficult for the home gardener. Traditional cannabis varieties are photoperiod sensitive, take six months to produce, and grow extremely large – not a home garden friendly plant. Join award-winning author and GardeComm Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Lowenfels as he discusses a new kind of cannabis perfect for home gardeners – autoflowering cannabis. Grown from seed, autoflowering cannabis flowers in 7 to 9 weeks on houseplant size plants! Not since the snap pea has a new plant introduction held as much promise to become the "Next Tomato." This is the plant that will make growing cannabis easy for regular gardeners who want to grow their own. Come learn the what, why, and how of this wonderful, easy to grow new plant.
About our Speaker
Jeff Lowenfels is a most humorous and entertaining lecturer. He is a reformed lawyer and author of Timber Press' award winning and best selling books, Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to The Soil Food Web and Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition and completing the trilogy, Teaming With Fungi, The Organic Grower’s Guide to Mycorrhizae. Jeff’s latest book was released in October, 2019 and is called DIY Autoflowering Cannabis, published by NewSociety. Lowenfels also pens the longest running garden column in the world and is a highly respected and popular, garden writer. He is the former President of the Garden Writers of America, a GWA Fellow and in 2005 was inducted into the GWA Hall of Fame, the highest honor an American garden writer can achieve.