Indoor Grower Certification
Become a certified indoor grower today and take your future into your own hands. Our training gives you comprehensive information that’s needed to successfully cultivate cannabis indoors. Get ready to learn everything that’s needed to master the craft of growing cannabis indoors and we’ll help you all along the way.
Growing indoors can seem complicated, but most of the time it is because growers don’t have the right information or know the important techniques of cultivating in an “artificial” indoor environment. Whether you have dabbled with indoor cannabis gardening or are taking the first step, we will review all the knowledge you will need. Perhaps you are looking to invest in yourself to improve your gardening abilities, or maybe you want to get an edge on the competition.
No matter your motivation, you will not be disappointed and individual gardeners find great success from their indoor gardens. And many commercial growers create custom indoor growing environments, there is a specialized level of knowledge required to grow successfully indoors, and we will help you learn what you need. You will master how to grow cannabis indoors at any time of the year through a variety of techniques to utilize multiple growing areas and ensure that there are always plants in both the vegetative growth and flowering stages.
Unlike outdoor growing, the possibilities for indoor growth are limitless. In our Indoor Grower Certification will show you how to make growing areas out of closets, basements, attics, and other enclosed rooms. You will explore soil and hydroponic systems to determine which is best for your growing space. Our Indoor Grower Certification is easy-to-understand, trains you on exactly what you need to know and it is the most comprehensive indoor growing education.
- Video: 33 Interactive Training
- Resource: 33 eBook Guides
- Assessment: 11 Quiz Activities
- Glossary: Industry Terms
- Display: Badge & Certificate
Cannabis plants go through a series of stages as they grow and mature, and those different stages call for different amounts of light, nutrients, and water. It’s important to know these stages and how long each lasts to know what the plant needs and when. Knowing where your plants are in their life cycle will dictate when to prune, train, and trellis your plants, and when to harvest. It’ll be quicker if you start with a clone or an auto-flower seed, but the biggest variability in how long a cannabis plant takes to grow will happen during the vegetative stage.
- Calendar and Checklist
- Cannabis Horticulture
Cannabis seeds can be acquired from an array of sources and can vary in quality, but require three things to germinate: water, heat, and air. Germination is the process in which a new cannabis plant begins to grow from seed. Also referred to as “popping,” germination is the very first step in starting your cannabis garden. Cannabis seeds can be acquired from an array of sources and can vary in quality yet the seedling stage can be a looming challenge for novice growers, we will cover the simple steps so you can easily manage cannabis seedlings.
- Cannabis Seeds
- Cannabis Strains
- Germination and Seedlings
Learn how cannabis plants come from one of two sources: a seed or a clone. Mother plants are needed in the cloning process – they are highly valued plants that growers take cuttings off of to create clones. The clones are genetically identical cuttings that can then be planted to grow into a new plant. Other methods you’ll discover is how to take cuttings off a set of mother plants then start flowering the mothers. The next generation of clones is grown, and when they get big enough, cuttings will be taken before getting flipped to start flowering.
- Clones, Cloning and Mothers
- Getting Ready to Clone
- Step-by-Step Cloning
The vegetative growth phase is a period of the growing cycle that takes place after seedlings are rooted and before flowering the plants. Learn how during vegetative growth cannabis plants go through a series of stages as they grow and mature. Each of those different stages the plants go through calls for different amounts of light, nutrients, and water, but it’s important to know these stages. Knowing exactly where your plants are in their life cycle will dictate what to do during the vegetative growth stage until you’re ready to start flowering.
- Transplanting Cannabis
- Pruning and Bending
Harvesting is usually the most exciting time when it comes to growing cannabis plants since all your efforts culminate at the moment when you cut down your crop. After months of waiting and working hard to carefully tending your cannabis plants, you’re finally ready to harvest a bountiful yield of frosty, fragrant cannabis buds. While you may be tempted to dry as quickly as possible, yet you’ll need to cure through a prolonged process of removing moisture from the flowers under controlled conditions which provide a much better product.
- Flowering Cannabis
- Harvesting Cannabis
- Manicuring, Drying, Curing and Storing
Cannabis plants are sensitive to water and nutrients, and there’s a fine line between properly feeding your plants and burning them with chemicals. Find out everything you need to know about properly feeding cannabis plants and learn about the absorption of nutrition, and the included dissolved nutrient salts occurs via the roots of the plant. Learn how this process is done through osmosis which is a physical process in which substances move from one fluid and are separated by a semi-permeable wall (the plant cell) to another fluid within the plant.
- Water and Irrigation
- Nutrients and Deficiencies
- Fertilizers and Additives
Growing cannabis in an indoor environment gives the grower much greater control over the vast number of variables that can affect a plant’s health. The movement of air through an indoor grow space is imperative to maintaining a healthy garden, and without proper ventilation, a grow space can face a number of problems, like carbon dioxide depletion and proliferation of mold and pests. Proper ventilation is a key aspect of running an efficient and clean grow room. In fact, most cannabis pests and plagues are caused by ventilation issues.
- Air and Cannabis Environment
- Cannabis Odor Control
- CO2 Enrichment
Unfortunately, bugs, fungi, and other garden pests can totally mess up your cannabis harvest! Just like any other crop cultivated, cannabis is subject to a wide range of pests and diseases that can distress your plants, even kill them if left untreated. Before you can make an informed decision about how best to solve a problem, it is necessary to be able to identify the cause of the plant stress or its symptoms. You will learn different types of bugs, pests, and mold that can affect your plants, along with tips for preventing and solving each problem.
- Pests and Predators
- Fungi and Diseases
Learn how indoor grow rooms are where it all happens – from germination, early growth, vegetation, and flowering stages will all take place here – for your beloved cannabis plants. Discover how your indoor grow room will become a vibrant, living ecosystem, with energy pouring into the system from lighting systems and water and pouring out from the plants in the form of water vapor. Whether your harvest is a success or failure will depend mostly on how you build your room since issues your plants encounter happen even faster indoors.
- Indoor Grow Rooms
You will learn about the immense amount of electricity required for cannabis production. Indoor cultivators must consider special lighting, ventilation and air conditioning systems when designing grow rooms and greenhouses. Each of these systems uses a substantial amount of energy and growers always ensure the maximum harvest of their crop use intensely bright lighting systems paired with powerful air conditioners to shorten a plant’s growing cycle. You’ll find how electricity consumption for cannabis cultivation is staggering.
- Indoor Cannabis Lighting
- Reflective Hoods and Lighting Devices
- Ballasts and Bulbs for Lighting
- Lighting Systems and Bulbs
- Electricity, Power Sources and Timers
Selecting the optimal growing containers isn’t always easy and not all growing containers are equal since some types of containers are better suited for some purposes than others. When it comes to containers, your plants want one thing only: a safe, healthy place for root development. Without healthy roots, your cannabis will never thrive. Roots are in charge of water retention, nutrient absorption, anchoring the plant, and facilitate vegetative growth. All of these functions must be considered when choosing a container to grow cannabis.
- Soil Growing
- Soil Amendments
- Soil Containers
As the name may suggest, hydroponics is a soilless method of growing cannabis using water as the primary medium. You’ll learn how to build your hydroponic set up so you can grow cannabis plants in buckets or baskets filled with an inert growing medium, and are suspended over a tank full of water. Hydroponics is where water is filled with all of the nutrients plants need to thrive and air stones are used to aerate the reservoir. Hydroponics will manifest in many different forms and systems, with different growers preferring different setups.
- Cannabis Hydroponics
- Mediums, pH and Sterilization
- Nutrients, Reservoirs and Irrigation
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