Your Guide to Making a Foolproof Growing Operation Plan

Before you have a chance to put a single plant in the ground — or water, if you prefer the hydroponic route — you have to write a growing operation plan that will help you secure a permit and attract funding. Some approach the cannabis industry with wildly unrealistic expectations.…

The Advanced Guide to Getting Your Commercial Grow License

Before you spend too much time thinking about your commercial grow room setup cost or how you will develop relationships with retailers who will distribute your cannabis products to consumers, you need to get a commercial grow license that lets you cultivate cannabis plants legally in your state. Since the…

Principles of Effective Indoor Cultivation Facility Design

Indoor cannabis cultivation offers several advantages that can give businesses significant control over the quality of their products. Trying to grow plants indoors, however, can also present several challenges that require creative problem-solving to overcome. Luckily, you are not the first person to think about indoor cultivation facility design, so…

The Essential Checklist for Grow Operation Setup

You have a passion for growing high-quality cannabis that enhances the lives of consumers. That’s the first step toward building a successful business. Any cultivation experiences that you might have had, however, can’t completely prepare you for a commercial grow op setup. The following checklist will help ensure you have…

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Grow Op?

How much does it cost to start a cannabis grow operation? It’s an essential question that you must ask yourself before you begin making serious plans to start a cannabis cultivation business. It’s an essential question … but it’s also a very difficult question to answer. The fact of the…

7 Glaring Problems in Your Commercial Cultivation Business Plan

Writing an excellent commercial cultivation business plan puts you on the path to financial success. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs new to the cannabis industry don’t have business backgrounds. You might love growing and sharing cannabis, but that doesn’t automatically mean you know how to run a business well. Before you commit…

2021 Guide to Getting Into Growing Medical Cannabis

The cannabis industry has evolved rapidly since California became the first state to legalize medical cannabis in 1996. Today, 36 states and Washington, D.C., have medical marijuana programs. Eighteen states have legalized recreational cannabis. Given that more states have laws for growing medical cannabis, it makes sense for many entrepreneurs…

The Advanced Guide to Getting Your Commercial Grow License

Before you spend too much time thinking about your commercial grow room setup cost or how you will develop relationships with retailers who will distribute your cannabis products to consumers, you need to get a commercial grow license that lets you cultivate cannabis plants legally in your state. Since the…

What Are the Types of Greenhouses for Cannabis Growing Operations?

If you plan to start a cannabis grow operation, you probably want to learn about the various types of greenhouses available. It’s not always an easy question to answer. What are the types of greenhouses? They often vary by size, shape, and material. Some greenhouses have high ceilings that make…