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Growing Your Own Weed Supply For A Lockdown


It’s a strange contradiction. On the one hand, country after country is ramping up measures and restrictions to keep the COVID-19 virus at bay. On the other hand, the first signs of spring are all around us. We’ll admit that we’re not quite sure how to tackle a global pandemic like this. What we do know, though, is that springtime is cannabis growing time. This year, shaky supply chains and general anxiety make the need for weed more urgent than usual in lockdown. It doesn’t take our 25 years of grower’s experience to add one and one together. If there has ever been a great time to start growing your own weed, the lockdown spring of 2020 is definitely it!

Weed During Lockdown: Nurturing Growth To Reverse The Standstill

You may have noticed that DIY stores, nurseries and gardening centres are very busy places these days. People are working from home or not working at all, and they’re looking for something constructive to do with their newfound spare time. We were thinking along the same lines. If you are forced to stay at home and looking for something positive to do in these sombre times, why not give your first batch of homegrown weed a try? It’s easy, it’s deeply satisfying, and it’s completely natural. On top of all that, you can look forward to a copious supply of your very own ganja. Suddenly, coffeeshops closing seems a less scary prospect.

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

There’s even a big plus that we haven’t mentioned yet. Now that you’re isolating in your home, you can enjoy the luxury of ordering everything you need online! Amsterdam Genetics has you covered, my friend. We have all the best cannabis seeds in our webstore, along with all the supplies and extras you could wish for. We even have an expanding blog full of great tips for growing your own crops on your balcony or in your garden. You can become a self-sufficient organic farmer without ever leaving the house! Talk about making the best out of a bad situation. You know what they say: ‘when life gives you lemons, grow Lemon Ice’ – or smoke Lemongrass, if you prefer…

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Not Taking Advantage

Rest assured that we are not trying to take advantage of a major health crisis here. We are just as worried about the coronavirus and the safety of our loved ones as you are. We just feel the urge to do something positive and try to make the most out of these sombre circumstances. We’ve been saying this for years: the immense sense of joy and pride you’ll feel when you harvest your very first homegrown weed is something everyone deserves to experience.

Green Investment

Planting our world-class seeds even makes for a sensible investment right now. If the global economy really takes a beating in the months ahead, you’ll save yourself a lot of money by not having to buy your pot elsewhere. And let’s face it: the whole world is feeling anxious and confused right ow. Having a few good spliffs handy can make all the difference between a frown and a smile throughout the summer ahead of us.

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Something Here For Everyone

We’ve recently added some new strains to our webstore, so even experienced growers can try their green thumbs on something new. We’ve clearly marked out the various difficulty levels of our seeds, so there’s something here for everyone – rookies and veterans alike. Have a look at our fabulous collection of Amsterdam Genetics seeds and jump right in!