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Book List: 10 Books To Help You Learn How To Grow Cannabis Like A Pro

  • by Alfonso Colasuonno

This post shares brief summaries of ten high-quality marijuana grow books. We've judged these books to be ideal for teaching new, novice, or intermediate-level growers how to grow cannabis. Simply put these are some of the best books for growing weed.


Whether you’re a seasoned grower, completely new to the process, or somewhere in-between, there’s always more you can learn about growing cannabis to help refine your cultivation techniques.

We’ve curated a list of ten of the best marijuana grow books so that you can become an expert in the field (or indoor grow room, as the case may be!)


10 Extremely Informative Books On How To Grow Cannabis

 Cannabis Breeding - Goldleaf Bookshelf

Cannabis Breeding: Basic to Advanced Marijuana Propagation by James Loud

A worthwhile read for both historical cannabis buffs and growers, offering deep dives into the history of cannabis’ genetic profile and a manual on how to create your own unique cultivars.


Feminist Weed Farmer - Goldleaf Bookshelf 

Feminist Weed Farmer: Growing Mindful Medicine in Your Own Backyard by Madrone Stewart

Stewart shares tips about growing cannabis developed from her experience as a Humboldt County cannabis farmer and raises awareness of the urgent need to achieve greater equity and diversity within the cannabis space.


Cannabis Grow Bible - Goldleaf Bookshelf 

The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing Marijuana for Recreational and Medical Use by Greg Green

Green’s reference-oriented marijuana grow book is perhaps the most thorough guide to the art and science of growing cannabis currently on the market.


Marijuana harvest - Goldleaf bookshelf

Marijuana Harvest: How to Maximize Quality and Yield in Your Cannabis Garden by Ed Rosenthal and David Downs

Learn how to identify potential problems and prevent costly mistakes during and after your harvest, including when flushing, ripening, manicuring and processing, drying and curing, and storing your cannabis with this excellent marijuana grow book.


Growing your own marijuana indoors - Goldleaf bookshelf

Growing Cannabis Indoors: Grow Your Own Marijuana Indoors With This Simple and Easy Guide by Chris Jones

Thorough, informative, and straight to the point, Jones’ book is a great choice for anyone seeking to learn more about how to grow cannabis indoors.


Doctor's harvesting and curing guide to cannabis - Goldleaf bookshelf

Doctor Grow’s Harvesting & Curing Guide by Justin Griswell and Victoria Young

Solid insights on how to time your harvest for the best results and cure your cannabis for a smoother, lighter, and more flavorful smoke.


How to grow marijuana indoors - Goldleaf bookshelf

How to Grow Marijuana Indoors and Outdoors: 6 Books in 1 by Frank Spilotro

Spilotro’s masterful guide to growing cannabis in both indoor and outdoor settings will provide all the information you need to grow exceptional cannabis.


Hydroponic marijuana - Goldleaf bookshelf

Hydroponic Marijuana: 3 Foolproof Ways to Grow Cannabis with Hydroponics by Richard Bray

Save time, labor, and energy with Bray’s comprehensive and easy to understand guide to hydroponic cannabis cultivation.


Marijuana garden saver - Goldleaf bookshelf

Marijuana Garden Saver: A Field Guide to Identifying and Correcting Cannabis Problems by Ed Rosenthal

Covering pests, diseases, environmental stresses, and nutrient deficiencies, Rosenthal explains how to identify, prevent, and overcome the common challenges that affect many cannabis gardens.


What's wrong with my marijuana plant - Goldleaf bookshelf

What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?: A Cannabis Grower’s Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth

A unique visual diagnostic guide to help you spot pest, disease, and environmental problems by the symptoms present in your garden.


We’re confident that you’ll discover heaps of valuable information about cannabis cultivation from these marijuana grow books.

To keep tabs on your garden’s progress as you implement these new tips on how to grow cannabis, also consider one of our Grow Planners or Grow Jotters

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