Meet Eddy #GrowGuru John Swain

Why do you grow? For the next 90 days we’re featuring real life growers. Our goal with Eddy is to build the best network of growers and data anywhere. We want to help you and all growers and aspiring growers to grow like a pro. With happy hearts we kick off our GrowGurus series #GrowGuru with John Swain, Director of Grow Science at Eddy.

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Meet John Swain

Why do you grow?
For the love of growing and to grow pure medicine for friends and family.

What kind of lighting do you use?
Sunplix 315w cmh

Do you grow indoors or out?
Both indoors and outdoors

John Swain inside his homgrow tent.

Your all-time favorite plant?
Cannabis – Sugar cookies strain which is a vigorous beautiful plant that holds up to insects, disease and colder temps.

sugar cookies cannabis john swain

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Favorite grow medium?
Living soil

Seed or clone?

How long have you been growing?
4 years

Who do you grow for?

Where do you grow?
At home in tents (in Boulder, Colorado) and outdoors

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What kind of nutrients do you use?
Homemade ferments, compost teas

Song you’d play for your plants?
Scarlet Begonias, Grateful Dead!

How has cannabis changed your life?
It has enhanced my life in a lot of ways. Medicine for anxiety, sleep and pain. It’s emotionally healing to grow any type of plant.

Your biggest screw up?
Letting russet mites take over due to not scoping my plants.

One piece of advice to new growers?
Keep it simple

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