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GrowTobacco.net is a new site that aims to provide the latest info on how you can grow tobacco at home at your own convenience. With the high prices of tobacco products, growing your own tobacco is the smart alternative.

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How To Grow Tobacco

Posted by admin | Posted in Grow Roll Smoke, Growing Tobacco | Posted on 17-08-2008

Tobacco can easily be grown inside your garden. If you would like to try growing tobacco for your own personal use, follow the simple steps below:

1. Choose a soil
Tobacco grows well on well-drained soil and where it’s sunny. Poor choice of soil would lead to the withering and dying of the plant. It is also important to choose a spot where there is no insect or pest infestation.

2. Get quality seeds
Tobacco seeds and transplants can be obtained primarily from places where tobacco is widely grown. If you’re not near such place, you might need to order tobacco seeds over the mail or the internet. Get good commercial varieties for best value.

3. Plant the seeds
Transplant tobacco seeds like you would any other plant in your garden. Remove all debris from the soil and bury the seeds on the surface of the soil. Bed the soil for drainage. Plant the seeds in rows about 24 inches apart.

4. Fertilize
Tobacco needs fertilizers to go rapidly and robustly. There are special fertilizers for this plant. But in their absence, you can use the ones for tomato or pepper. Do not over-fertilize as the results will be less than desirable. However, if you want organic tobacco, you can skip this step. Don’t use pesticides in them either.

5. Remove tops and suckers
The tobacco’s terminal bud or tops should be removed so that the upper leaves will get thicker and larger. Remove the buds before they open. Remove the suckers or axillary buds on the leaves if they grow to an inch or more.

6. Harvest and Cure
When the tobacco plant has leaves old and big enough to make some smoke, it’s time to harvest. Curing may take some time to achieve the best taste.

For more detailed instructions on how to grow tobacco, please refer to the “Grow Roll Smoke” eBook.

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Is Growing Tobacco Illegal?

Posted by admin | Posted in Growing Tobacco | Posted on 15-08-2008

Technically speaking, it is not illegal to grow tobacco. In fact, the practice of growing tobacco inside homes and gardens is widely accepted in most nations. It is done in the U.S., Australia, China, Brazil, and India. It could be legal where you are too.

While growing tobacco for personal use is normally a let go case, growing them for commercial purposes is strictly regulated in all countries. Producing tobacco in large quantities to be sold in the market requires license from the government.

The government implements rules against tobacco manufacturing to be sure that market doesn’t have too many cigars than it needs. The move is also done to prohibit the illegal trade of tobacco across countries. Tobacco is hot merchandise and can be addictive. This is why the government of most nations is doing its best to regulate its sale.

In Malta and in Italy, home growers of tobacco need a license from their respective government agriculture agencies. Some countries totally restrict the growing of tobacco in homes. Check with your local officials to be sure.

Growing tobacco in your home has its advantages, especially if you’re an avid smoker. By preparing your own smoke, you can be sure that you get only quality leaves and at half the cost in the market. Cigars grown lovingly in your garden are guaranteed to taste so much better than the ones bought at convenience stores. People who have a distinct love for tobacco are advised to try growing their own rolls right from their backyard.

Advantages Of Growing Your Own Tobacco

Posted by admin | Posted in Growing Tobacco | Posted on 25-07-2008

You may be pleasantly surprised that there are some advantages in choosing to grow your own tobacco. It is a well-known fact that we are all accustomed to hearing the many negative aspects that tobacco can cause us, but what are some of the benefits you can receive from growing your own tobacco?

If you are the type of person that enjoys a beautifully landscaped yard, you will find that growing your own tobacco plants can be one of the most beautiful plants to be grown. There is a wide selection of many varieties that are available that will produce wonderful blooms that will look great in any landscaping design. The lush green foliage that tobacco plants produce is also pleasing to look at.

You just might be amazed at the large amounts of money that can be saved when you decide to grow your own tobacco plant. Not only yourself, but your entire family as well, can take advantage of rolling your own cigarettes from the tobacco that is grown on the plants. Tobacco is something we all know gets more expensive by what seems like every minute.

You can take advantage, just like many other individuals, in taking these advantages into consideration if you would like to try growing your own tobacco.

·No harsh or dangerous chemicals will be added
·Beautiful blooms of the plants offer gorgeous landscape designs
·Large amounts of money will be saved, compared to purchasing tobacco in stores

A Few Helpful Tips In Growing Tobacco

Posted by admin | Posted in Growing Tobacco | Posted on 23-07-2008

You can receive a lot of enjoyment from growing your own tobacco plants, they are beneficial for the tobacco that is produced, and they are easy to grow. If you are contemplating growing your own tobacco, you will find that these plants offer not only the advantage of being able to smoke the tobacco that is grown from the plants, but there are many varieties that also produce beautiful blooms and lush foliage that is wonderful when it is used for landscape design.

Here are a few tips that can be beneficial in growing not only great looking, but also productive tobacco plants.

·For the initial 8 to 10 days, it is best to grow the plants indoors, and keeping them covered
·It is best to start growing the plants approximately 5 weeks before the last frost
·Plants should be planted in soil that is fertilized and thoroughly cultivated
·Charcoal grill ashes and wood ashes are great sources for potash and nitrogen
·Use insecticides that penetrate the surface area for pests
·Tobacco plants thrive with plenty of watering

If you would like to grow tobacco plants specifically for ornamental purposes, consider the Jasmine and the Rose varieties, as these are well known for producing beautiful flowers that are pleasing to the eye.

There are many different types of seeds that are available for smoking the tobacco grown, such as Havana (Nicotiana tabacum) and Yellow Twist Bud (Nicotiana tabacum).

Learn How To Grow Tobacco with the “Grow Roll Smoke” eBook

Posted by admin | Posted in Grow Roll Smoke, Growing Tobacco | Posted on 21-07-2008

In the Grow Roll Smoke eBook, you will learn:

  • Which seeds produce the best tobacco…
  • How to make a sand mixture to disperse tobacco seeds…
  • How much light you should allow for optimum results…
  • How to water your seedlings so they don’t drown…
  • The easiest way to germinate tobacco seeds…
  • Simple techniques for producing the largest tobacco plants…
  • Hands free maintenance allowing you to set it and forget it…
  • The very best time for harvesting…
  • Drying and curing for maximum flavour and quality…
  • The different types of tobacco available to you…
  • How to choose the best seeds for the best plants…
  • The truth about soil types and how they affect your plants…
  • How to handle seedlings so that you do not damage them…
  • How to avoid fungus and mould…
  • How to produce the best leaves for cigars…
  • Why you don’t need a garden or greenhouse to grow tobacco…
  • What to do with plants that show signs of disease…
  • How often to rotate you crop to a new location…
  • How to ‘air cure’ your leaves properly for the best taste…
  • The different ways to smoke your product.

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