How to Grow Your Own Tobacco: From Seed to Smoke by French, Ray () Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(34). How to Grow Your Own Tobacco covers everything you need to know to plant, harvest, and cure your own tobacco including troubleshooting for pests and and horticulturist Ray French summarizes the history of growing tobacco and then explains how age-old growing practices have now become a part of the easy, sustainable, organic methods for /5. How to Grow Your Own Tobacco. by David "Doc" Diaz Thursday, Novem New book presents a step-by-step process for growing tobacco. Ray French, product director of one the of most successful plant propagation companies in the world, is author of the new book, How to Grow Your Own Tobacco: From Seed to Smoke (Cool Springs Press, September ). This book provides an easy to follow step by step guide on how to grow your own hing from the moment you get your seeds right through to the moment that you intend to smoke your finished product is covered inside this book.
Commercially grown tobacco products are exceedingly expensive. Which might be why more people are trying to figure out how to grow tobacco indoors by themselves. Whether you enjoy tobacco for cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or snuff, you can save yourself a lot of money growing tobacco indoors. Despite what you may have been told, growing your own. Even if you’re not a smoker, having some tobacco around could be very useful. Say you have a nice tobacco patch in your yard that you grow each year. Your friend needs a smoke really bad. You want help on a fence, you trade him some leaves and bingo: that tobacco patch has paid for itself. Virginia tobacco, the stuff of commerce, is one of the hardiest plants you'll ever grow. If you live in a place that's warm enough to grow cabbage, tobacco will thrive. If it's warmer, that's even better. I grow tobacco in a tiny area where I live about feet ( metres) above sea level, in a moderate, semi-coastal s: How To Grow Tobacco. When planting your own tobacco, there are a few things to keep in mind. The first thing to make sure of is that you have some small pots and to spread the small tobacco seeds evenly. Make sure you have a good amount of potting soil for your plantlets. Water daily but do not disturb your seeds until you have seen sufficient growth.
You "can" grow your own tobacco, from seed to smoke. About the Author With a strong history of large scale farming on both sides of the family, Ray French graduated with a degree in Agriculture specializing in Nursery Crop Production and Botany from Auburn University/5(36). Sprinkle tobacco seeds onto the surface of a sterile seed starting mix and lightly water. Be sure you place your starting mix in a small flower pot, preferably with holes in the bottom. These seeds should be grown indoors for weeks%(). How to Grow Your Own Tobacco covers everything you need to know to plant, harvest, and cure your own tobacco including troubleshooting for pests and and horticulturist Ray French summarizes the history of growing tobacco and then explains how age-old growing practices have now become a part of the easy, sustainable, organic methods for the home . Finding information on how to make chewing tobacco is really tough. When I wrote my little booklet The Survival Gardener’s Guide to Growing Tobacco, I did quite a bit of research into tobacco curing and the past I’ve rolled cigars, cured tobacco for cigarettes, make my own faux latakia pipe tobacco and even chewed green tobacco leaves .