Small town blues

I live in a small town where everybody knows everybody. Whenever I go to buy plant food or growing supplies, I’m asked what I’m growing and I can’t really say. What plant is most like the marijuana plant?

People usually say they are growing corn or tomatoes. However, these are not so much flowering plants like marijuana, but fruiting plants. You want to promote flowers. You could tell them that you are growing a flower garden of annuals. They will set you up with fertilizers which promote healthy plant growth and flowering.

Perhaps there are other solutions. To drive to a small or larger town, where you can to go to a self-service store and buy things anonymously. Another solution is to find the closest indoor garden shop. They might be able to help you with your needs.

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