Dean van Schalkwyk
Dean is the Director of Marijuana SA, one of South Africa's premier grow stores. He has been growing for over 10 years and is a subject matter expert in Cannabis growing with deep knowledge on indoor home growing and the equipment needed. He also hosts a successful show on their Youtube channel with his hombre Andrew Forte. Dean will take you through all the apparatus and share tips and tricks needed to ensure you optimise your indoor home grow.
Jordyn is the founder of the South African genetics company Green Smoke Room Seeds. The company was established over 10 years ago with the vision of taking the pride of African Cannabis genetics to the rest of the world. They have grown to be one of the largest seed banks globally, stocking >15 000 strains, from more than 130 breeders globally. They have their African inspired range of Cannabis genetics and are considered to be one of top genetics companies on the continent. Jordyn will take you through tips and tricks for germination and highlight what to look for in good quality seeds.
Cuban Zulu - aka Kwanda Mtetwa, is a connoisseur grower based in Johannesburg who is building a reputation as one of South Africa’s finest quality boutique growers. He has traveled extensively learning from some of the world's finest growers and brings this expansive knowledge to the course where he shares his methods and techniques for harvesting, curing and storing Cannabis.
CannaGrowSome - aka Nevironn Felix is a backyard grower from Cape Town who has been growing Cannabis successfully for 5 years. He is experienced in both indoor and outdoor growing and will take you through growing Cannabis on a budget. He is also passionate about using Cannabis as a food source and companion planting which he will introduce you too in his video.
Natie’s (Tamatie - 'Growing Master Growers') 18 years of experience in the green industry as a beautifier, project manager and producer has brought him to the place where horticulture and agriculture meet. He has extensive knowledge and experience of farming and growing Cannabis and is a driving force in the industry. He is a founding member and treasurer of the Cannabis Industrial Development Cooperative of the Western Cape (CIDC WC) as well as founding member and chairman of the Association of Compassion (AOC) and runs Tamatie, a company that we have partnered with to teach advanced growing. See our advanced courses: Advanced Grow Workshop and Commercial Cannabis Cultivation
Merge his instinctive understanding of the Cannabis plant in all its phases with his knowledge and green fingers, and you have a deep source of Cannabis know-how. He takes you through the ins and outs of outdoor growing from his beautiful small holding in Paarl just outside of Cape Town.