Sergeant Victor Isdell said gardai went to the defendant’s home with a search warrant and were brought to a shed in the rear garden.
A man who was growing cannabis plants in a hidden cupboard in a garden shed, was fined €250 by Judge John Cheatle at Wexford District Court.
He said the defendant was 42-years-old and worked in a factory. It was accepted by the gardai that there was no question of the cannabis being sold, it was for his own use.
D arren O’Connor, 42, Cois Carraig, Newtown Road, Wexford pleaded guilty to the offence which was detected by gardai on May 14 last.
Nichols, 67, and his wife were charged with production of cannabis and illegally abstracting electricity between January 2017 and February 2018.
Nichols’ age was taken into account and he was given a two-year jail sentence, suspended for two years. His wife received a not guilty verdict.
Nichols initially told police he was breeding birds and that he was growing cannabis but there were only about 200 plants there.
Judge Stephen Holt said he believed that a dealer was behind the cultivation of such a large quantity of cannabis and that it was unlikely the accused was growing it solely for his personal use.
In the U.S., the Surgeon General Jerome Adams has warned about the growing strength of cannabis, and the higher concentration of its key ingredient THC, in recreational marijuana products sold in states such as Colorado, Washington, California and Massachusetts.
A 67-year-old man said he had nearly 700 cannabis plants growing in his garden shed because he needed to ease his chronic pain which could not be helped with other medication.
“I saw a television programme about cannabis and how it can help people and I got information from the internet,” he said.
Also in the United Kingdom, a police drone led officers to a large cannabis factory in Sixmilecross, County Tyrone, in Northern Ireland. A sophisticated operation spread across two houses was discovered earlier this month, according to the Belfast Telegraph.
However, this reflective surface forms a hotspot due to its light-absorbing properties and, this can cause deformation in the plants.
This would help prevent any sort of fire outbreak. Also, incorporate the plumbing system in your blueprint for ease of water distribution on the farm.
These meters help to measure the temperature, humidity, and PH level within the shed. You must have these measuring devices when considering building a grow room so that you can regulate the parameters.
Are there any benefits of arranging your grow room in a shed? Yes, of course, there are reasons why building a grow room in a shed is beneficial to you. Some of these reasons are:
You should strictly focus on this significant aspect when building a shed. There should be channels for easy flow of water to reach all the plants in the grow room.
Utilizing every space available to erect your grow room should be the priority of your plan.
Endeavor to avoid including excessive materials that can infest the farm with pests and any other thing that may be harmful to the crops.