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With medical marijuana legalized, a grow-your-own effort

On a recent weekend at Boston Gardener, a Dudley Square gardening supply shop, five people paid $100 each for a one-hour class in hydroponic growing. Store owner Jonathan Napoli’s tutorial was comprehensive, and his approach direct: Here is how to grow your own marijuana, at home and with maximum potency.

“Even if you’re a legal grower, you may want to be discreet about it,” advised Napoli, while attendees took notes on soil mixture, plant cloning, lighting options, and growth cycles.

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