Grow your own
Stop paying ridiculous prices for your cigarettes, cigars or pipe tobacco, growing your own tobacco, by growing your own tobacco, you can smoke for about $10.00 a week or less. Surprisingly, not many people know that’s it’s perfectly legal to grow your own tobacco for ones own consumption.
Tobacco is a member of the Solanaceae or nightshade family. This family includes tomato, pepper, eggplant, Irish potato, and a number of other plants. Tobacco belongs to the genus Nicotiana, and almost all commercial tobacco is of the tabacum species. The Nicotiana rustica species was commonly used by American Indians and may still be used for ceremonial purposes in some areas. Many homeowners wish to grow a few plants of tobacco in their yard or garden for ornamental purposes or for personal use. Tobacco plants are usually no more difficult to grow than many other garden plants.