It’s finally 2020 and with the New Year comes huge new changes to Illinois cannabis legislation and policy. Most notably, card-carrying medical cannabis patients can now grow their own cannabis right in their own home! The law states they are allowed up to five plants over five inches tall. With all this excitement around legal home grow, you may be wondering where to find the best cannabis seeds and genetics to get your garden started. Luckily, this blog will help people explore various options and vendors with great seeds and solid genetics for the optimal home grow experience.

I love Growing Marijuana Robert Bergman

I Love Growing Marijuana

Founded by Robert Bergman, a self-described marijuana enthusiast and weed seed retailer. Mr. Bergman has managed and operated industrial sized plantations and labs where he worked on breeding new, more versatile strains. Be sure to check out ILGM’s blog to learn helpful tips and gain further insight into cannabis home grow.

Mephisto Genetics Farm raised seed

Mephisto Genetics US Store

Mephisto Genetics describes themselves as “a small outfit of autoflower enthusiasts, founded by two friends in 2012”. They have grown to a team of eight people today split across two continents and claim to take a “no smoke and mirrors approach”, actively inviting their fans to watch and help in their “breeding adventures”. Mephisto Genetics documents their strains from conception through to release, typically over 5 generations of breeding.


An incredibly large online cannabis seed bank that is well known for their reliable shipping and free swag (e.g. beanies and t-shirts) with every purchase. Attitude Seed Bank allows customers to pay by credit card or by using cryptocurrency as well. Reviews on reddit certainly seem to suggest this has been a reliable seed retailer for several years. To learn more about cannabis home grow, visit the Attitude Seedbank blog.


Seedsman marijuana cannabis seeds

Seedsman claims their mission is to “preserve cannabis genetics for future generations whilst promoting the need to control and regulate cannabis under a legal framework.” They stress the importance of ensuring “a diverse gene pool remains when politicians begin to better realize the therapeutic applications of cannabis and the possibility that the best way to minimize harm to individuals is through regulation of cannabis and its derivatives under a legal framework.” To learn more about cannabis home grow, genetics and science, visit the Seedsman blog.

Seed Supreme Cannabis Seed Home Grow

Seed Supreme

SeedSupreme Seedbank claims to be the perfect online store for “tremendous value, high-quality marijuana seeds.” They ship to the United States and offer insurance/stealth packaging! Their selection of high-quality marijuana seeds comes from “a collection of renowned growers and breeders from Netherlands to Colorado seed banks”. To learn more about cannabis home grow, check out Seed Supreme’s blog!

Seed City

As per Seed City’s website: the UK based company is said to have started in 2010 by a group of people with a passion for collecting fine cannabis seeds. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Seed City is dedicated to providing a sterling level of service alongside the high-quality marijuana seeds we supply.

Get Seeds Right Here Cannabis Seeds

Get Seeds Right Here

This cannabis seed company offers free shipping and freebies with their orders.

Great Lakes Genetics Cannabis Seeds

Great Lakes Genetics

As per the Great Lakes Genetics website: “our talented seed breeders are using the best of genetics to bring you new and exciting strains of cannabis seed stock.” Their science and techniques allow our store and our cannabis products to be unique. We are thankful for their insights and efforts to bring quality and variety to our valued customers.

Horror Seeds

Horror Seeds Cannabis Seeds

A cannabis seed retailer with a spooky name.

Unofficial Good Guys Cannabis Seeds

The Unofficial Good Guys Cannabis Seeds

As per the Unofficial Good Guys website: I began this journey with the creation CannaFamSeeds, a compassion-based genetics collective that uses the proceeds from sales to cover treatments for veterans and low-income families and individuals across the country negatively affected by Prohibition. We founded The Unofficial Good Guys in 2016 as a means to provide for our own family and to connect all of you to top-shelf gear at a fair price from gifted breeders and preservationists.

Herbies Seeds

As per the Herbies Seeds website: Herbies Seeds is a reputable cannabis seeds shop that’s been on the cannabis market for over 20 years providing top-notch marijuana seeds worldwide. With our expertise, commitment and love for what we do, Herbies Seeds guarantees that all orders will be handled professionally and delivered to almost any spot on the planet. They currently boast over 800,000 customers and have a large selection of strains available on their website. To learn more about cannabis home grow, check out the Herbies Seeds blog!

Get Your Green Garden Growing Today

While setting up your first home grow can seem like a daunting task at first, with the proper information and equipment, it can actually be a fun process! To learn more about cultivating cannabis at home, be sure to read our blog on the basics of seed germination here. With IL cannabis patients finally able to legally purchase and grow their own cannabis, the time for medical patients to regain their cannabis sovereignty is now! Check out the seed banks above and get your green garden growing today.

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Author: Gaurav Dubey

Gaurav Dubey is a dynamic clinical biologist and scientific blogger with a passion for science and traveling the world. Gaurav has earned his bachelor of science in biology and a bachelors of Arts in philosophy from the University of Miami, and his Master’s in Biotechnology from Rush University. He is currently travelling through central Mexico (Malinalco and Tepotzlan) to continue his journey of healing and self-actualization while running his startup evidence-based branding firm, Karmik where he is dedicated to “taking science off the shelf” and empowering readers by making science more accessible to everyone.

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