5 Strains to Start Your Spring off Right

You know spring time is finally here when it starts to warm up outside and green patches of plants begin to show up where the snow was only weeks earlier. New growthy symbolizes new beginnings and this is often a time of productivity and reflection for most – so a strain that will help enhance mindfulness and focus while boosting energy levels is ideal. These five strains will ensure that you start your spring off in the right direction.


A strain that was bred from skunk strains in the early 2000s by Amsterdam’s Dutch Passion seed company, Euforia is known for effects that are upbeat, energizing and euphoric as its name suggests. Having won 2nd place in the sativa category of the 2000 High Times Cannabis Cup and a Best Seeds HighLife Cup in 2002 this strain is potent, mentally calming and physically relaxing without couchlock.

Island Sweet Skunk

Often known for its fruity aroma that is reminiscent of grapefruits Island Sweet Skunk was originally bred by Federation Seed Company and is a descendant of Sweet Pink Grapefruit and Big Skunk #1 and offers a high CBD and THC content. With an energizing effect this strain is perfect for treating anxiety, inflammation and muscle spasms and is enjoyed most in social settings for recreational consumers.

Blue Dragon

Believed to have originated in California Blue Dragon is known to be a cross between indica dominant Blueberry and sativa dominant Sour Diesel – creating a near perfect hybrid that is generally dark purple with bright orange pistils and a coating of white trichomes. Blue Drago is a THC content of over 24 percent in some cases and creates and intense euphoric feelings and a noticeable body buzz.

Black Cherry OG

Sometimes you need a heavier indica strain to keep you in place while you think things through – being more beneficial to mindful reflection than the sativa and hybrids previously listed. Black Cherry OG is an indica bred from Granddaddy Purple and Ken’s OG and is known for its fruity aroma and relaxing full body effects with an uplifting mood.

Mother’s Helper

A hybrid cross between the sativa Chocolope and the indica Norther Lights #5 this strain creates a nice balanced strain that leaves consumers feeling happy, creative and uplifted with medicinal benefits like pain and stress relief, nausea relief and more. Mother’s Helper is what you would expect from the name – a strain that will help you get things done while beating anxiety and stress and keeping your wits about you.


Jillian Nelson