Pest Control


Companion Plants for Cannabis Companion Plants for Cannabis Companion Plants for Cannabis Companion Plants for Cannabis


Planting companion plants for your cannabis can really help with the health of your prized buds by fixing nitrogen, deterring pests, and...

Daily Duties: Keeping Them All in Check Daily Duties: Keeping Them All in Check Daily Duties: Keeping Them All in Check Daily Duties: Keeping Them All in Check


Much of the equipment that provides environmental manipulation and correction in a growroom should be checked every day. Automation has its...

How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure


Despite best efforts by beginners and experts alike, crop failure is part of being a grower. From bugs to mold, overwatering and...

Dealing with Hornworms in the Garden Dealing with Hornworms in the Garden Dealing with Hornworms in the Garden Dealing with Hornworms in the Garden


With an ultimate camouflage making them hard to spot, tomato hornworms are elusive and can wreak havoc on your plants. Alan Ray explains...

Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control


Bees have not only long held a crucial role as large-scale pollinators, they have now been recruited as allies in the grower’s fight...

A yellow yield sign in a hedge of green leaves. A yellow yield sign in a hedge of green leaves. A yellow yield sign in a hedge of green leaves. A yellow yield sign in a hedge of green leaves.


Yellow leaves are part of nature’s process but can sometimes mean trouble for your plants. Sally Nex examines seven reasons why leaves go...

Photo of a Squash Vine Borer garden pest insect. Photo of a Squash Vine Borer garden pest insect. Photo of a Squash Vine Borer garden pest insect. Photo of a Squash Vine Borer garden pest insect.


Kate Van Druff identifies nine vegetable-eating insects and provides some ideas on how to eliminate them.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden


Plants need to receive a number of nutrients to thrive. An important step is keeping the bad bacteria at bay, along with establishing and...

The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies


Whiteflies are one of the most persistent and damaging pests to infiltrate indoor gardens and greenhouses. Luckily, Dr. Lynette Morgan has...

Praying mantis on top of a cannabis plant Praying mantis on top of a cannabis plant Praying mantis on top of a cannabis plant Praying mantis on top of a cannabis plant


Follow Alan Ray’s pest control tips for inspection and eradication, and your cannabis plants will live happy and productive lives.

Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant.


Plants have evolved their own natural defense systems to fight pests and disease.

Beneficial insect ladybug on the leaf of a cannabis plant. Beneficial insect ladybug on the leaf of a cannabis plant. Beneficial insect ladybug on the leaf of a cannabis plant. Beneficial insect ladybug on the leaf of a cannabis plant.


Beneficial insects for pest control can supplement or replace the use of insecticides.

10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them


A closer look at how to tackle 10 of the most common problems cannabis growers may face in the grow room.

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When it comes to dealing with pests on cannabis plants, the best way to go is using an all-natural pesticide. Chris Bond examines the...

How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically


As a cannabis cultivator, what are the benefits of going the organic route vs easier, or cheaper, methods.

11 Common Pests That Can Destroy Your Cannabis Crop 11 Common Pests That Can Destroy Your Cannabis Crop 11 Common Pests That Can Destroy Your Cannabis Crop 11 Common Pests That Can Destroy Your Cannabis Crop


Many of the same pest species that are the bane of many greenhouse and field growers of traditional crops can affect cannabis crops just as...

Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed?


Growing your own weed for the first time can be an exciting and overwhelming process. We take a look at what you should consider before you...

The Best Pest Control for Cannabis The Best Pest Control for Cannabis The Best Pest Control for Cannabis The Best Pest Control for Cannabis


Like other commonly cultivated plants, cannabis can be negatively affected by pest insects. In fact, if you grow cannabis for an extended...

Growing Cannabis Naturally with Neem Growing Cannabis Naturally with Neem Growing Cannabis Naturally with Neem Growing Cannabis Naturally with Neem


Discover how growers have captured the essence of robust plants from sub-Saharan Africa and transferred that biotechnology to their...

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