Pest Control


Fungus gnat on top of a flowering cannabis plant. Fungus gnat on top of a flowering cannabis plant. Fungus gnat on top of a flowering cannabis plant. Fungus gnat on top of a flowering cannabis plant.


Fungus gnats are a common pest, especially in indoor gardens. Fortunately,they are fairly easy to eradicate from your growroom.

Ladybug climbing on an indoor cannabis plant. Ladybug climbing on an indoor cannabis plant. Ladybug climbing on an indoor cannabis plant. Ladybug climbing on an indoor cannabis plant.


When a pest problem arises, implementing a natural or organic pest control treatment is the best way a cannabis grower can protect their...

Hand watering garden with hose Hand watering garden with hose Hand watering garden with hose Hand watering garden with hose


If we implement eco-friendly gardening techniques, and avoid harmful practices, we can make a positive impact on our environment.

How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work


There are additives lurking in most gardening sprays, but not to worry, that's a good thing!

Cannabis clone cuttings in a growroom Cannabis clone cuttings in a growroom Cannabis clone cuttings in a growroom Cannabis clone cuttings in a growroom


Are cannabis plants in the cloning stage too small to benefit from enriched CO2?

Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting


Companion planting is a form of polyculture where certain types of crops are planted in close proximity to one another to boost crop yields...

Striving to Survive: Essential Oils, Glandular Trichomes & the Secondary Metabolism Striving to Survive: Essential Oils, Glandular Trichomes & the Secondary Metabolism Striving to Survive: Essential Oils, Glandular Trichomes & the Secondary Metabolism Striving to Survive: Essential Oils, Glandular Trichomes & the Secondary Metabolism


Have you ever wondered why plants produce those amazing compounds that essential oils are derived from? It all has to do with glandular...

Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing


When time is against you or funds are low, there are ways to ensure yields don't suffer so much.

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...

Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way


When fungi problems strike in the vegetable garden, the results can be catastrophic. Eric Hopper has the latest on organic solutions that...

How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight


Alan Ray has some ideas on how to combat aphids, brown fungus, early blight and black spot naturally.

When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators


Proper identification of insect colonies can be tough for hobby gardeners. Fortunately, a magnifying glass paired with this simple guide to...

Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots.


Root aphids have become a problem for indoor growers and farmers alike.

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...

Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever


From plastic forks, coffee filters, diapers, and eggshells, there are many common household items that can help you out in the garden,...

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...

What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting


Many of the problems we encounter in a hydroponic garden are fairly easy to identify. But sometimes the problem plaguing your plants isn’t...

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