Pests and Pest Control


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...

Battle of the Bugs: A Guide to Beneficial Insects Battle of the Bugs: A Guide to Beneficial Insects Battle of the Bugs: A Guide to Beneficial Insects Battle of the Bugs: A Guide to Beneficial Insects


There are few things as troubling as discovering an insect infestation in an otherwise flawless garden. Once discovered, a grower must...

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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.

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

Considerations When Selecting a Systemic or Non-systemic Pesticide Considerations When Selecting a Systemic or Non-systemic Pesticide Considerations When Selecting a Systemic or Non-systemic Pesticide Considerations When Selecting a Systemic or Non-systemic Pesticide


No grower wants pests in their garden, but how they are dealt with can have varying consequences on plant health, your health, and the...

Nematodes Nematodes Nematodes Nematodes


Nematodes are among the oldest organisms on the planet and can either destroy a garden or help it thrive. Monica Mansfield gives us some...

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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...

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As in humans, the symptoms of one plant problem can look a lot like another. Here are a few tips on how to make the right diagnosis and how...

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Once they act, they are easy to identify. From the leaf miner, to its white 'sister,' to others, such as the aphid or caterpillar, insects...

Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips


Aphids, whiteflies and thrips are three of the most common pests of indoor growing areas. Here are some solutions for controlling them.

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The warm humidity of a growroom is so attractive to pests you will no doubt encounter at least one kind of infestation at some point while...

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If you’ve watched the news in the past couple years, you may have heard about some store-bought cannabis containing contaminants like mold...

What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants


Heat can bring out the worst problems in indoor gardens. Root aphids are a particular setback that can do massive damage to your roots....

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If you want to keep your grow room free of mites and other nasty plant-killing pests, the key is early detection to vanquish them before...

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Today, we take a look at identifying damage from snails and slugs and look at biological and natural controls to eradicate them.

How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?


The best way to protect our indoor crops is to understand how they protect themselves from threats like pests and diseases.

Battling Bugs the Organic Way Battling Bugs the Organic Way Battling Bugs the Organic Way Battling Bugs the Organic Way


There are a number of ways to fight off a pest infestation in your garden the organic way. Some organic methods are preventive, while...

How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy


We all want to keep our plants healthy. However, when we see leaves that don’t look quite right, many of us overlook some of the more...

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