Pests and Pest Control


Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings


In this post we are featuring pest control, sprayers, lighting options, and worm castings from companies like PreGro, Reiziger, Hydroworxx,...

Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer


Nothing is worse than finding pests in your garden or your growroom, and it’s no different when those pests are tiny fungus gnats.

Bug Off: Pest Control Basics Bug Off: Pest Control Basics Bug Off: Pest Control Basics Bug Off: Pest Control Basics


The most common plant pests include aphids, spider mites, thrips, fungus gnats and whiteflies. Some, if not all, are eventually going to...

The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us


What do molds, mildews, mushrooms, yeasts and mycorrhizae all have in common? Well, they are all forms of fungus, of course!

InPESTations! InPESTations! InPESTations! InPESTations!


Learn how you can safely and effectively combat your pest problems using low-risk pest management programs that involve a combination of...

Esteemed Neem Esteemed Neem Esteemed Neem Esteemed Neem


Looking for a gentle, organic method of controlling pests in the garden? Look no farther than neem oil, a naturally occurring pesticide...

Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For


Plants often give off warning signs when they’re not doing well. For new growers, it may be difficult to translate what these signs mean.

How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room


A growing number of modern horticulturists are learning about and embracing the power of microorganisms.

Neem Oil: The Answer to a Pest-Free Organic Garden Neem Oil: The Answer to a Pest-Free Organic Garden Neem Oil: The Answer to a Pest-Free Organic Garden Neem Oil: The Answer to a Pest-Free Organic Garden


Neem oil is a natural way to help control garden pests and diseases. Here’s how you can incorporate it into your garden.

Paclobutrazol: Poison, Potential or Panacea? Paclobutrazol: Poison, Potential or Panacea? Paclobutrazol: Poison, Potential or Panacea? Paclobutrazol: Poison, Potential or Panacea?


Paclobutrazol is a plant growth regulator (PGR) that is present in a number of popular products on the market and is used by a significant...

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...

Trellises, Super-cropping & Ladybugs: Increase Your Yields by All Means Necessary Trellises, Super-cropping & Ladybugs: Increase Your Yields by All Means Necessary Trellises, Super-cropping & Ladybugs: Increase Your Yields by All Means Necessary Trellises, Super-cropping & Ladybugs: Increase Your Yields by All Means Necessary


Lee McCall talks about increasing yields with trellis systems and super-cropping and preventative pest control maintenance without toxic...

How Well Are You Prepared? Identifying and Controlling Disease Organisms and Insects How Well Are You Prepared? Identifying and Controlling Disease Organisms and Insects How Well Are You Prepared? Identifying and Controlling Disease Organisms and Insects How Well Are You Prepared? Identifying and Controlling Disease Organisms and Insects


Selecting disease- and insect-resistant plants is a primary example of passive procedures for maintaining a garden free of disease...

The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden


Diatomaceous earth is an incredibly versatile material that helps with prodigious root systems, silica uptake, and pest control.

Cannabis-Contaminants Cannabis-Contaminants Cannabis-Contaminants Cannabis-Contaminants


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

Controlling Those Critters: How to Use Pesticides Safely Controlling Those Critters: How to Use Pesticides Safely Controlling Those Critters: How to Use Pesticides Safely Controlling Those Critters: How to Use Pesticides Safely


Pesticides are widely used in the agricultural industry, but the number of different products on the shelves of your local hydro shop can...

Pesky Garden Pests: Spider Mites, Fungus Gnats, and Caterpillars Pesky Garden Pests: Spider Mites, Fungus Gnats, and Caterpillars Pesky Garden Pests: Spider Mites, Fungus Gnats, and Caterpillars Pesky Garden Pests: Spider Mites, Fungus Gnats, and Caterpillars


In Part II of our primer on common garden pests, we take a look at identifying damage from spider mites, fungus gnats and various...

Surfactant Solutions Surfactant Solutions Surfactant Solutions Surfactant Solutions


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

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...

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