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Body And Sulfur: Want To Stop Spider Mites & Russet Mites? Most Cannabis Growers Don’t Know About These Two Top-Notch Life Hacks

It can seem like a never-ending battle. In their bid to stop those nasty little grow-op invaders, a.k.a spider mites and russet mites, I know growers who’ve tried every anti-pest intervention known to our cannabis community. In past articles we’ve discussed the harmful use of agricultural poisons as growers go to war with insects that […]

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Marijuana Grower Dilemma: To Poison Or Not To Poison? (Part II)

In a previous article, we explained that using pesticides like Avid, Eagle 20, and Floramite on marijuana plants could damage growers, consumers, the environment and cannabis plants. Currently agricultural and landscaping poisons are not recommended for use on marijuana, and it’s unlikely any ever will be, because these poisons can be harmful to consumers when […]

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Tainted Bud: These Products Are Used On Marijuana Plants To Kill Fungi And Pests — But Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good (Part I)

There’s a dangerous problem permeating our growing marijuana community: poisoned crops. And it’s not a new problem. Forty years ago, during then-President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, covert marijuana growers were spraying and aerosolizing harmful Big Agriculture pesticides and fungicides on their outdoor and indoor plants — and not much has changed today. Even though […]

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Summer Marijuana Grow Room Success Strategies

Some marijuana growers take the summer off, but many of us keep on running our marijuana grow rooms, even during summer heat. Let’s take a look at success strategies so you better manage the challenges of a summer marijuana grow room: Armor your plants with potassium silicate. Potassium silicate is present in rich soil, but […]

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Natural Methods to Defeat Marijuana Pests

When you’re growing marijuana outdoors or indoors, you can plant inexpensive companion plants with them—plants that repel spider mites, aphids, thrips, budworms, and other marijuana pests. As an added benefit, many of these plants are edible and medicinal! Let’s look at the plants you can plant outdoors around your outdoor marijuana plants, around the outside […]

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