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Using Pesticides on Cannabis

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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marijuana pests

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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Stopping Marijuana Pests the Organic & Natural Way

Think about the non-human enemies of your marijuana grow room. Spider mites, broad mites, thrips, aphids, root aphids, whiteflies, powdery mildew, fungus gnats, and gray mold—those are the most common enemies of your marijuana plants. Growers use pesticides, fungicides, Neem, Azamax, horticultural soap, sulfur burners, and other methods to fight these enemies. But sometimes the […]

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Outdoor Marijuana Growing

Outdoor Marijuana Growing: Time to Start Planting

Spring is here, and it’s time to start planning your outdoor marijuana growing season, which traditionally runs from March through October in most places. You want a jumpstart on your planning and planting, so your marijuana plants are rooted and ready to be put outdoors as soon as fears of frost are past. Time the […]

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