Most issues can be avoided with proper planning. Clearing a buffer area around your plants can go a long way, but your first line of defense is a healthy plant that can defend itself naturally.
Pests come in many forms, from large deer and gophers to small slugs and spider mites. Weeds will not damage cannabis, but they will compete for the nutrients in the soil and reduce the quality and yield of your crops. A light layer of mulch on top of your soil can prevent weeds from sprouting in the middle of your plants' cycle.
Organic pesticide and insecticide solutions can be effective if used properly. If you can avoid it, it is always best to not spray anything on your plants while they are flowering.
Beneficial insects, fungi, and bacteria can also be used to protect your plants from their parasitic or predatory counterparts. Jumping spiders, ladybugs, and other native, beneficial predatory insects can clear your crop of insects such as aphids and whiteflies. Additionally hemlock species use poison glands located inside leaves so this may help when battling pests – remember however that these toxins aren't toxic enough to kill an unsuspecting grasshopper!
- Jan 12, 2022 Outdoor Pests Most issues can be avoided with proper planning. Clearing a buffer area around your plants can go a long way, but your first line of defense is a healthy plant that can defend itself naturally.
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- Oct 18, 2020 How to Trim Cannabis Trimming is mainly intended to remove the bucking buds off, and to remove sugar, and fan leaves. Trimming is also an important process for curing as trimmed buds offers uniform, and well-balanced moisture contents, and offers flavorful, and even smoking experience.
- Oct 5, 2020 How to Cure and Store Cannabis Cannabis requires proper management, care, and attention, and any mismanagement can exert negative influences on the final product. Usually, harvesting is the last stage for many crops, but it is not true for cannabis, as it requires vital steps of drying, and curing.
- Sep 20, 2020 Benefits of Organic Production of Cannabis Organic production of cannabis is significantly helpful to improve its growth, development and production on a sustainable basis. It does not cause negative consequences and footprints on the environment. There is no use of synthetic chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and hormones, so the