Pests, diseases and fungi are more than mere annoyances, they’re grave threats to growers’ livelihoods and therefore, are the enemy. Along with the many factors that go into growing a high quality, productive crop, one must constantly keep tabs on potential infestations and the onset of disease. Otherwise...well...we don’t want to go down that road. […]
Continuing with "things that want to eat your plants", we’ve decided to highlight two destructive, but manageable plant pests that love to eat your greenery. Nematodes and whiteflies attack and eat away at plant growth, but with a little pest-killing background, you can rid your garden of such bugs while growing a rich crop.
A common — if not the most common — cause of system algae, slime, bacterial growth and stunted root growth in a clone machine is improper cleaning practices or lacking habits altogether. We cannot overemphasize the importance of cleaning to keep your system bacteria and pathogen free, which ultimately promotes healthy baby plant propagation. […]
The onset of an insect infestation in you garden can result in a sudden outburst of curses and other expletives. But don’t let your mouth turn dirty on you, let Mother Nature kill those plant-devouring buggers. We’ve spent much time exploring bad bugs that leave destruction in their wake, but haven’t paid as much attention […]
Above: A great photo of a mature Mealy Bug thanks to Micheal Masiuk. Such cute names are given for such pesky critters. Leaf miners make a mess out of plants’ foliage, while mealybugs suck plant juice and leave behind droppings. Both are relatively easy plant pests to control so let's dig into some common […]
The best way to keep your plants free of pests is through preventative maintenance. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, cleanliness and constant upkeep are the backbone of any successful crop. That said, plant pests can infect even the healthiest of plants, potentially devastating your hard work and costing more time and […]