Growing Discussion

How to Rid Your Cannabis Plant of Thrips

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that thrips are one of the most common pests that plague marijuana. These pesky insects may not be as bad as spider mites but they can still destroy your plants completely if left unchecked.  There are thousands of species of thrips (Thysanoptera) and …
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How to Rid Your Cannabis Plant of Powdery Mildew

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that powdery mildew is one of the most common problems that can plague your marijuana. This disease, which is caused by fungal species in the genera Erysiphe, Microsphaera, Phyllactinia, Podosphaera, Sphaerotheca, and Uncinula, is fairly manageable in its initial stages but it can …
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How to Rid Your Cannabis Plant of Aphids

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that aphids are one of the most common pests that can plague your marijuana. They are also one of the most annoying, they will appear on your plants without warning since you’re likely to pick them up just about anywhere.  Aphids are a …
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Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For

Unwanted insects and other pests are some of the most annoying problems that you can encounter when growing marijuana. Unfortunately, you cannot fight them using conventional methods like using pesticides as you would with regular plants since it will make your weed unfit for consumption.  What’s worse, some of these nasty critters can be hard …
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Maximizing Sunlight for Growing Marijuana on a Balcony

While growing indoors was an option, instead, I wanted to take advantage of my sunny southern California weather by growing on my apartment balcony. Not only could I use an underutilized space (my balcony was just collecting dust), but also save money on electricity. However, as I started my grow journey I learned the importance of maximizing sunlight while growing on a balcony.


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