Pests

How to Rid Your Cannabis Plant of Slugs & Snails

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that slugs and snails are one of the most common pests that plague marijuana. However, they are not the worst. Although these molluscs are voracious eaters and can destroy your plant when left alone, they are easy to prevent and get rid of.   …
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How to Rid Your Cannabis Plant of Bud Rot

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that bud rot is one of the most common diseases that plague marijuana. Also called “grey rot” this mold is also one of the most sinister, it’s truly disheartening to see your buds suddenly waste away before your eyes after months of hard …
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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 Spider Mites

In Common Marijuana Insects and Pests to Look Out For we mentioned that spider mites are one of the most common pests that can plague your marijuana. These pests are a particularly big problem since they are almost invisible to the naked eye and also one of the fastest to multiply.  Since spider mites attack …
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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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Beneficial Insects for Growing Weed

Humans have long used beneficial insects to protect their crops from pests, with historical documents suggesting that it could have been as early as 200 AD. In the Talmud, there is a mention of the use of ant colonies for control purposes. It is also known that predatory ants were used by citrus farmers in …
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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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