Search in the website:

Cultivation

Clakamas Cootz’s (Super Soil) Mix!

Written by on 19 July 2022

Water Only TLO – Can be combined with Teas!!! Base mix: 1. 1/3 sphagnum peat moss 2. 1/3 aération (perlite, pumice, lava rock, rice hulls, etc.) 3. 1/3 HIGH QUALITY compost and/or worm casting To every 1 cubic foot (~7.5 gallons) of the base mix add : 1. 1/2 cup kelp meal 2. 1/2 cup […]

Read More

The grayness of Powdery Mildew will make you cry.

Written by on 19 July 2022

    Powdery Mildew by Rincon-Vitova Insectory Powdery mildew (PM) is the most important fungal disease of cannabis, but also one of the most easily managed of the foliar diseases. It is a fungus that grows on the upper surface of leaves and parasitizes surface cells. Affected cells may be killed, causing brown areas on […]

Read More

Thrips

Written by on 8 June 2022

By Rincon-Vitova Insectary   Thrips  Thrips cause damage that is similar to spider mites; they tend to scrape the leaf surface to extract the chlorophyll. Thrips are tiny pests, capable of limited flight. Thrips damage plants by feeding on leaf and flower tissue, leaving a silvery appearance. They also lay eggs in leaves and flower […]

Read More

If you see butterflies/moths you’re going to get Caterpillars in your cannabis.

Written by on 8 June 2022

  By Rincon-Vitova Insectary Caterpillars (& Moths)  “Caterpillar” is the common name for the larvae of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths). Armyworms and cutworms generally eat seedlings. Bollworms and budworms typically feed on seeds and inside flowers. Hemp Borer and European corn borer are often found inside of […]

Read More

Don’t get caught in the Spider Mites web of sadness.

Written by on 8 June 2022

By Rincon Vitova Insectary Spider Mites (Tetranychus spp)     Mites are common pests both on indoor and outdoor crops. Mites aren’t insects but members of the arachnid class along with spiders and ticks. Spider mites, also called web spinning mites, are often the most common mite pests and include the Pacific spider mite, two-spotted […]

Read More

Russet Mites

Written by on 21 May 2022

Russet Mites (Aculops cannabicola)  By Rincon Vitova Insectary Hemp russet mites are hard to control if they get started in the garden.  Extremely high populations of mites may build in late summer which damage maturing buds/flowers and reduce yield and quality. They feed on foliage, including petioles, meristems and leaves. Russet mites feed on stigmas […]

Read More

Broad Mites in the garden are poison.

Written by on 6 April 2022

by Rincon-Vitova Insectary Broad Mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus)  This destructive pest lives on a wide host range. Broad mites secrete and inject a toxic growth regulator into plants as they feed. The toxin causes twisted, hardened and distorted growth and terminal leaves and flower buds become malformed. The reason broad mites are such a problem is […]

Read More

Root Aphids suck on your Roots

Written by on 1 April 2022

by Rincon-Vitova Instectary Root Aphids (Pemphigus populivenae)   Root aphids feed on the root system, sucking so much sap that the plants do not receive proper sustenance. Leaves turn yellow and little new growth occurs. They can move from plant to plant via the drainage holes in pots, or through irrigation water that drains from one […]

Read More

Aphids will zap the sap out of your plants.

Written by on 1 April 2022

by Rincon-Vitova Insectary Aphids  Aphids suck plant sap, which causes distortion of leaves and shoots and reduces plant vigor. As aphids feed, they produce sticky honeydew, which attracts sooty molds, and reduces photosynthetic capacity. Some species also transmit plant viruses.  Identification  Aphids are soft-bodied, pear-shaped insects, 1/16-1/8 inch long.  Most are wingless, but some have […]

Read More

Whiteflies in your cannabis garden might make you cry..

Written by on 1 April 2022

  by Rincon-Vitova Insectary        Whiteflies are not flies but are related to honeydew producing pests like aphids, scales, mealybugs. They have piercing, needlelike mouthparts to suck sap from plants. Large populations can cause plant distortion, discoloration, yellow or silvering of leaves, leaves to fall off plants, and serious crop losses. Some whiteflies transmit viruses […]

Read More

Load more