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Open Letter to the city council about outdoor cannabis consumption event.

Written by on 30 July 2022

By The Alex Greetings City Council member, this is the collective voice of Green Coast Radio (https://www.greencoastradio.com/).  We are reaching out today because we want to give you our thoughts about allowing outdoor cannabis sale and consumption events in our communities. It turns out that legal cannabis isn’t the evil that’s going to undermine the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Flower Fest and Lit Lounge recap

Written by on 22 May 2022

By Alex Robles The 2022 season of the Flower Fest kicked off during the weekend of April 30 – May 1.  This two day celebration of cannabis was held on the beach in Port Hueneme, Ca.  The weather was exactly what you would imagine for Southern California, perfect.  Blue skies, a slight ocean breeze and […]

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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 […]

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Do you want to invest in cannabis? Own a piece of Green Goddess Supply

Written by on 21 May 2022

Green Goddess Supply Eyes Growthvia SEC Reg CF Securities Offering The Cannabis Technology Brand is Raising Funds to Grow and Expand Product Offerings,Market Share and Brand Awareness      HOPEDALE, MA (MAY 12, 2022) – Today, Green Goddess Supply announced the launch of their SEC–approved Regulation Crowdfunding raise (aka “Reg CF”) on the StartEngine.complatform. The Massachusetts–based […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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