Bugs

by Nebula Haze Various species of stink bug have been known to attack cannabis plants. They lay distinctive patches of white eggs, which hatch into small beetle-like insects and eventually grow into stink bugs. I've never personally encountered this insect myself, but they attack many marijuana plants and I wanted to gather some pictures to help...
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by Nebula Haze Emergency Resources for Sick Seedlings! Sometimes the hardest part of growing cannabis is getting started. If you've never gardened or planted a seed before, you may have to learn everything from scratch. And with expensive and hard-to-get marijuana seeds, there's a lot of pressure to get things right! At GWE, we have resources for...
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by Nebula Haze The following symptoms are for when your cannabis leaves are "clawing" or curling up or curling down. I'll give a short explanation with pictures of each problem, plus links to the solutions! Fix this common (but hard to diagnose) marijuana problem today!     Nitrogen Toxicity A Nitrogen toxicity is the result...
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by Nebula Haze Got bugs on your cannabis plants? A pest infestation can be a grower's worst nightmare, but luckily there are ways to get rid of bugs without harming your plants or affecting your buds. This list of all-natural remedies will get rid of many different types of bugs without harmful chemicals, and some of these...
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by Nebula Haze Crickets will hapilly eat your cannabis plants so if you see this pest, it's a good idea to get rid of them before they build up in numbers! "Regular" Crickets Mole Cricket - these can tunnel under your cannabis plants like moles   Solution: How to Get Rid of Crickets on Cannabis​ Crickets will eat...
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by Nebula Haze Grasshoppers (and sometimes locusts, which are basically just grasshoppers with wings) will hapily eat your cannabis leaves and live among the branches >.< If you see this pest, it's a good idea to get rid of them before they build up in numbers!   Solution: How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers (and Locusts) on Cannabis​...
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by Nebula Haze Broad mites and hemp russet mites on your cannabis leaves are so tiny they are practically impossible to spot with the naked eye, and still very difficult to see under a microscope. Broad mites are more common than hemp russet mites but the symptoms and treatment are pretty much the same for both....
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by Nebula Haze The term "leaf miner" is a common name for a type of pest actually lives inside the tissue of the leaf. These bugs mine through the leaf eating the best parts, and leave a trail of damage behind. A "leaf miner" is not actually a species of bug - it is a generic term for the larva/babies of any bugs that...
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by Nebula Haze How to Get Rid of Mealybugs on Your Cannabis! These gross bugs look white and hairy! They enjoy warm temperatures and don't tolerate the cold. They have even been known to grow and spread even on a drying plant after harvest, so watch out! Like aphids and scales, mealybugs produce a sweet liquid known as honeydew which can...
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by Nebula Haze Intro to Barnacles / Scales / Wax Scale These unique bugs hang out on your stems and under your leaves. They suck out the life of stems and leaves, which can start to weaken your plant if it gets too bad. They release a sweet sticky substance known as "honeydew" (very similar to...
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