The Secret Behind Mantis EC Efficacy and Quality

You may be a grower who has already used Mantis EC or perhaps you’ve found this page in search for an effective organic insecticide/miticide and are thinking about using Mantis botanical pesticide products. In this post, I want to break down how Mantis EC is formulated and manufactured to provide past, present, and future growers a …

How to Control Spider Mites Organically

Have you started seeing tiny dots on the leaves that are orange, yellow, or white?  Have you noticed light webbing over the leaves or buds?   No, you don’t have a nutrient problem or an infestation of spiders.  It’s more than likely an infestation of tiny little bugs called spider mites.   These bugs while …

How to Start a Compost Pile

Some people skip on turning their kitchen scraps and other compostable materials into compost because they worry that it’s going to be too hard to do, that they don’t have enough space to do it, or that it’s unsanitary to have around their home or yard.   The truth is that composting isn’t too hard …

Fungus Gnats: How to Protect Your Growroom

There aren’t many things worse than finding that you have fungus growing in your indoor growroom.   One of those things that is worse just happens to be fungus gnats.   These are common pests that can be found in areas where plants are being grown indoors, and there is high moisture and/or humidity in …

Mycorrhizae: Boost Plant Growth and Yield

As gardeners, we know all about great partnerships in the garden.  Compost and growing vegetables.  Earthworms and airy soil.  Bees and pollination.   One partnership that may be lurking right under your nose is the one between your plants and already existing mycorrhizal fungi in your soil.   This is a pretty strong partnership that …

How to Use Neem Oil in Your Garden

There is a good chance that you may be like myself, and think, hey, I’ve got a neem spray out in the garden shed ready to take on the nasties in your garden only to realize that it’s not the most effective spray.   You may think that you’ve used it in the past with …

7 Grower Benefits to Neem Oil

Neem oil is a vegetable-type oil pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem tree, which is an evergreen tree native to India. Indian people discovered the many benefits of neem oil generations ago and have been using it for a variety of applications in medicine, health, beauty, and plant pesticides, which we’ll discuss further. Pure, …

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