on 3 May 2019, 10:36AM
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It is well known that pests can occupy your garden and your house plants. And if you are growing marijuana plants outdoors you should fear them as well. There are several ways to protect your crops. You can plant anti-pest plants in the near neighbourhood of your marijuana plants. Geraniums are a perfect example for that. Also you can sterilize your soil that can contain the destructive elements.

Make use of the natural predators

If you are growing weeds outdoors, you can ask the nature for some help in order to protect your weeds from pests. Predators like ladybugs love to eat pests like larvae which make them even more beneficial.

Use an insect repellent to protect your plants

There are many repellents available on the market and using a permethrin-based repellent is an effective way to protect marijuana plants from insects.

Use organic repellents

Repellents made from organic matters are also effective to get rid and protect your weeds from insects. Organic repellents are safe for your weeds this is why many growers love to use it. One of the most common organic pest repellents is neem oil. Neem oil is 100% natural and comes from a common plant in India where neem has numerous uses and benefits. By protecting plants throughout the grow process this will help you maximize yield of cannabis plants and grow a healthy crops.

Non-environmentally friendly methods

There is of course many chemicals you could use to control pests and diseases, this is something we do not recommend even though many methods may be considered safe for human consumption.