Lesson 4 : How To Fight The Spider Mite November 27, 2015 Growing Tips First Watch : Teachings Of The Garden Sage Lesson 4 What did we learn? You’ve heard ‘A good offense is the best defense’ and its tried and true. That’s why we would recommend keeping your plants as healthy as you can to cut the problem off at the roots (pardon the pun). Try using things like Vermi T early on and Mega Wash when you experience the symptoms to be assured that your crop achieves the best results. If you do end up with Mites David recommends the following : Drop the temperature and raise the humidity. This will slow down the reproduction rate allowing for you to tackle the problem before it spreads too far. It only takes up to 3 days to kill your plants once the infestation spreads so be sure to keep a close eye on them and we can’t emphasize enough the importance of keeping your plants in good health. The best prevention and removal methods : Vermi T Solution, Pine oil fertilizers, Pesticides, Pyrethrins, or Mega Wash. If you encounter this problem and these solutions just aren’t cutting it for you feel free to post on our facebook wall or message us for more resources and growing advice. As always, happy growing! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.