Q&A with Jorge: Brown Spots

Q&A with Jorge Brown Spots Hi Jorge, I noticed brown spots on some of the older fan leaves of my plants. This happened one other time and I thought it was nutrient lock-up due to the wrong pH balance in my soil. I am using all organic products and have been following the soil feeding…

Q&A with Jorge: Purple Bud

Q&A with Jorge Purple Bud Hey Jorge – My buddy and I were in heated debate about “Purple ‘Weed.” ‘We are referring to the color in the bud of course. I was arguing that the purple in the bud is merely a nutrient deficiency when the plant was being budded, and he said no the…

Q&A with Jorge: Fungus!

Q&A with Jorge Fungus Hey Jorge, Can you tell me about fusaria and if QuantumTM is the proper fungicide? Rodney Hey Rodney, Fusarium wilt is most common in warm grow rooms and greenhouses. Recirculating nutrient solutions above 24 degrees C creates perfect conditions for fusarium. The water and nutrient solution carries this disease with it…

Q&A with Jorge: Ladybird Beetles

Q&A with Jorge Ladybird Beetles Is it true that you can put ladybugs in your growroom and they will keep spider mites and other pests away? T.S.T. Via Internet Dear T.S.T., No. In the United States, most ladybird beetles (ladybugs) are collected in California in the Sierra Mountains. The ladybugs are hibernating and full of…