Q&A with Jorge: LED Lights

Q&A with Jorge LED Lights Hi Jorge, What do you know about LED grow lights? Would you recommend them? If so what for? Dutch master Hey Dutch master, I have been researching LED lights for the last couple of years. LED lights generate very little heat so they can be placed close to plants. They…

Monster Plants

by Jorge Cervantes Photos by Humboldt Local Area The photos are plants in northern California, but there are a large number of giant plants throughout the state, and there are many in Oregon, which has a slightly cooler climate.   Big plants require a big hoop house that can accommodate small to medium-size plants under…

Q&A with Jorge: Killing Spider Mites

Q&A with Jorge Killing Spider Mites Rotenone is an extract of roots of several plants including Derris species, Lonchocarpusspecies, and Tephrosiaspecies. This poison is a Non-selective contact insecticide, stomach poison, and slow-acting nerve poison. Rotenone controls of beetles, caterpillars, flies, mosquitoes, thrips, weevils, and beneficial insects. They have to eat it to die. Rotenone does…