Tobacco Mosaic Virus It’s not known whether mosaic virus has jumped from tobacco to cannabis plants, but in this article I’ll share what I’ve learned so far… Whiteflies/ White fly Whiteflies look like tiny white moths and hang out under your cannabis leaves. White Powdery Mold WPM leaves a white powdery substance that looks like flour or powder on leaves and stems. Neem oil is a by-product from a tree endemic to India and Burma and other tropical and subtropical areas, known as neem or nim tree ( Azadirachta indica ) among other names.
It's an evergreen tree (doesn't lose its leaves in autumn) which can reach more than 20 meters in height, and it doesn't need large amounts of water to develop. Nowadays, and due to its multiple uses (from the pharmaceutical industry to agriculture), it can be found virtually in all tropical areas of the planet, except for those at high altitudes. Its relationship with humankind goes back several millennia, as confirmed by some neem leaves found in 4500 years old archaeological sites along the Indus basin, in present-day Pakistan. Besides its health benefits, neem oil's insecticidal and fungicidal properties are well known in the field of ecological agriculture, since it's a product 100% organic and environmentally friendly. Its main insecticidal compound, azadirachtin , is widely used in all kind of crops as insecticide all over the world both in indoor and outdoor cultivation, and it's an excellent option for ecological agriculture thanks to its repellent and insecticidal properties. Today, we are focusing on this useful substance and will see how it can help us to keep a healthy and pest-free garden. Responsible use of pesticides in cannabis cultivation. At this point in the season, when outdoor plants begin flowering and indoor grows are suffering the highest temperatures of the year, it's common for pests to make their first appearance in our garden, which can be particularly difficult to combat precisely because of the high temperatures, that on most occasions will favour their development and propagation. Our plants are therefore more sensitive than ever to insect pests and, later on and once they have developed buds, to the dreaded fungi .
Because of this, it's the season of the year where the most insecticides (early summer) and fungicides (late summer) are used, because no grower wants to watch their efforts and dedication be ruined by a pest or disease. How can we limit its impact on our health and the environment? This article was born from my own experience during the years that I spent cultivating cannabis outdoors in my garden, when I saw the fauna in it gradually diminish and, fortunately, how I've seen its resurgence in recent years thanks to a more responsible use of phytosanitary products . We believe in supplying Colorado with clean cannabis infused products and produce quality concentrates. CBD is comprised of and owned by Colorado natives who have embraced cannabis legalization from the beginning. Established in 2012, CBD has extensive knowledge and experience in cannabis extraction, always striving for medical excellence. At CBD we handcraft each and every batch of our concentrates to create a personal touch to all of our products. We provide friendly dedicated service and offer speedy turnaround times with no delivery fees. The Best Cannabis Concentrates in Colorado According to Budtenders. On July 10—or 7/10—we celebrate potent, mind-blowing, cannabis concentrates! I spoke with budtenders to get the low-down on the best concentrates for dabbing in Colorado. Here’s what products they recommend and where you can find them. (Courtesy of Kush Masters) Look for it on these menus: Most cannabis connoisseurs consider live resin to be the best concentrate around, and that’s reflected in its price—a gram usually costs between $40 and $80. Justin, a budtender at L’Eagle Services , told me that the amazing taste makes it worth the expense. Kush Masters makes some of the best live resin in Colorado. Their concentrates contain a lot of terpene-rich “sauce,” which Chanel—a budtender at The Station in Boulder—says makes them more flavorful than other brands. Danielle, the concentrate buyer at Starbuds in Louisville, says that Kush Masters’ live resin usually has a higher THC content than other brands. You can dab the crystals for a strong, stoney effect while dabbing the terp sauce provides a mellow, flavor-rich experience. Chanel likes to mix terpene sauce with CBDA crystals for a relaxing, flavorful experience. The 2018 Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 7/10: Colorado Cannabis Sales. (Courtesy of Green Dot Labs) Look for it on these menus: Concentrate quality can vary greatly, and a lot of this has to do with the source material.
As Matthew, a budtender at Kind Love says, “Trash in, trash out!” The best concentrates come from buds that have been lovingly tended to create oil-rich trichomes and lots of terpenes. That’s what Green Dot Labs is all about: whole-plant extract and no distillate. Green Dot Labs ’ live resin is high in terpenes and features big, stellar crystals. Several high-end dispensaries use Green Dot Labs to make their live resin, including House of Dankness in Denver and Golden Leaf in Steamboat Springs. Green Dot also makes Black Label live resin from plants they grow themselves.
Their live resin retails between $30 and $55 per gram. (Courtesy of Kind Love) Look for it on these menus: If you want to dab a super clean concentrate, solventless ice wax is the way to go. It has an average THC content of 75% and costs between $25 and $50 per gram. Since solventless extraction typically doesn’t require much equipment, many dispensaries make their own in-house.