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Dealing With Existing Pests

While Hedge Defense shines when it comes to prevention, if your plants are already plagued with one of Hedge Plant Protectant's target pests, plant health can be restored.

Don't Panic, Just Adjust

Instead of Hedge's weekly preventative application schedule, a more aggressive remediation schedule will need to be temporarily implemented. For infected or infested plants, Plant Protectant needs to be applied three times in one week, days 1, 3, 7 - followed by the normal weekly application.

If you happen to see target-pest problems develop in your protected grow, don't panic. Application technique is usually the culprit; instate a remediation routine, followed by regular weekly maintenance as normal, taking care to apply thoroughly on all leaf surfaces. As long as the pest falls within Hedge's sites (small insects, mites, aphids, fungus and plant disease), there is no need to isolate the plant(s) during remediation treatment. If the pest in question is a large insect, additional measures and products may need to be implemented.

Always have somewhere for the unwanted insects to go, whether it's a sticky trap, a vent fan, predatory beneficial insects or sacrificial plants. Remember, Hedge Defense Plant Protectant itself does not kill insects. Adult insects will vacate treated surfaces in search of a more suitable home. Junior insects without a method to escape will expire in place. Try not to let the sight of small insects flying around unsettle you, as long as the plants are not being harmed - it's okay!

Eyes on The Prize

Early detection is the key to minimizing damage and/or spread of pests and disease. Attention to detail when applying Hedge Defense Plant Protectant and maintaining a weekly preventative schedule is the secret to success.


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