Lockdown Pads, a water resistant, yellow sticky pad that attracts a wide range of insects, including Fungus Gnats, Thrips, Spider Mites, Leaf Miners, Aphids, Whiteflies, Fruit Flies, and more.
Monitor insects are with the smallest environmental impact possible, free of pesticides. Can be used alongside any substrate in any type of system.
Integrate these pads into your pest management regime for earlier detection and identification. You can then choose an appropriate pest control product to tackle the issue. The physical action of the lockdown pads will limit the insects ability to take hold in the first place and the pads allow you to spot problems much sooner, allowing the gardener to remediate the issue long before insects can establish.
Lock Down Pads are yellow plastic coated on one side with specially formulated, water resistant adhesive. There is no odour, no noxious chemicals that can affect the surrounding environment.
Lock Down Pad’s are designed to cover the base of your plant, which provides the safest way to stop insects feeding on your plants, disrupting their migratory routes, allowing the plant to produce high yields. As well as on the base of the plant, some gardeners choose to hang the lockdown pads on individual branches which disrupts insects moving across the plant and provides easy access to the substrate.
The Lockdown Pad’s protects your plant from debris entering your growing medium, helps stop molds/algae, and reduces watering since it acts a bit like a mulch. The pads are water resistant, long lasting, and can be used at any stage of growth, right through to flowering with no negative effects.
Lockdown Pads are economical, effective, entirely safe, and simple to use. They are ideal for use indoors or outdoors in potted plants using any substrate or system type.
Provides insect protection, monitoring and early identification for Rockwool cubes, B’ounce Pots , square to round pots and Wilma systems.
Provides insect protection, monitoring and early identification for 8 litre inserts / containers / pots / air pruners and smaller.
Provides insect protection, monitoring and early identification for 8 litre inserts/containers/pots/air pruners and larger.
CONE UP: Place the Lock Down Pad with the adhesive side facing either towards the base of your plant or away the base of your plant and gently remove the release paper to form a cone with the Lock Down Pad. Overlap the slit of the Lock Down Pad to form the desired cone shape and size. Tip: Coning the Lock Down Pad up works great for manual wand water feeding when growing in soil. Keeping water away from the stalk of your plant while continuing to monitor insects.
CONE DOWN: Place the Lock Down Pad around the stock of your plant gently remove the release paper and form a cone with the adhesive side facing either away from the base of the plant or facing towards the base of the plant. Overlap the slit of the Lock Down Pad to form the desired cone shape and size. Tip: Coning Down allows for manual feeding and for visual monitoring of automatic watering systems. If there is a bug infestation in your root system Cone Down with the adhesive facing inside, this will allow for monitoring of the insects emerging from your root system.
BASIC USE: Lay the Lock Down Pad adhesive side up or down in your pot. Peel off the release film.
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