Blog Entries categorized as "Gardening Under Lights"

Grow Light Shelf Setup

Grow light shelf setup


How Does Photosynthesis Work?

Plant leaves act as light collectors


Hot Temperatures Can Hinder Plant Growth

Temperature influences plant growth and development


Lamp Wattage and Distance Grow Lights

Lamp wattage for grow lights


Grow Carrots Indoors

How to seed and grow carrots.


Can You Replace LED Grow Lamps?

Can you replace LED grow lamps?


Growing Kale in Cool Temps


Grow Arugula

Arugula is easy to grow indoors and outside.


Countertop Lettuce with Grow Lights

Countertop Lettuce with Grow Lights


When to Start Fertilizing Tomatoes

Don't fertilize tomatoes too early.


How Does Blue Light Affect Plant Growth?

Blue light helps control excessive stem elongation



Rooting Plants in Water

Many plants will develop new root when stems are placed in water.


Full Spectrum Grow Lights

full spectrum grow lights


Air Cooled Grow Lamp

Air Cooled Grow Lamp


Adjusting Height on Grow Lamps Changes Light Delivery

Use one lamp for varying plants by raising and lowering.


Rose Stem Cuttings


How to Harvest & Save Wet Seeds

Saving wet seeds requires a few extra steps.


Grow Light Wattage per Square Foot

Grow light wattage per square foot


Grow Lights: What are Facultative Long-Day Plants?

Plants that do not require an exact photoperiod before they are triggered to flower are facultative.


Collecting & Saving Seeds

How to save seeds.


CFLs Are Good Grow Lights for Living Spaces

CFL work well


Narrow Grow Light Spectrum With LEDs

LED grow-light technology allows you to narrow the spectrum of light you provide to just one color.


Seeding Turnips


LED Grow Lights Run Quietly

LED grow lights run quietly


Grow Vanda Orchids

Vandas like it humid.



What are Chives?

Chives are an easy perennial herb.


Do LED Grow Lights Cost More?

Do LED grow lights cost more?


How Light Effects Plant Development

Plants have evolved to employ sensors to use different spectrums of light for different stages of growth and reproduction.​


Orchids on Display


Lighting Needs Depend on the Type of Plant

Size of plants and growing space change your lighting needs.


How to Water Indoor Begonia Plants

Don't Overwater Begonias


LED Zoned Grow Lamps

Multiband fixtures let you turn on only certain colors.


Do Your Plants Have Chlorosis?

Look for leaf discoloration to ID chlorosis.


Tomato 'Homeslice' for Indoor Garden

Looking for good indoor tomato varieties?



Grow Lights Boost Your Indoor Plant Collection

Want more houseplants?


Countertop LED Growing Unit

Small LED grow units save space


Vegetable Days to Harvest

How do you figure out days to harvest?


LED Grow Light Tech is Growing

LEDs are gaining popularity as teh technology advances.



Use Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights for White Light

Use full spectrum LED grow lights for white light


Grow Microgreens in a Small Space

Grow microgreens year-round indoors


Taking a Begonia Leaf Cutting

Begonias can form new plants from a leaf.


HPS Lamps Can Cause Plant Elongation

Adding CMH lamps to HPS lamps with keep plants from elongating.


White Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights

White full spectrum LED grow lights


How to Plant Bare-root Strawberry in Containers

Bare-root strawberries are easy to plant.


Measure Light with Quantum Flux Meter

Quantum Flux meters measure PPF and PPFD.


Recycle Plastic Garden Pots for Seed Starting

Reuse your plastic plant pots for seed starting.


Mixing Light Spectrums and Influencing Plant Growth

You can also mix and match different spectrums of light.​


Seed Stratification for Germination

Some seeds require stratification for germination.


How to Fertilize Citrus Trees

Citrus plants can be heavy feeders.


Why Did My Plant Die?

We all kill houselpants sometimes. But why exactly did your plant die?


Problems Growing Cucumbers?

Cucumbers need lots of water!


Small LED lamps work in Home Light Fixtures

LEDs lamps fit in standard home fixtures.


Indoor Seeding Station

Indoor seeding stations are easy to use.


Estimating Grow Lighting Needs

Calculate your lighting needs based off of lamp wattage.


HO T5 Fluorescents Good for Seedlings

Small fluorescents don't generate a lot of heat.


HPS Grow Lamps Boost Plant Flowering

HPS lamps provide six times the light of incandescent lamps.



Grow Lights: What is a Quantum Flux Meter?

Quantum flux meters help determine which lamps to use on which plants.


Warm Spectrum Light Triggers Plant Flowering

Use red light once you've transplanted to trigger stem elongation and flowering.


CMH Grow Lamps Offer Full-Spectrum Light

CMH lamps are avialable in two Kelvin measurements.


Tips for Growing Peas

Peas keep it cool


Two Phases of Cannabis Growth


Keep Air Moving in Your Grow Tent

Keep air moving in your grow tent.


Do Plants use UV Radiation?

UV can cause cellular damage and plant death.


What Causes Tomato Early Blight?

Tomatoes are susceptible to diseases such as tomato blight.


Grow Lights: What is a PAR Meter?

Determine accurate light measurements with a PAR meter.



Indoor Plants Turning Brown? Could be Low Humidity

indoor plants turning brown? Could be low humidity.


How to Seed Microgreens

Seed Your Microgreens Indoors


Tomato Vines Need Support

Indeterminate tomatoes grow talll!


Aquaponic Growing Systems

What are aquaponics?


CFL Grow Lamps

Many CFLs do not require a special ballast.


Use Porous Pots to Grow Orchids Indoors

Look for special orchid pots for your orchid plants.


When to Transplant Seedlings

Don't wait too long to transplants your seedlings.


Fixtures for Fluorescent Grow Lights

Make sure your fixtures fit T5 of HO T5 tubes.


LED Growing Units

Self-contained gow units provide both blue & red light.


Rooting Brugmansia Cuttings

Brugmansia are fast rooters.



Grow Basil Indoors

Basil is an easy to grow herb.


Seed Peat Pellets


What are Microgreens?

How are microgreens different from sprouts?


Grow Oxalis as a Houseplant

You can grow perennial oxalis as an indoor plant.


Transplanting and Potting up Seedlings

Transplant your seedlings in stages.


Feed Your Carnivorous plants

Carnivorous plants need meat!


Harvesting Peppers Indoors

Harvest peppers at different stages of ripeness.


Sooty Mold on Citrus Leaves

Sooty mold on citrus leaves.


LED Spotlights for Indoor Wall Gardens

Go vertical with your indoor garden


Aerial Roots on Tomato Plants

Tomatoes produce aerial roots along their stems.


Elm Bonsai Need a Dormancy Period

Give your elm bonsai and break outdoors


Roots Forming on a Plant Cutting

Root cuttings in water


What is a Deep-water Propagator?

Deep-water cloners for plant propagation


Red Chinese Evergreen Houseplant

A Colorful and Easy Houseplant



Spinach Grows Best in Cool Temperatures

Spinach keeps it cool



Temperature Range of Citrus

Temperatures for growing citrus indoors


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