Blog Entries categorized as "Indoor Growing Gear"
September 18, 2018
Calculate your lighting needs based off of lamp wattage.
September 17, 2018
Small fluorescents don't generate a lot of heat.
September 16, 2018
HPS lamps provide six times the light of incandescent lamps.
September 14, 2018
Quantum flux meters help determine which lamps to use on which plants.
September 13, 2018
Use red light once you've transplanted to trigger stem elongation and flowering.
September 12, 2018
CMH lamps are avialable in two Kelvin measurements.
September 8, 2018
UV can cause cellular damage and plant death.
September 6, 2018
Determine accurate light measurements with a PAR meter.
August 31, 2018
Many CFLs do not require a special ballast.
August 28, 2018
Make sure your fixtures fit T5 of HO T5 tubes.
August 1, 2018
Growing succulents in a unique LED growing unit.
July 30, 2018
LEDs are not an efficient as other types of lamps.
July 27, 2018
Some CMH rigs can compete with HID results.
July 26, 2018
Plants that require a specific critical daylength to flower are classified as qualitative, or obligate.
July 21, 2018
CLFs have moderate heat output, and can be put close to plants.
July 14, 2018
Duel band LEDs produce pink to purple light.
July 10, 2018
Fluorescents are labeled T5, T8, and T12.
July 9, 2018
While red light may deliver less energy, the plant uses much more of it efficiently to fuel photosynthesis and produce sugars.
July 6, 2018
Fluorescent lamps can last for 20,000 hours of lighting.
July 3, 2018
Some flurescents emit UV light
July 2, 2018
Light-emitting Plasma, or LEP, grow lamps are emerging grow lighting technology for indoor gardeners.
June 10, 2018
Dual Arc bulbs blend MH and HPS lamps for warm and cool light.
June 8, 2018
Double-Ended HPS lamps are the next-generation eveolution of HPS grow lights.