Young Transplants Need Supplemental Light

August 10, 2018

If you skip supplemental indoor lighting for young seedlings and plant starts, you will usually be disappointed. Most windowsills simply are not bright enough. Provide your seedlings with good lighting to set them up for success from the get-go.

Young basil, tomato, and lettuce transplants grown from seed under fluorescent grow lamps.
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Use HO T5 Fluorescent or LED grow lamps, positioned a few inches above your seedlings, to get them off to a strong and sturdy start.

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