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Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology


Started by electrical engineers who took an interest in indoor gardening, G8LED manufactures and tests high-quality grow lights to give...

3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level


So, you think you’ve mastered the art of small-scale growing and you’re ready to take it to the next level? Here are the top three...

The Relationship Between Leaf Surface Temperature and Lighting Spectrum The Relationship Between Leaf Surface Temperature and Lighting Spectrum The Relationship Between Leaf Surface Temperature and Lighting Spectrum The Relationship Between Leaf Surface Temperature and Lighting Spectrum


Are you keeping your plants warm enough? Just because the ambient air temperature in your growroom is ideal doesn’t mean your plants are...

10 Things You Must Look For When Choosing LED Grow Lights 10 Things You Must Look For When Choosing LED Grow Lights 10 Things You Must Look For When Choosing LED Grow Lights 10 Things You Must Look For When Choosing LED Grow Lights


LED grow lights bring definite benefits, but choosing the right product usually proves to be quite challenging. Here are the most important...

LED Grow Lights: Footprints and Planning LED Grow Lights: Footprints and Planning LED Grow Lights: Footprints and Planning LED Grow Lights: Footprints and Planning


Horticultural LEDs offer myriad advantages, but a lack of standardization means indoor growers may have to experiment a little to achieve...

Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers Learn Your LEDs: Lighting Metrics for Growers


Josh Gerovac points growers in the right direction to get the most out of their LED lights and better understand how they help plants grow

Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation


Tricking your herbs, vegetables, or flowers into thinking harvest time is approaching through light deprivation can result in more frequent...

Tanning Your Plants: The Curious Effects of UVA and UVB Tanning Your Plants: The Curious Effects of UVA and UVB Tanning Your Plants: The Curious Effects of UVA and UVB Tanning Your Plants: The Curious Effects of UVA and UVB


Tanning Your Plants: The Curious Effects of UVA and UVB Have on Your Indoor Garden #growroom

Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems


With solar cells dropping in price and battery systems improving all the time, there are considerable benefits to looking at alternative...

The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants


Of all the equipment used in an indoor garden, the lighting system is the equipment that should be given the most consideration

P.L. Light Systems Inc.: The Lighting Knowledge Company P.L. Light Systems Inc.: The Lighting Knowledge Company P.L. Light Systems Inc.: The Lighting Knowledge Company P.L. Light Systems Inc.: The Lighting Knowledge Company


From its origins in Holland to its visions of the future, P.L. Light Systems has a long history of innovation and strong customer service

Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR


Humans need light to perceive color and brightness while plants need light to support photosynthesis. Using the correct metrics and...

The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening


For the industrious gardener it is possible to utilize the winter sun to reap bountiful, sun-fueled harvests in a greenhouse

How Light Movers Work with Different Grow Light Systems How Light Movers Work with Different Grow Light Systems How Light Movers Work with Different Grow Light Systems How Light Movers Work with Different Grow Light Systems


Light movers help you maximize your indoor growing equipment, regardless of what type of lighting system you’re using

You Light Up My Leaf: New Lighting Technologies for Growrooms You Light Up My Leaf: New Lighting Technologies for Growrooms You Light Up My Leaf: New Lighting Technologies for Growrooms You Light Up My Leaf: New Lighting Technologies for Growrooms


As the years roll on, new and more efficient ways of growing are coming to the market and lighting technology is no exception. Here are a...

Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent


To maximize efficiency in an indoor garden, it’s tempting to hang grow lights as close to plants as physically possible, but this could...

Growing Plants Under Artificial Light What’s Missing? Growing Plants Under Artificial Light What’s Missing? Growing Plants Under Artificial Light What’s Missing? Growing Plants Under Artificial Light What’s Missing?


Sometimes, plants just don’t thrive, even when every aspect of the indoor growing environment has been perfected

Who is This Kelvin Guy? All About Lighting Temperatures Who is This Kelvin Guy? All About Lighting Temperatures Who is This Kelvin Guy? All About Lighting Temperatures Who is This Kelvin Guy? All About Lighting Temperatures


If you’re a little unclear about the kelvin (K) rating on your grow light, you’re not alone. The Kelvin scale can be counterintuitive in a...

The Latest in LEDs The Latest in LEDs The Latest in LEDs The Latest in LEDs


Lighting expert Charles Winslow gets technical with modern LED grow lights and how they affect your indoor plants

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