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There’s nothing better than biting into a nice, crunchy salad made with homegrown lettuce leaves, but with frost covering the backyard...

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We’ve known for a long time that plants see light differently than humans do, and scientists continue to examine how plants respond to...

Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works Induction Lighting: What it is and How it Works


Induction lighting uses an electronic ballast to create a high frequency that generates a small amount of energy. It then sends that energy...

The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light The Myth of Night Light


The Myth Anyone who grows poinsettias and Christmas cacti knows that controlled light exposure is crucial for flower bud development. I...

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We have all seen the plethora of advertisements in the magazines about LED grow lights. When LEDs first hit the horticulture market, they...

How Much Does This Light Cover? How Much Does This Light Cover? How Much Does This Light Cover? How Much Does This Light Cover?


As a merchant, one of the most frustrating questions that I get asked all the time is, “How much area will this light cover?” Even worse is...

Overcoming Sticker Shock: The Return on Investment of LED Grow Lights Overcoming Sticker Shock: The Return on Investment of LED Grow Lights Overcoming Sticker Shock: The Return on Investment of LED Grow Lights Overcoming Sticker Shock: The Return on Investment of LED Grow Lights


Ok, I’ll admit it, the MBA in me has always wanted to write this article. Way too often people shrug off LED grow lights when they see the...

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?


A number of years ago, a lighting engineer, who was also an avid home gardener, decided to grow tomatoes completely under artificial light....

New Trends in Hydroponic Growing: What to Expect in 2016 and Beyond New Trends in Hydroponic Growing: What to Expect in 2016 and Beyond New Trends in Hydroponic Growing: What to Expect in 2016 and Beyond New Trends in Hydroponic Growing: What to Expect in 2016 and Beyond


Technological advancements in the hydro industry are happening, fueled by the growing demand for fresh produce that’s cultivated closer to...

Maintaining Healthy Hydroponic Root Systems Maintaining Healthy Hydroponic Root Systems Maintaining Healthy Hydroponic Root Systems Maintaining Healthy Hydroponic Root Systems


While root growth and health may go largely unobserved by many indoor gardeners, well-functioning root systems are vital to plant...

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