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10 Indoor Winter Gardening Tips

December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because winter is here, it doesn’t mean that we need to put away our gardening gloves and wait until spring to get our hands dirty again. I do just as much gardening in the winter time as I do in the summer! We often overlook the fact that during the winter, our home provides...

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Generally speaking, an indoor gardening operation such as a sealed grow room, a vertical garden, or even a greenhouse will need supplemental lighting to ensure proper growing conditions for the crops in question. For many growers, it can be overwhelming when selecting the type of grow light. There are many choices available as well as...

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Winter Indoor Gardening Tips

September 23, 2014 | 1 Comments

Contrary to popular belief, winter is a great time to try gardening – indoor gardening. It gives us a purpose during the gloomy months when we often feel isolated or sluggish. Indoor gardening during the winter is also a great time to experiment with new types of plants and really put your hydroponic growing skills...

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Indoor growing typically requires artificial lighting to replace the sunlight that plants would otherwise receive in nature. A plant must be exposed to a certain amount of light in order to create energy through photosynthesis. When purchasing and setting up your grow lights there are several factors to consider which will determine many things about...

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Reflectors, also known as reflective films or liners, are another essential piece of equipment when it comes to maximizing the efficiency of your indoor grow lighting. In order to enhance your indoor garden’s lighting system to it’s full potential, your unit will consist of: Light hood Lamps Reflective material Ballast High Intensity Discharge (HID) reflectors have...

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When growing indoors, lighting is an essential part of your grow systems. Reflectors and ballasts are required to maximize your lighting energy and maintain safe levels so that you don’t experience damage to your lighting and/or your yield. These systems will also protect your plants ensuring they are receiving the desired amount of light energy...

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Grow Lights: Brighten Up Your Indoor Garden

August 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

Hydroponic gardening can take place indoors or outdoors. When growing plants indoors, prime growing conditions will require grow lights or artificial lighting to replace the absent sunlight. Artificial Lighting Photosynthesis is the fundamental food making process in all green plants with light being the major component in the process. is a process used by plants and other...

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Energy Saving Methods in Hydroponics

July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

While hydroponic technology is taking off, there’s still concern over the in a controlled environment. One of the primary concerns is economic viability when it comes to the resources being used in production: water and energy. Though there’s still plenty of room to grow in terms of the technological advancements involved in indoor growing, there...

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6 Benefits of LED Horticultural Lighting

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our understanding of light spectrum and its effects of plant growth has improved tremendously thanks to scientific research. With our advanced knowledge comes the innovation of products that can help us achieve optimal growing conditions through the use of lighting technology. One such lighting technology is LED – Light Emitting Diode. Though LED’s are not...

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The innovation and advancement of LED lighting technology has brought with it a host of other important benefits. The field of plant growth research has been able to advance substantially due to the advantages that LED lights provide through full spectrum lighting. Plant science and LED lighting technology work hand in hand to discover the...

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