Are White LED grow lights better for growing plants indoors?

The LED Grow Light market has many different brands utilizing various technologies and color spectra to create an indoor grow light. A common question for growers is “Will a white LED grow light grow better than full spectrum grow lights with a targeted spectrum?” The answer is No, and it is easy to understand why. […]

The Benefits of UV light for Indoor Growing

Sunlight is electromagnetic radiation, which includes the visible light spectrum, infrared and ultraviolet light. Ultraviolet (UV) light has a shorter wavelength of less than 400nm compared to visible light. The surface of a plant has photoreceptors that can feel the quantity and quality of light they are being exposed to.  When the hotoreceptors sense the […]

Cardinal Rule on Led Lights for Flowering

We get a lot of emails from customers asking us “what is the best way to flower with LED plant lights?”  The question we ask them is “Did you complete your vegetative state with the LED?” Many people start growing under metal halide or t5 (fluorescent or led) lights. They decide that they don’t want to […]

NASA tests LED grow lights for indoor plants to grow food in space

Why did NASA use LED grow lights to grow food in space? For the same reason that Indoor Growers use hydroponic LED grow lights to grow on Earth – because of the numerous advantages of LED grow lights over traditional systems such as metal halide, high pressure sodium and T5 bulbs. LED grow lights use […]

When it comes to LED grow Lights, forget LUMENS

Lumens, Watts, Power Draw, PAR, Grow Area Coverage Many growers ask us about the Lumen output of our full spectrum LED grow lights. Lumens is a measure of how bright a light will appear to the human eye, not how well a light will grow plants. Trying to rate a LED grow light by its Lumen output […]