Category Archives: Flowering With LEDs

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 […]

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 lights. They decide that they don’t want to deal with the heat and […]

Optimal Diode Wavelength Ratio For Indoor Hydroponic LED Grow Lights

What is the Optimal Diode Wavelength ratio for indoor hydroponic LED grow lights? It really depends on what you are trying to achieve with a given LED light. The optimal ratio will be different for a LED only for vegetative growth from a LED for flowering from a LED for both vegetative growth AND flowering. So how […]

Growing Tomatoes Indoor with LED Grow Lights

Most of our clients ask us can we grow tomatoes indoor with LED grow lights?  The answer is yes.  This video is a time lapse of almost 3 months of indoor growing with our very own 450 watt G8 LED grow light.  The tomatoes came out perfect and they were very juicy.  

How many bands of light are best for LED indoor grow lights?

 How many bands of light are best for LED indoor grow lights? There are grow lights that are 5-band, 7-band, 8-band, 10-band, 12-band, 15-band, etc…Which one is the best for indoor medical growing? The quick answer is 6-8 bands of wavelengths. Anything more than six and you are missing essential wavelengths necessary for efficient photosynthesis. […]