While most people think that fluorescent lights are the cheapest lights to operate, that would be a mistake.  While they are one of the least expensive alternatives to powerful grow lights, such as metal halide or high-pressure sodium, they are still more expensive than LED lights.  This is because the fluorescence comes from passing electricity …

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While most people think that fluorescent lights are the cheapest lights to operate, that would be a mistake.  While they are one of the least expensive alternatives to powerful grow lights, such as metal halide or high-pressure sodium, they are still more expensive than LED lights.  This is because the...

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By Amanda So

While fluorescent lights are not ideal for all plants, there are some varieties that will thrive under this type of light.  Most plants that are leafy and do not produce flowers do well with these lights.  This can include most decorative household plants and vegetables where the leaves are consumed, such as lettuce and cabbage. …

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While fluorescent lights are not ideal for all plants, there are some varieties that will thrive under this type of light.  Most plants that are leafy and do not produce flowers do well with these lights.  This can include most decorative household plants and vegetables where the leaves are consumed,...

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By stephen

There are different types of grow lights available that allow you to grow plants indoors in a controlled environment. Fluorescent lights used as grow lights need to be able to simulate the natural light of the sun while staying reasonably cool. When lights put out too much heat, they can damage your plants. There are …

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There are different types of grow lights available that allow you to grow plants indoors in a controlled environment. Fluorescent lights used as grow lights need to be able to simulate the natural light of the sun while staying reasonably cool. When lights put out too much heat, they can...

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By stephen

Fluorescent lights are a good compromise when you want bright light but do not want to have a high electric bill.  These lights emit light that can be very similar to sunlight but cost much less than metal halide to operate.  They are the happy medium lights for many amateur gardeners.  This is because they …

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Fluorescent lights are a good compromise when you want bright light but do not want to have a high electric bill.  These lights emit light that can be very similar to sunlight but cost much less than metal halide to operate.  They are the happy medium lights for many amateur...

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By stephen

Fluorescent lights can work fine for indoor plants.  These lights are ideal for someone working on a budget because they use a smaller amount of electricity that more powerful lights.  You must watch the distance between the light and the plant because these lights only have a certain area of effectiveness.  If the plants are …

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The post Do Fluorescent Lights work for Indoor Plants? appeared first on TheLAShop Blog.

Fluorescent lights can work fine for indoor plants.  These lights are ideal for someone working on a budget because they use a smaller amount of electricity that more powerful lights.  You must watch the distance between the light and the plant because these lights only have a certain area of...

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By stephen
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