LED Grow Light

LED Grow Light Options

Posted by on March 26, 2011 at 3:29 am

As regards specific types of LED grow lighting systems, there are numerous configurations with choices between UFO grow lights (so named because, well, they look like UFOs), grow light panels and single spot lamps. Then there is the color balance to consider. Typically the ratio varies between 4:1 and 8:1 red:blue and these days the […]

60W LED Grow Light VS 150W HPS Light

Posted by on March 25, 2011 at 2:51 am

After extensively researching plant growth we decided to test our theories by comparing our 60W (Watt) LED grow light to a 150W HPS light in a lettuce grow test that lasted six weeks. Our 60W model produced 109 grams of lettuce while the 150W HPS only grew 58 grams of lettuce. The pictures below summarize […]

An Overview Of Grow Light Technologies

Posted by on March 24, 2011 at 3:43 am

Pretty much every type of lighting technology ever developed has been tried for the purpose of growing plants. This covers conventional incandescent light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, the present market leaders which are¬†high intensity discharge lamps (HIDs) including high pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) lamps, and of course most recently LEDs. Discounting regular incandescent […]

Overview of three main grow light technologies

Posted by on March 18, 2011 at 3:16 am

In this article we provide an overview of three main grow light technologies: indoor LED grow lights, Fluorescent Lights and HID lights. We do not cover incandescent light as these are no longer regularly used for grow lights indoor gardening, only for garden lighting. The best grow lights are able to mimic the precise wavelengths […]