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The Best IP Rating For Your LED Grow Lights

Grow rooms can become dirty and wet easily, which can put your light fixtures at risk of  damage. LED lights are expensive. If you want to protect your investment, a light’s IP rating is  an important factor to consider. A single accident – like water accidentally hitting your lights – can render them damaged beyond… Continue reading The Best IP Rating For Your LED Grow Lights

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What Are The Types Of LED Lights?

The goal for any grow light is to provide adequate light intensity for your plants at each grow stage. When it comes to LED lighting, what can be tricky is the issue of light uniformity. Photosynthetic photon flux density (PPFD) measures the amount of usable light plants receive under a lamp. Grow light manufacturers list… Continue reading What Are The Types Of LED Lights?

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Your Guide To LED Beam Angles

For new growers especially, an LED light’s beam angle can feel like a complicated concept – especially when parsing through terminology while choosing your lights. Beam angle refers to the angle of light streaming from the LED emitters. Beam angle is measured in degrees, most LED beam angles falling somewhere between 120 and 90 degrees.… Continue reading Your Guide To LED Beam Angles

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LED Heat Sinks: What Are They And How Do They Affect Grow Light Performance?

If you are familiar with LED lighting at all, you have likely heard one of their biggest benefits is that they produce little heat. In fact, oftentimes LED advocates will go as far to say LEDs produce “zero heat.” There is some validity to these claims. Due to how LED lights are designed, they are… Continue reading LED Heat Sinks: What Are They And How Do They Affect Grow Light Performance?

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4 Red Flags To Look Out For When Buying LEDS

LED lightning is a huge financial investment. While LEDs energy efficient nature means they save you money in the long run, fixtures can cost thousands of dollars upfront. Suffice to say, the last thing you want to do is invest in shoddy equipment. The best way to ensure you are working with a good supplier… Continue reading 4 Red Flags To Look Out For When Buying LEDS

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Low, Medium, And High-Powered LEDs: What’s The Difference?

LED lights are classified in myriad ways on the marketplace, including in accordance with how much electricity they consume. You may notice LED lights are sometimes labeled as “high-powered” or “medium-powered.” What exactly do these terms mean? As you likely know, LED stands for “light-emitting diode.” Labels like “high-powered” refer to the type of LED… Continue reading Low, Medium, And High-Powered LEDs: What’s The Difference?

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Your Guide To Low Stress Plant Training

If you have been growing for awhile, you are probably familiar with the concept of plant training. This is a process in which you physically manipulate a plant while it grows to produce more buds and a great final yield. There are two types of plant training: high stress training and low stress training.  When… Continue reading Your Guide To Low Stress Plant Training

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Your Guide To High Stress Training

When you let plants grow naturally, you do not always have as much control over your final yield. Training techniques refer to means of manipulating your plants throughout the grow cycle to create more bud sites and a bigger final yield. There are two types of training: high stress training and low stress training. Low stress… Continue reading Your Guide To High Stress Training

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Eco-Friendly Pesticide: What Are My Options?

Pesticides are often necessary to keep your plants safe from insects and pests, especially for outdoor growers. However, many pesticides contain harsh chemicals that are potentially harmful to people and plants. Even organic products are sometimes loosely labeled, so it can be hard to find a truly natural / eco-friendly pesticide that effectively keeps your… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Pesticide: What Are My Options?

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