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Research Shows LED Grow Lights May Produce More Medicinal Properties in Cannabis

Being manufacturers of LED grow lights in Southern California, we constantly stress the benefits of using LED over traditional greenhouse methods to get the most out of your plants or vegetation. A recent study conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in Netherlands shows promising results for LED grow lights. Background of the Study… Continue reading Research Shows LED Grow Lights May Produce More Medicinal Properties in Cannabis

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Best LED Grow Lights: California LightWorks Featured in the Top 3 on Ezvid Wiki!

We’re excited to announce that we have recently been featured as one of the Top 10 Best LED Grow Lights on Ezvid Wiki, specifically for our SolarStorm 440 model coming in at rank #3 on the list. 🙂 🙂 🙂 You may view the entire Top 10 list here. We Couldn’t Do It Without You!… Continue reading Best LED Grow Lights: California LightWorks Featured in the Top 3 on Ezvid Wiki!

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UVB Light And Boosting THC Potency

Back in the early years of the medical cannabis industry, some savvy individual made the connection that the strongest marijuana historically has come from the lowest equatorial latitudes and the highest altitudes. It was speculated that possibly it was the higher levels of UVB found in the tropics or at high elevations that might influence… Continue reading UVB Light And Boosting THC Potency

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Light Spectrum and Plant Growth

Ever since NASA began experimenting with LEDs for growing plants in the 1980s, we have known that different light spectrums have widely varied effects on plants. Some spectrums stimulate vegetative growth and others increase the yield in flowers and fruits. Other spectrums seem to have very little effect in plant growth. Thanks to the variable… Continue reading Light Spectrum and Plant Growth

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Using Spectrum Control To “Design” Your Plant

The general photomorphic effects of spectrum are as follows: Ultraviolet light (10nm-400nm) Though overexposure to UV light is dangerous for the flora, small amounts of near-UV light can have beneficial effects. In many cases, UV light is a very important contributor for plant colors, tastes and aromas. This is an indication of near-UV light effect… Continue reading Using Spectrum Control To “Design” Your Plant

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HID vs. LED Grow Light Comparison

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Since their invention in the early 1700s, High Intensity Discharge (HID) lights have become the dominant technology in horticultural lighting. These lights put out huge amounts of light and their spectrum is close enough to the sun to be effective in plant growth. This is the leading technology in indoor horticulture today but there is… Continue reading HID vs. LED Grow Light Comparison

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The Hot Debate: Fluorescent vs. LED Grow Lights?

One of the hottest topics currently in the horticultural DIY lighting industry is Fluorescent vs LED grow lights for my grow operation? Great question. Being manufacturers of LED grow lights, obviously we’re going to be in favor of LED grow lights. But we want to preface our argument with the fact that we still utilize… Continue reading The Hot Debate: Fluorescent vs. LED Grow Lights?

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