How much electricity does a fluorescent grow light use?

Answer Calculate electrical costs by combining the wattage of the lights and dividing by 1000 for the kilowatts used. Multiply this number by the charged amount from the electric company, as it will vary ... Read More »

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Can You Grow Seedlings Under a Fluorescent Light?

Starting seedlings indoors is necessary in cooler climates to protect young seedlings. Using the correct light to grow healthy seedlings is a necessary element of this, and fluorescent lights are a... Read More »

Do plants grow better under a fluorescent light or the sun?

Although the natural light from the sun is ultimately best, plants can grow very well under artificial fluorescent light. As long as the quality, duration and intensity needs of the plant are met, ... Read More »

When should you change your fluorescent grow light?

On One Hand: Grow Light LifePer Home Harvest Garden Supply the average fluorescent grow light has a life of about 10,000 hours. This means if you used the light an average of 16 hours a day, the li... Read More »

Why do plants grow under fluorescent light?

Plants use light energy (present in the photons of blue and red light) to break apart carbon dioxide and combine it with nutrients in order to produce glucose. Any lighting will do as long as it is... Read More »