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Selecting Gardening Grow Lights: Helpful Tips

Success in plant growth depends on the quality of the light. It goes without saying that for plants to thrive, they need adequate light, either in the form of natural sunlight or artificial lights that can mimic sunlight. We can help if you need some advice on how to pick grow lights. Make the best decision with the help of these suggestions!

Choosing LED

When deciding on grow lights, LED should be your first option. While many people believe that choosing a solution that produces more heat is the best option, LED is actually the better option because it offers a more customized wavelength, impressive durability, and best of all, it reduces energy costs because the lamps must be on for anywhere between 10 and 18 hours per day, depending on the plant type. Additionally, there are lights that operate in two stages, making it even simpler to cycle through each stage of plant growth. To reduce disturbance and lamp changes, LED is also highly durable both in terms of construction and lamp life.


The issue of durability while selecting your LED grow lights is essential to success. When purchasing this sort of fixture, look for features like robust housings, IP ratings for the environment, and manufacturer guarantees to extend the fixture's lifespan.

The Semi-Conductor

The semiconductor chip should be taken into account when selecting grow lights as well. It won't be able to aid in growing the way you planned for the fixture if you select a semiconductor chip that isn't as powerful as you require. To guarantee sufficient power for this task, use a semiconductor with a minimum output of 3 watts. You need at least 32 watts for an LED grow lamp in terms of wattages as they relate to illumination.

Measuring the Area

In order to obtain the appropriate lighting solutions for this project, measurements are essential. To make sure there is enough light dispersion for each row of plants, you need measure the grow room's size. This is essential to avoid having a fixture that is too large for the area or, on the other hand, not enough light fixtures for a larger grow house because grow lights come in a variety of lengths and widths.

A Simpler Solution

We would love to come out to your property and find lighting solutions for your garden space. We specialize in lighting and are confident we could come up with a solution that would both benefit your garden and your home.

Reach out to us at the link and get a free appointment scheduled.


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