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The Best Grow Room for LED Lights

Finding a perfect spot for your indoor garden doesn’t have to be difficult. Maybe you’ve come here to narrow down your choices, get new ideas for a new room, or maybe you want all the options at your disposal. Either way, these tips should come in handy with brainstorming your next indoors, dream garden. While making this list –and in order to think of problems and solutions you may also be thinking of –we’ve taken all of these into account: size, temperature, moisture, air, light, and electric and water necessities. Read more

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The Best Humidity Range for Indoor Garden

Humidity is the concentrated water in the air, and it’s an important factor for the health of your indoor plants. The warmer the air (temperature), the more water vapor it can hold.

For seedlings, the ideal humidity range is between 80-90%. Low humidity for seedlings will result in loss of moisture and the death of a seedling. A humidity dome with small holes in the top or sides may do the trick to help them keep in moisture.

For growing vegetables, fruits, and some herbs aim for a humidity range between 50-80%. If your using a carbon filter, humidity higher than 80% may cause it to stop working, so keep your levels between 60-70%. Read more

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Why Aren’t My Seeds Sprouting?

Germination is the sprouting of seeds. There are plenty of reasons why seeds won’t sprout inside: temperature, moisture, air, light and soil. This guide is for you to get started on a bountiful harvest this year.

Many seeds are different, and some of them need different conditions to germinate. Read the seed package carefully, because some will say “outdoor sowing recommended,” and it’ll definitely be best to keep them outdoors or in outdoor-like conditions.

If you find that none of your seeds sprouted, it’s most likely due to environmental issues that prevent the seed from growing. Check your moisture levels, temperature, air, and lighting. Read more

5 Easy Steps to Set Up Room LED Lighting

Are you tired of losing your annuals and herbs during the winter? Even growing herbs on the windowsill doesn’t taste the same as the outdoors. But growing food indoors with LED lighting can benefit to the quantity, look, and taste of your product.

This easy 5-step guide will help you plan your garden, set up your lighting, and set up your gardening area. This should be perfect for beginners, as I’ll tell you the right place, the perfect temperature range, and the extras that you may need for your new indoor retreat.

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What to Grow With LED Lights

There are plenty of fruits, herbs, and vegetables that may be grown indoors. Compared to other lights, light-emitting diode or LEDs have proved to give plants a better growth. They are much more energy efficient than other lights as well; plants suck up only red and blue colors, and Lab Grow LEDs are made with these colors. Blue and white LEDs may produce a perfect houseplant, and if combined with red this will provide a similar atmosphere to the outdoors.

If only growing food indoors were as simple houseplants! Read more

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The Impact of Wattage & Power Draw

LED Grow Labs product specifications are labeled as total Wattage, or otherwise known as power of the light or LED power draw. There can be some confusion when trying to understand the total power draw as opposed to total Wattage of our products. A very basic calculation to help understand Wattage is: Power (Watts) = Voltage x I (Current)

LED Grow Labs products are put into different groups based on their AMPS (Current) of the LED diodes within the actual LED Light. 1 watt LED diodes generally generate around 0.35 AMPS, 2 Watt LED diodes run at around 0.5 AMPS and 3 watt LED diodes run around 0.7 AMPS. Each LED diodes watt is not maximized with the current so that the manufacturer can increase the overall lifespan of each LED., and reduce the heat output. Read more

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LED Grow Room Options

Before you purchase your first LED grow lights to start your indoor garden, you need to designate the right space to begin your project.

The beauty of indoor gardening with LED lights is that your gardening space can be as small or as large as you can manage. Consider the following properties of your LED grow room before purchasing your grow lights.

LED Grow Room Size and Structure

We have seen successful indoor gardens blooming in closets as well as greenhouses that are thousands of square feet. The space you dedicate is completely up to you, but make sure you don’t try to start a garden larger than you can manage. Read more

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LED Grow Light System from LED Grow Labs

You’ve picked out the perfect LED grow room to start your new indoor garden.

The space is well ventilated, it has enough space to grow in, and you’re eager to bring in your plants. But first you need some light. But what kind of light? Before you answer that question, take a look at how different growing systems have different needs.

Choosing Your Gardening Method

There are hundreds of different types of grow light systems out there. Start narrowing down your options by first determining how you will grow your plants. Many indoor gardens are simply potted plants grown indoors, which can be the simplest type of garden to start with. Others go the hydroponics route to keep soil and dirt to a minimum. Aero gardening is also becoming extremely popular as an indoor solution. Read more