Hi Carol Dee! I’m growing ummmm....... 18 or so different varsities. I wanted to test out a bunch of different kinds, all started from seed. I think my biggest (which isn’t even pictured) is a black krim. The one in the pic above is an Arkansas Traveler.
I picked the fixtures up at Lowes, and ordered the bulbs on Amazon because they didn’t have the bulbs I needed here locally in stock. You want to get daylight bulbs at the highest brightness rating you can get. GE Daylight 6500K I believe is what I am using.
Yesterday I did a top dressing of soil and fertilizer on the the raised beds. Today I did much of the same on the potted pots on the patio. Cut down the patio peas, as this week’s heat will surely do them in. Left the peas in the garden for now — i suspect they’ll need to be removed from the...
In addition to inside under lights, I also started cuc/zuc/etc in larger pots and moved some of the indoor starts outside into this little bugger, as i potted up... clearly, i have more to plant.......sheesh, things are blooming in there! :confused:
I have one of those metal pantry shelves that’s 3‘ wide and has 4 shelves ... but, 4’ wide with 5 shelves would be better, and I will “upgrade“ to one of those next year.
From the top shelf I have a AgroBrite light that’s 2’ long w/ 4 T5 bulbs. I believe I got this as a “set” at the...