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4' Grow Light Recommendations

Discussion in 'Indoor & Greenhouse Gardening' started by SweetMissDaisy, Jul 23, 2017.

  1. Jul 31, 2017
    jackb

    jackb Garden Addicted

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    I prefer the T-5 lights and feel that seedlings under the T-8 lights get too leggy.
     
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    so lucky

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    Always on the cheap side, I have used regular shop lights for years. I change out half the bulbs every year, dating them with a sharpie when I put them in. I have them on chains that are adjustable in height from touching the table, to 3' above the table.
    Along with a fan blowing on the seedlings, I have had pretty good luck starting annual flowers and veggies with these (probably) inadequate lights.
    If I were going to try to grow things year round under lights, I would look for something more complete.
     

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