Do Grow lights really work?

sophia2changeMarch 14, 2012

My friends told me to try some LED Grow lights. Does it really work?

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Belgianpup(Wa/Zone 7b)

When something new like this shows up and you want to know if it really works, check out the hash grower sites. They can afford to check out all the new stuff.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2012 at 11:07PM
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najoba(8b)

I'm not trying to be funny, but how do you think the marijuana growers succeed in growing their plants indoors? Yes, grow lights work, and you would want to make sure that you have the full spectrum kind.

Nancy

    Bookmark   August 5, 2012 at 9:30PM
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runar

Also keep in mind that you need powerfull lights and distance matters.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   August 7, 2012 at 10:31PM
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herbalist101(5)

They do seem to work but with mixed results based on spectrum and available lumens. An indoor light is much less powerful than the sun.

Though from my research the cheaper ones don't provide such great results, but it will depend on what you want to grow with them.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 12:41AM
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dreamgarden(z6)

I'm interested in keeping my Myers lemon tree alive during the winter months and am looking for a grow light.

I was warned not to buy used because the bulbs only last so long.

You can try a hydroponic site and see what they have to offer.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 8:59PM
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elainebach

I don't think so. I haven't known that yet.

    Bookmark   November 17, 2012 at 12:32AM
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leenamark

In my opinion, sunlight is the best, natural and Eco friendly light. I am not saying bad about those of LED lights, but it is my personal opinion.

    Bookmark   September 19, 2013 at 6:17AM
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