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I can answer most questions about artificial plant lighting. I can answer questions about growing foliage plants under artificial plant lighting, what plants grow best under artificial plant lighting and how to design and set up artificial plant lighting systems. I can also answer questions about the most cost effective lights to use. I also have some experience with starting seeds under artificial lighting. I have been 'indoor gardening' for many years. I have about 75 houseplants which 60% of them are grown under artificial plant lighting. I have 5 artificial plant light systems that I designed and built myself. I have done extensive research and have about 10 years of experience with houseplants and artificial plant lighting.

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I have been 'indoor gardening' for many years. I have about 75 houseplants which 80% of them are grown under artificial plant lighting. I have 5 artificial plant light systems that I designed and built myself. I have 6 single artificial plant lights that I use for supplemental lighting. I am also a houseplant expert.

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I have done extensive research and have about 10 years of experience with houseplants and artificial plant lighting. I also have done some volunteer work assisting a master gardener for 5 years.

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2014-11-09 artificial lighting:

Hi James,     There are several ways to set up artificial lighting for your plants. When deciding on an artificial plant light system, keep a few things in mind;    ~ Set up the system in a place that

2014-10-08 Artificial light vs. Sunlight:

Hi David,     I am very sorry it has taken me so long to answer your question. Lately my computer and I have had a tumultuous love / hate relationship.    Snake plants are plants that can adapt to just

2013-10-02 Science fair:

Hi Autumn,     The best place I can think of to start is to think about what plants need and use from light. Foliage plants (non flowering), only use light from the blue/green end of the spectrum. The

2012-01-01 LED Lights:

Hi Rock,     I strictly believe that fluorescent grow lights is the best way to go. They are cheap, cool burning and you get a good light spectrum from them. They are about $10 - $12 at any Walmart.  

2010-01-29 Plant Light Bulb:

Hi Clara,      There are 2 types of incandescent plant light bulbs and GE makes both types. One type is basically a plant 'Display' light and the other type is a plant 'Grow' light.  Plant 'display' lights

 

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