Seeds forum: Light Energy for Plant Growth

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Jan 24, 2016 3:50 PM CST
Interesting article ... Micro-Einsteins? Something totally new to me and it never occurred I could use halogen bulbs.

http://www.redrok.com/aero65.h...

Anyone starting seeds up for a cross country experiment?


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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
Jan 24, 2016 5:58 PM CST
Einsteins are new to me too!
But that must be an older chart as it just goes to T12s
and not info on T8s or the newer T5s.
Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
Ignoring Zones altogether
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DavidLMO
Jan 25, 2016 12:02 AM CST
That graph makes no sense. >100 % (not possible) - Y scale. Unless I am reading something wrong.
Micro-Einsteins - certainly not often used. Green Grin!
Seeking Feng Shui with my plants since 1976
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Peonies Lilies Enjoys or suffers cold winters Winter Sowing
Bulbs Region: Canadian Garden Ideas: Master Level Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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CarolineScott
Jan 25, 2016 6:00 AM CST
Good observation! I had not noticed that!
I suppose the test for any light source is:-
whether the plants that we are trying to grow, really grow under it.
Some like the bright lights,
and others are happy with less light or even reflected light.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Cat Lover Greenhouse Tropicals Bulbs
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages Butterflies Bee Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Seed Starter
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Xeramtheum
Jan 26, 2016 10:21 AM CST
I've never grown plants or started seeds under lights .. this was all new to me!
"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

Albert Einstein

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