Want to light your plants from an unusual angle, but can't figure out how? Or do you have a limited space for lighting? LED grow light strips solve both problems with ease. Whether they are the flexible kind with adhesive on the back, or the rigid strip kind, LED strips offer the ultimate flexibility. You can put them virtually anywhere and in any position. The … [Read more...] about LED Grow Light Strips (Best For Veg/Clone & Supplemental)
Mars Hydro lies. Their Reflector series lights are great and some of the better lights I've reviewed. But like all Chinese brands, they exaggerate the specs. What's strange is: they seem to have made the conscious decision to lie a little bit less. They didn't decide to just be honest (that would be crazy), only to exaggerate less than before. I guess they think … [Read more...] about Mars Hydro Reflector Series LED Grow Light Review
Welcome. I'm going to assume you're in your 100th hour or so of reading LED grow light reviews and you're still no closer to making a decision. I can make this assumption, because I've been there myself and I've helped countless others in the same situation. There are so many different options these days and, unfortunately, most of those options just aren't any … [Read more...] about Best LED Grow Lights: Reviews & Comparison (Updated Jan 2019)
The best place to grow cannabis is indoors. You have complete control over everything when growing weed indoors, which allows you to really maximize rapid growth and huge yields with incredible potency. But to get the perfect buds, you need the perfect environment. The good news is: even if you make mistakes and don't provide the perfect environment, you will still be … [Read more...] about Best Way To Grow Weed Indoors (KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid)
One light. That's how many of the top lights could actually be called a 300 watt LED grow light. And even it does not use 300w, but it is equivalent to that amount in HID power. The rest are not even close. Unfortunately, misnaming LED lights has become standard practice among Chinese brands (and if you're familiar with my site, you're probably sick of me harping on … [Read more...] about 300 Watt LED Grow Lights (Even The Best Are Not 300W)
Cannabis is called weed for a reason. It is simple to grow and it grows fast. Like a weed. So why then does it seem so complicated to grow marijuana? Why are there so many things to think about and why do I need so much equipment? The truth: you could put a weed plant in your backyard and forget about it and it would grow just fine. But it would not deliver a … [Read more...] about What Do I Need To Grow Weed?
Do people still use high pressure sodium grow lights, given all the hype around LEDs Yes. Definitely. HPS lamps have driven the indoor cannabis cultivation industry for decades. They work and they work very well. While the top quality LED lights can now match, and perhaps even surpass, HPS lamps, many long-time marijuana growers still prefer the traditional lighting … [Read more...] about High Pressure Sodium Grow Lights: Which Brands Are Best?
I'm going to do things a bit different in this review. Before I launch into a detailed review of the Higrow 2000w double chip LED grow light, I'm going to do a comparison. I think it is important to look at the differences between the double chip series and the optical series of Higrow lights, because it perfectly illustrates what is wrong with the LED grow light … [Read more...] about Higrow LED Grow Light Review (Optical Lens Series Vs. Double Chip)
I get this question a lot. Everybody wants to know how many CFL bulbs are needed per plant. But how can you answer that without a little more info? I mean, how large is the plant? What is the wattage on the bulbs? In order to accurately tell you how many CFLs for one plant, I need to know those two variables at least. That said, I can still help, even without … [Read more...] about How Many CFLs Per Plant (Using Watts And Size)
The Viparspectra PAR series of dimmable LED grow lights look great. But looks can be deceiving. Luckily, they are not, in this case. Despite being budget lights, these are extremely well-built and they deliver in terms of output as well. But there is one exception. The PAR600 is a bit different than the other lights in the series. For some reason, it does not have … [Read more...] about Viparspectra PAR Series Dimmable LED Grow Light Review