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Eric Vinje

Diane –

Commercial fluorescent lights such as shop lights, have long been used by indoor gardeners and they will keep plants alive if not healthy and productive. But using the latest generation fluorescent grow lights will result in noticeable improvement. Fluorescents are affordable, use less electricity than high-density lights and are cool to operate.

Advances in spectral display and intensity of fluorescents designed specifically for indoor gardening, such as high output T5 lamps, make them a good choice for the casual indoor gardener. A T5 fluorescent light system will put out almost twice the light as a standard shop light.


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