Each time you see beautiful flowers or any other flourish plants, have you ever wondered what makes them so exuberance? Many factors contribute the healthy growing of plants, water, soil, nutrition, and most importantly: lighting. However, because of unexpected climate change and weather expectation, plants, especially plants grow indoors are not able to get enough light. Right amount of light are extremely essential for plants to grow healthily and strongly. To solve the above problems, grow lights arise at the right moment. To make sure your indoor plants get proper light neither too much in case plants will wither and die nor too little in case plants are weak and spindly, here are some tips you’re your reference. You may know why do we use grow lights, here is another question: “Why Do We Use LED Grow Lights?” What is LED Grow Lights? What it the difference between led grow lights and grow lights? Please see”The advantages of using LED Grow Lights” Hope you enjoy your plant-growing process and have a great harvest!
First, make sure the cleanness of your light bulbs. Dirt filters the amount of light hence reduce its efficiency. Please always remember to wipe the grow light bulbs every month with a clean, damp cloth to guarantee the cleanness. Accumulated dirt and dust on bulbs can never be tolerated.
Second, you have to always make sure that your plants getting not too much or too little light. Thus, you should pay attention to the distance from the grow lights to your plants. There is an easy way to tell if the distance is ok. Put your hands above your plants. If you can feel the heat which comes from the bulbs, then the distance is too close and you should more your lights up a little bit.
The third tip is very important so you should always bear it in mind. As your plants grow, they are getting closer to the light bulbs. To avoid the plants being damaged by extra heat, please check the distance as told you above. You only need to do this once a week and each time it takes only a few seconds.
Fluorescent tube lights are one major type and are used by some farmers and gardeners. Flaws do exist though. Fluorescent tube light doesn’t emit lights evenly. That’s to say at the middle of the tube, fluorescent tube lights are brighter and emit more intensive lights. At the two ends the tube, the light is much darker. To make sure that your plants grow straightly all the time, you have to rotate your plants.
Fluorescent lights have another flaw. As they are used and worn out, the two ends begin to become darker and darker. At that time, the lights are not as effective as they were new. The best solution for this is to replace the grow lights before they total burn out. It may be a little troublesome and expensive, but to make sure your plants grow healthily, you’d better do this.
I hope you’ve found that these information is very useful for you. If you have more questions about grow lights, please contact us.