Ceramic Metal Halide grow lights are growing in popularity among indoor growers- particularly marijuana and medical cannabis growers- for two reasons: their even light spectrum that’s good for flowering and vegging, and their ability to pump out major light energy with relatively low energy consumption. With so many options out there, though, it can be … Read moreThe Best Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH) Grow Light of 2019
To grow the best indoor plants- like those crazy indoor medical marijuana plants you see in magazines- you need to know what equipment you buy to get the job done. But how the heck are you supposed to know what to buy? You could do hours and hours of research and try to piece your growing … Read moreThe Best Marijuana Grow Kit of 2019
Ceramic Metal Halides or Light Emitting Ceramics are the latest up and coming light in the indoor horticulture community. These lights are well regarded for their full spectrum capabilities and low heat when being compared to the traditional HPS/MH. With so much buzz, many companies are hopping on board with bulb production. Today we’re going … Read moreBest CMH Bulb 2019 – Ceramic Metal Halide Bulb Review and Price Comparison
We have talked extensively about traditional HID grow lights and LED grow light systems, but there has been a recent trend growing with a 3rd grow light system you might not know about: Light Emitting Ceramic, or CMH grow lights that utilize ceramic metal halide grow bulbs. There are many perks to these lights with … Read moreCeramic Metal Halide Light Guide + Review
Now, we all know what we need a strong grow light to get your plants where they need to be, but with increasing costs of energy out there we’ve been getting lots of questions asking if growers can use T5 grow lights to grow from seed to harvest, and all the caveats in between. That’s … Read moreYour Top 5 T5 Fluorescent Growing Questions Answered
One question that seems to be coming up over and over is, “Which light is better: a CMH light or a double ended light?” Both lights fall under the category of high-intensity discharge (HID) light, but that’s about where the comparisons stop. Each type of light offers different advantages and disadvantages to your grow, and … Read moreCMH vs. Double Ended Grow Lights: Which is Better for Your Grow Room?
Alright, let’s talk grow light reflectors. If you ask 100 growers what their favorite reflector is you’ll get 100 different answers. Some growers love wings because they’re cheap, others like the focus cool hoods give you, some growers love umbrellas, and so on and so on… No two reflectors are made the same, so we’re … Read moreYour Guide to Reflectors: Which is Best for Your Grow Room?
Jake from California asks, “Can I take my soil plants grown in the ground outside and put them in hydro?” Lots of people get excited when they hear that using hydro can give you better, more controlled growing conditions, especially if nature hasn’t been the kindest to their plants. But unfortunately, if you’ve started your … Read moreGrower Q&A: “Can I take my soil plants grown in the ground outside and put them in hydro?”
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 2016 and has been updated on 4/18/2018 for quality, accuracy, and comprehensiveness Growing in a micro grow might seem easy on the surface because the point of a micro grow is to grow only a few plants to maturity. You can also grow a number of clones … Read moreLet’s Talk Micro Grows – The Full Guide
When you throw the word “modular” out there, you tend to scare a lot of people away. Growers, in particular, want things as simple as possible in order to grow efficiently, so most tend to either go the traditional HID route or use non-modular LED’s. But don’t let the name scare you off: modular LED’s … Read moreModular LED’s: What You Should Know Before You Buy