LED Lights Grow Better Plants

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LED Lights Grow Better Plants
It can be difficult to choose between the different types of
grow bulbs if you're not very knowledgeable about their
attributes. LED grow
lights are a newer
alternative to their more
traditional cousins, High Pressure Sodium (HPS) lights.
While HPS lights have been around for a while and may be
considered by some to be "tried and true" they are significantly less efficient than LED grow

LED grow lights emit far less heat than HPS lights, operating
at 72.9F on average. This comfortable temperature
replicates natural springtime conditions, when plants
proliferate most. 70F to 75F is the optimal temperature
range for plant growth. HPS lights, on the other hand,
operate at 95.9F on average, a temperature that neither
plants nor humans find comfortable. Such high
temperatures act on plants like high summer, causing plant
growth to slow as plants struggle merely to survive.

Fruits and vegetables grown at the lower temperatures of
LED grow lights tend to be very robust and flavourful. By the
same token, an excessively hot growing environment causes
plants to lose some of
their nutrients and to
yield less delicious fruit. Fruit grown in such high
temperatures is also likely to be smaller, since the plants
simply do not have as much energy to put toward fruit production.

Anyone who has tended an outdoor garden knows it is most
difficult to keep it flourishing in the hottest summer
months. The cost of maintaining the garden increases in the
summer because the plants need much more water to help
them survive the heat. In addition to consuming more
power than LED grow lights, HPS lights increase growing
costs due to the large amount of water needed to keep the
plants alive. LED grow lights, on the other hand, consume less power than HPS lights and keep
other costs down because plants require less water when grown at more optimal

By helping to keep growing temperatures within the ideal
range, LED grow lights encourage superior produce. Their
lower power
consumption and heat
emissions also help to
keep growing costs down and reduce your carbon footprint.
Choosing the best grow lights will help you to optimise the
benefits of indoor gardening, to yourself and the environment.

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