Garden & Greenhouse

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Best Supplemental Lighting for Greenhouses

A supplemental lighting system for a greenhouse is a horticultural lighting system that is used in conjunction with solar radiation. In other words, …

Using Light Movers to Maximize Light in an Offseason Greenhouse

Due to the short winter days, Icelandic greenhouses heat through the floor and they maximize their grow lights. The days are short in Iceland from October …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

The Future of Lighting for Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

The sun is the ultimate radiant energy source and replicating it with an artificial lighting system is not an easy task. In the horticultural lighting sector, …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – The ARC Commercial CMH 315W

When operating multiple lighting systems, an indoor horticulturist must have a lighting system that provides consistent light levels in an efficient manner. …

HID Fixture Performance is Not All About the Lamp

Operating a great-performing light fixture can be likened to having a V8 under the hood. . . it doesn’t have to look like a Maserati on the outside as long …

The Downside to Dimming and Overdriving HID Lamps

HID systems for plant growth are dimmed for a variety of reasons. Whether to simulate sun-up / sun-down or to reduce light levels while saving energy, some …

Using Light Deprivation to Increase Harvests

Greenhouse growers employ many different techniques and products to increase the production of their gardens. From fully automated feeding systems to high tech …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Sunmaster Full Nova and Super HO

When gardening indoors, no piece of equipment is more important than the light source. The lighting system, or more specifically the bulb used in the lighting …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Phantom 50 Series Commercial Lighting Systems

Experienced indoor growers understand that not all horticultural lighting systems are created equally. In fact, there is a huge variance in technologies, …