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 Thursday, August 27, 2015
Tip of the Day Categories » Landscaping and Gardening

Indoor Winter Gardeners

The Tonight Show was first seen on this day in 1954 and ever since itís been the annual winter entertainment for gardeners who pack it up and hibernate indoors for the winter. However there are also those who spend fall and winter days and nights basking in another kind of light, the healthy glow of grow lights that keeps their thumb green all year long. Now for those of you without south facing windows, a standard fluorescent shop light with two tubes, one cool spectrum and one warm, is an inexpensive answer. Others use hi-intensity lamps or halide lights which are good for growing everything from seedlings to mature vegetables while sodium lights are good for growing mature flowers and fruit plants. However, one popular light does absolutely nothing at all for your plants. Thatís the glow from your TV if you just sit watching it instead of gardening with grow lights like other happy indoor gardeners do. Itís up to you, the boob tube or the good tube. And thatís the On The House tip for today...

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