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  1. Furry Feather Calathea

    Furry Feather Calathea
    Calathea rufibarba This Furry Feather Calathea plant is often grown for its uniquely-textured, ornamental leaves which are covered with short hairs. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Division: Angiosperms Class: Monocots Order: Zingiberales Family: Marantaceae Genus: Calathea Species: rufibarba   Natural habitat and growing conditions: Native to tropical rainforests of eastern Brazil, this species grows best with medium light levels and warm...
  2. Brookside Secondary School Grows with Black Dog LED Grow Lights

    Brookside Secondary School Grows with Black Dog LED Grow Lights
    Black Dog LED is proud to partner with Brookside Secondary School in Ontario, Canada to provide grow lights for their Green Technologies program. Black Dog's lights will be used in the school's green room and will help introduce students to the fundamentals of horticulture. Classes will explore techniques and career opportunities in indoor and urban farming. Jim Daignault, a Brookside...
  3. Black Dog LED Options For Your Garden

    Black Dog LED Options For Your Garden
    Now that you're convinced that LED lighting is the most economical and productive way to grow your indoor crops (if you need an extra nudge, read this) your next decision is what setup is right for you. Black Dog LED has lights and accessories designed by growers and proven by growers for all sizes and types of grow operations. We've...
  4. Sensitive Plant

    Sensitive Plant
    Mimosa pudica The leaves of this plant fold up when touched. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Division: Angiosperms Class: Eudicots Order: Fabales Family: Fabaceae Genus: Mimosa Species: pudica   Natural habitat and growing conditions: Growing as a scrambling groundcover in tropical and subtropical regions, this species is native to South America and Central America. The Mimosa Pudica plant requires regular water...
  5. Peacock Plant

    Peacock Plant
    Calathea makoyana Also known as┬ácathedral windows, this peacock plant has incredibly ornate leaves with large translucent areas. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Division: Angiosperms Class: Monocots Order: Zingiberales Family: Marantaceae Genus: Calathea Species: makoyana   Natural habitat and growing conditions: Native to tropical rainforests of eastern Brazil, this species grows best with medium light levels and warm, humid conditions. It is...
  6. 9 Nutritious Plants That You Can Grow Indoors Easily

    9 Nutritious Plants That You Can Grow Indoors Easily
    DIY gardening is growing faster than a zucchini plant in midsummer. Vacant lots, back yards and patios are sprouting up everywhere as places to grow locally-sourced produce for healthy food and environmentally-sound agriculture. But what if you live in a place that's too cold or with days that are too short for healthy plant growth and good yields? Move your...
  7. About 1, 3, 5 and 10-watt diodes and COB or "Integrated" LEDs

    About 1, 3, 5 and 10-watt diodes and COB or "Integrated" LEDs
    LED diodes are rated by the amount of power (wattage) they can handle if they are perfectly cooled. Since LEDs can't be cooled perfectly in real-world environments, they are run at lower actual wattages than they are rated for to extend their useful life and maintain spectral quality. As less power is run through an LED, it becomes more efficient...
  8. How to Compare Different Grow Lights

    How to Compare Different Grow Lights
    It would be remarkably convenient if a single number could be used to compare different types of grow lights. Many companies try to express their lights' performance as a single, impressive PAR, lumen, YPF or other intensity measurement, but this certainly does not tell the entire story. Any of these measurements can be manipulated to make a grow light look...
  9. Miracle Fruit

    Miracle Fruit
    Synsepalum dulcificum The berries from this Miracle Fruit plant temporarily alter the sense of taste. After eating a fruit, anything sour or acidic such as lemons and limes tastes incredibly sweet. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Division: Angiosperms Class: Asterids Order: Ericales Family: Sapotaceae Genus: Synsepalum Species: dulcificum Natural habitat and growing conditions: A large bush or small tree native to...
  10. Alocasia 'Corazon'

    Alocasia 'Corazon'
    Alocasia hybrid 'Corazon' This attractive foliage plant is closely related to Taro. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae Division: Angiosperms Class: Monocots Order: Alismatales Family: Araceae Genus: Alocasia Cultivar: 'Corazon' Natural habitat and growing conditions: Native to tropical and subtropical Asia and Australia, there are approximately 80 species in the genus, and many hybrids have been created. Alocasia plants generally like bright...

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