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  1. Increase Weight with Advanced LED Plant Lighting Technology

    Increase Weight with Advanced LED Plant Lighting Technology
    Not all LED lighting systems are the same, so it's important to do some comparison shopping before investing in a system that gives less-than-spectacular results. While LED technology has been around for a while, some manufacturers are using outdated components that simply can't deliver the performance of state-of-the-art LEDs. Older diodes don't have the wattage needed for successful grow operations...
  2. Light Cycles Explained

    Light Cycles Explained
    Many flowering plants, Cannabis among them, are what are known as "diurnal" plants—they use the cycle between day and night to trigger their growth patterns. This is important to understand when growing plants indoors so that your crop management takes this cycle into account. There are two phases to the growth of most flowering plants: vegetative and flowering. The vegetating...
  3. A Beginner’s Guide to Controlling the Smell of Cannabis Plants

    A Beginner’s Guide to Controlling the Smell of Cannabis Plants
    When you grow more than a few plants indoors, you may notice that they give off distinctive aromas from the soil, nutrients, and the plants themselves. The scent may be distinct enough that you don't necessarily want a Gladys Kravitz-type turning up her nose at your personal interests. This becomes particularly important now that growing cannabis is legal in an...
  4. Black Dog LED Grow Light Featured in Weed World Magazine

    Black Dog LED Grow Light Featured in Weed World Magazine
    Black Dog LED (BDL) was recently featured in a 6-page interview in Weed World Magazine. The interview consisted of questions from the perspective of a grower who was considering making the switch to LED technology. Topics included the cost saving benefits of using LEDs, the increase in quality and size of yield from growing with LEDs, as well as the...
  5. How to Start your Outdoor Vegetable Garden Indoors under LED Grow Lights

    How to Start your Outdoor Vegetable Garden Indoors under LED Grow Lights
    Getting a Head Start for your Summer Outdoor Vegetable Garden by Starting Plants Indoors Under LED Grow Lights Growing an outdoor vegetable garden over the summer can be incredibly rewarding, providing healthy, tasty fresh fruits and vegetables. Starting seeds under vegetable grow lights can help maximize your harvest and allow you to enjoy fresh produce sooner. Not all garden vegetables...
  6. Grafting Tomatoes for a Better Harvest

    Grafting Tomatoes for a Better Harvest
    Why Graft? Heirloom tomatoes are celebrated for their flavor and variety, but are typically less vigorous and more disease-prone than many modern hybrid varieties. Grafting allows you to get the best of both worlds by using a vigorous, disease-resistant "rootstock" to power the growth of any variety you want on top. Grafting increases fruit production, often lengthens the harvest season...
  7. BDL Workshop #3: Giving Your Outdoor Vegetable Garden the Best Possible Start Indoors

    BDL Workshop #3: Giving Your Outdoor Vegetable Garden the Best Possible Start Indoors
    On Saturday, January 17th Black Dog LED will host its third workshop: Giving Your Outdoor Vegetable Garden the Best Possible Start Indoors Growing an outdoor vegetable garden over the summer can be incredibly rewarding and can provide you and your family with the freshest, healthiest and tastiest produce possible. To maximize the growing season and get the most out of...
  8. Grow Tents for Convenient Indoor Gardening

    Grow Tents for Convenient Indoor Gardening
    Take advantage of a dedicated grow tent when planning an indoor growing site. When growing a crop indoors, considerations include location and the ambient conditions of the room. Most homes are subject to wide fluctuations in light, heat, and humidity over the course of the day and night. The better you control the lighting, heat and humidity, the more successful...
  9. The Best Grow Lights – Fluorescent vs. LED

    The Best Grow Lights – Fluorescent vs. LED
    Compare the features yourself to pick the right light for your grow operation. Engineering and Design Fluorescent lamps work by passing electricity through a gas-filled tube that contains mercury. When the mercury atoms are excited by electrical current, they give off ultraviolet light, which is invisible to the human eye. The UV light reacts with phosphors coating the inside of...
  10. The Benefits of LED Grow Lights

    The Benefits of LED Grow Lights
    If you have a new grow operation or have expanded an existing one, it's time to review your investment with a critical eye. If you're serious about getting the best yields and highest quality product for your money, walk away from the cheap but expensive-to-operate technologies of the past and invest in grower-proven LED grow lights and accessories. Overall, LED...