Make your indoor garden shine! Gardening Under Lights is a highly-detailed, accessible guide for seed starters, plant collectors, and anyone who wants to successfully garden indoors any time of the year. Part One starts with the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, and how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs. Part Two provides an overview of the most up-to-date tools and gear available. Parts Three and Four offer tips and techniques for growing popular ornamental plants (orchids, succulents, bonsai, and more) and edible plants (arugula, cannabis, oregano, tomatoes, and more) independent of the constraints of volatile outdoor conditions.
Who will benefit from Gardening Under Lights? Gardeners and growers who want to expand their growing space and extend their growing seasons, city dwellers & balcony gardeners who have no yard space, fresh food enthusiasts who want clean ingredients at their fingertips, and specialty plant collectors who need to feed their plant addiction year-round.
Gardening Under Lights – The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers
You’ll learn the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs, and details about the most up-to-date tools and gear available. Also included are tips and techniques for helping ornamental plants (like orchids, succulents, bonsai, and more) and edible plants (arugula, cannabis, oregano, tomatoes, and more) thrive indoors. Whether you are a vegetable gardener who wants to extend the growing season, a balcony gardener short on outdoor space, or a specialty plant collector, Gardening Under Lights is a must-have.
“This scientifically grounded yet accessible book is an essential guide to just about anything we might want to grow indoors.” —Kelly Norris, director of horticulture and education at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
“This book nails it! Everything from breathtaking yet practical ways to grow your own food to basic starts for your indoor or outdoor garden.” —Bren Haas, founder of Creative Living with Bren Haas and host of GardenChat
“Redefines how we approach growing plants in any indoor environment.” —Brie Arthur, author and horticulturist
“If you are a plant enthusiast, this is a must-read and will become an indispensable resource.” —Shawna Coronado, author, gardener, and wellness lifestyle advocate
“Halleck writes engagingly for those with more than a passing interest in indoor gardening.” —Booklist
“Explains all you need to know to grow almost anything indoors under lights. . . . Halleck will tell you what you need to be successful at indoor gardening.” —Garden Design
“If you want to grow plants indoors, you need this book.” —Niki Jabbour, author and staff writer at savvygardening.com
“Can make all the difference for your indoor plants.” —Stonington Times
- Title: Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers
- Author: Leslie F. Halleck
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 248 pp.
- Publisher: Timber Press (June 26, 2018)
- Dimensions: 8 x 9 in. (230 x 205 mm.)
- Images: 320 color photos, 9 illustrations
- ISBN-10: 1604697954
- ISBN-13: 9781604697957
- First edition