Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:41 am

» Gardening Australia
by IrishDigger Today at 3:07 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by Kelejan Today at 12:33 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:37 pm

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:35 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:23 pm

» Friday Rookie Topic X: Marigolds
by MeghanSTL Yesterday at 9:12 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by MeghanSTL Yesterday at 7:28 pm

» How much to plant?
by camprn Yesterday at 6:39 pm

» Winter Rye Grass
by camprn Yesterday at 6:31 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 6:10 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Yesterday at 4:35 pm

» Crop Rotation Involving Nightshades
by Turan Yesterday at 4:23 pm

» Show us your kitchen compost container
by Zmoore Yesterday at 4:00 pm

» Sad News from Jimmy Cee
by Turan Yesterday at 1:04 pm

» Some of our recipes
by Cajun Cappy Yesterday at 12:51 pm

» Hola from Southern Ecuador
by Cats Yesterday at 11:51 am

» Cover Crops??
by camprn Yesterday at 11:20 am

» Crop rotation
by camprn Yesterday at 10:55 am

» CHALLENGE - Smallest possible footprint
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:03 am

» Anyone want walking onions??
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 7:43 am

» My rapini is scaring me
by Scorpio Rising 1/15/2017, 10:42 pm

» Creamy Basil Pesto
by MeghanSTL 1/15/2017, 10:35 pm

» who has chickens
by countrynaturals 1/15/2017, 9:05 pm

» Zera (TM) Food Recycler - kitchen composting
by Scorpio Rising 1/15/2017, 8:04 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 1/15/2017, 1:35 pm

» "Virtual" Roadtrip of the Desert and Old West
by countrynaturals 1/15/2017, 11:39 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 1/15/2017, 11:33 am

» What I learned this year
by countrynaturals 1/15/2017, 11:32 am

» Mustard recipe
by llama momma 1/15/2017, 8:24 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Seed light question

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Seed light question

Post  llama momma on 2/23/2013, 1:43 pm

I've been holding off on asking what is probably the silliest question.
The brand new light hoods hold two T8 bulbs. Wow, it is such a strong light so embarrassing to ask this blond moment question-- Do I really use both lights or one suspended just an inch or two above the tiny seedlings? Rolling Eyes It just seems so blinding strong. And please be gentle with your answers

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4677
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  Triciasgarden on 2/23/2013, 2:23 pm

I don't have the answer but no question is a dumb question LM. There are so many others, including me, that don't know the answer and will learn from this question and the resultant answers!

Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 61
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  llama momma on 2/23/2013, 3:31 pm

@Triciasgarden wrote:I don't have the answer but no question is a dumb question LM. There are so many others, including me, that don't know the answer and will learn from this question and the resultant answers!

Hey thanks Tricias's G I went to another site and got my answer. Looks like both bulbs are used.

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4677
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  camprn on 2/23/2013, 4:09 pm

What did you find out?

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books




camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14036
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  floyd1440 on 2/24/2013, 2:45 pm

@llama momma wrote:I've been holding off on asking what is probably the silliest question.
The brand new light hoods hold two T8 bulbs. Wow, it is such a strong light so embarrassing to ask this blond moment question-- Do I really use both lights or one suspended just an inch or two above the tiny seedlings? Rolling Eyes It just seems so blinding strong. And please be gentle with your answers

I use 2 of the T8 lights above my seedlings last year and everything started just fine. Made the mistake of hiking them up to far and they got leggy so dropped them down and things turned out fine and it is such a savings to start your own plants from seeds!!!!

Currently I have some flowers starting from seeds for my granddaughter and will be starting my tomatoes, cukes, peppers, etc. soon....

floyd1440

Male Posts : 796
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 63
Location : Washington, Pa. Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  llama momma on 2/24/2013, 2:54 pm

FLoyd that answer was perfect, just what I was looking for. It's always nice to hear how it turned out for someone else first.

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4677
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seed light question

Post  Sponsored content Today at 8:01 am


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum