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This is a discussion on Grow Area Questions within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I probably wont have a window available, and if I do, the sunlight will be ...

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    I probably wont have a window available, and if I do, the sunlight will be close to nonexistent.

    But any supplemental lighting is better than none, I suppose.

    So a 4ft four bulb unit above a mounted wire rack, that'd be fairly inexpensive, although the light unit I was is $125, it's much better than going all out on a growcart/orchidarium.

    Thanks for all the help, i'll see what the landlord says about putting some holes in the walls!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HHLL38 View Post
    I wish they had wire metal racks from which to hang things instead of from which to place things.

    Anyone have any experience with particular brands/types of lighting units?
    Try using some S-hooks from the metal racks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by panam View Post
    Try using some S-hooks from the metal racks.
    That is a genius idea!

    However, after talking to my dad, we're going to try our hand at building an orchidarium. I'll keep everyone updated!

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    Hi Guys, this is my Grow-Area, a windowsill.

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