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Asked by
Anonymous on
October 23, 2011

Q. Indoor Plants No Natural Lights

What type of plants can thrive in an indoor space that has fluorescent lighting and air conditioning?

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Asked by
Anonymous on
October 27, 2011

Q. A New Plant Owner

I just bought a few foliage plant and do not know how to take of plants indoors. I have a poorly lit house and I have a few foilage plants. . . will a lamp on for a few hours will do?

Answered by
Nikki on
October 27, 2011
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This article will help you with basic houseplant care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/basic-care-of-houseplants.htm

Yes, a plain florescent bulb placed within a foot or two of a plant will help provide the light it needs.

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Asked by
hamsterlover2247 on
March 28, 2012

Q. What does sunlight provide for flowers that lamps don’t?

Thanks Rachel, you saved my flower and they look beautiful, but I want to know if there is anything ‘extra’ that the sun provides.

Answered by
Nikki on
March 30, 2012
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Sunlight is important for stimulating photosynthesis in plants, which is the process by which they make food or energy for blooming and thriving.

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Asked by
rahul.shroff on
July 16, 2012

Q. is there any substitute of sunlight

I have planted different flowering vines at my office, but the problem is that all of them are in shade and don’t get direct sunlight at all. I regularly fertilize them. Is there any medicine or chemical which can cover the work of sunlight? All plants are growing but none of them are flowering.

Answered by
roseman on
July 17, 2012
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Probably the best thing you could do is to rig up a grow light or two that would shine upon them. That should get you the performance you desire. There really is not anything I know of chemical wise that would get the same performance that I am aware of. Here are a couple of links to articles that might be of interest to you as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-light-affects-the-growth-of-a-plant-problems-with-too-little-light.htm

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https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/good-indoor-plants-with-flowers-for-low-light.htm

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Asked by
johnny on
September 8, 2012

Q. Vegetable sunlight

How many hours of sunshine does a vegetable need?

Answered by
Nikki on
September 8, 2012
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Most vegetables need at least 6-8 hours of sunlight to flourish.

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Asked by
Do_little on
November 3, 2012

Q. Where Can I Buy Indoor Lighting for My Garden?

I am gardening indoors this winter and I need artificial lighting for my plants to grow well at this time of year.

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AnnsGreeneHaus on
November 7, 2012
Asked by
Alexion on
November 22, 2013

Q. How does the sunlight affect the height of a plant

How does sunlight affect the color of a plant?

Answered by
Heather on
November 24, 2013
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It also affects the height because sunlight is needed by the plant to produce energy. A plant uses that energy to build new cells, which are like building blocks. Without those building block like cells, the plant can not grow taller.

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Answered by
Alexion on
November 22, 2013
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Sunlight affects the height of a plant because if it doesn't have any sunlight it will die because it only have water

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