Gardening Under Lights

The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers

By Leslie F. Halleck

Gardening Under Lights details everything you need to know to garden indoors. Indoor-growing expert Leslie Halleck starts with the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, and how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs. Next, she provides an overview of the most up-to-date tools and gear available. Lastly, she offer tips and techniques for growing the most popular ornamentals and edibles, like orchids, succulents, bonsai, cannabis, oregano, and tomatoes.

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“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

“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

“Redefines how we approach growing plants in any indoor environment.” —Brie Arthur, author and horticulturist

“If you want to grow plants indoors, you need this book.” —Niki Jabbour, author and staff writer at

“Can make all the difference for your indoor plants.” —Stonington Times
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June 26, 2018