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One of the problems of living in a high rise apartment is not getting enough sun for your plants. We've been trying to keep a largish plant in the bedroom for atmosphere and better quality of air but all of them have suffered with leaves drying out and the plant not looking too happy. So I decided to attempt to fix this by adding some grow lights. Here's what I did.

I used this LED grow light as it seemed to be a middle-range of what's available with a good spectrum distribution. The end result is the corner where the bamboo plant sits is illuminated for 2hrs (for now) per day, this is done via a timer plugged into mains.

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