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Welcome to the Papillon blog! Congratulations on finding yourself here, the t’interweb can be a savage beast to navigate sometimes but rest assured you have landed at a veritable Mecca for information on all things related to plant lighting. Hopefully this can be a regular tool for you to pick up hints and tips, as well as inspiring you to improve and refine your own practices to get the most out of your plants!

1311, 2018

First up on the chopping Block

By |November 13th, 2018|Categories: Papillon Knowledge Center|

Image source: OSRAM So, the Papillon LED test bed is now in full swing!! Growing out successive crops over a tiered growing system gives a fantastic opportunity to identify differences in growth between different crop types, different lighting technologies and most excitingly, different spectrums of light. So, what exactly [...]

1010, 2018

A Quick Guide: Germinating Seeds

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Getting Started|

Copyright: Papillon Holland One of the great things about growing in an indoor environment is that you don’t have to wait until spring to start of some seedlings! Even if you are facing a tediously long and drawn out English Winter, you can be safe in the knowledge [...]

1805, 2018

Shit the bed; they’re using LED

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Papillon Knowledge Center|

Copyright: Papillon Holland People fear change. Even if the change is something that seems entirely logical to some people, to others, it could be completely inconceivable. For example, the earth used to be flat. Everyone knew that was the case. You would be ridiculous to suggest anything else. [...]

604, 2018

A Brief History of (Grow)Lights

By |April 6th, 2018|Categories: Papillon Knowledge Center|

Nowadays, using artificial light for cultivating plants is a common practice. If you were to take a wander through almost any commercial greenhouse, you would notice lighting fixtures installed in almost all of them. Like a lot of technologies, things have progressed at a very fast pace in a [...]

803, 2018

A Humble Beginning

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Getting Started|

What better way to see how well equipment works than to actually use it? You can harp on about measurements, outputs and spectrums until you are blue in the face, but what good is it all to you if you don’t make use of it? That is essentially the [...]

103, 2018

Introduction to the Papillon Blog

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: General|

Come one, come all Welcome to the Papillon blog! Congratulations on finding yourself here, the t’interweb can be a savage beast to navigate sometimes but rest assured you have landed at a veritable Mecca for information on all things related to plant lighting. Hopefully this can be a [...]