The MEIZHI R450 Reflector-Series 450W LED grow light is going head to head with well-known, affordable brands like VIPASPECTRA and Mars Hydro. Meizhi claims the R450 can replace a 450W HID (high intensity discharge) lamp of High Pressure Sodium (HPS) or Metal Halide (MH) and save you money in the process. (FYI: We’re pretty certain […]
Reviews | Our verdict on the latest indoor marijuana growing equipment
At 420 Beginner we bring you reviews of the latest and best indoor marijuana growing equipment. Our mission is to highlight great value tools that will help you grow better, faster and more easily—whatever your budget and whatever the size of your growing space.
We cover everything from LED grow lights to grow tents, hydroponic systems to nutrients, grow tents and grow cabinets to bud trimming machines. And much more besides!
However, in our reviews, we don't just cover the key specs and pros and cons. We also try to offer guidance on how to use the equipment itself, what kind of grower will get the most out of it and how to choose a product that's going to be just right for your growing needs. We'll also explain any terminology that might be new to beginners.
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Since it was founded in 1974 by Tom Forcade, High Times Magazine has been one of the most highly respected voices in the great wide world of weed. These days, growers like Danny Danko and Jorge Cervantes appear regularly in its pages. So if a piece of grow kit comes High Times-approved, we figure it’s […]
Here is the perfect budget full spectrum grow light for a small grow tent. The MarsHydro Mars600 uses LED technology so it doesn’t draw a lot of power or create a lot of heat, keeping running costs to a minimum. And you can use it at every grow stage. It’ll last you a good few years […]
If you have a 3’ by 3’ space for growing cannabis, and you’re tired of paying high electric bills, plus managing all the heat that HID lamps produce, you’ll love the new VIPARSPECTRA PAR600. Although it’s rated at 600W output (traditional HID light equivalent), it uses less than half of that amount of electricity—only 285W. […]
Ready to get started growing indoors but not sure how to begin? It’s a lot to think about at first. Besides seeds or clones, you’ll need sufficient light, water, air flow, temperature control, and nutrients, along with a place to protect your plants. One option is a complete grow tent package. Worm’s Way Complete Grow […]
If you want to grow top quality cannabis indoors, you need the best light you can afford. You need something as good as sunlight, or even better. The award-winning Kind K5 XL1000 LED Grow Light is made to give you maximum growth with the least amount of power consumption possible. Moreover, it boasts some innovative features […]
Wow, how time flies when you are having fun. I’ve had some great experiences with my cannabis horticulture project. I’ve got some nice plant production going, but I really like helping all of you who are thinking of getting into the hemp growing business. As you know, on this site we go on and on […]
If you are looking to start your first indoor garden, you might be wondering what you should invest in first. Many people underestimate the need for adequate growing conditions. Plants need light, warmth, oxygen, and nutrients in specific quantities that can vary from plant to plant. In a perfect world, we’d automatically have these growing […]
LED grow light manufacturers frequently bill their products as “full spectrum”, but what exactly are full spectrum grow lights? Does every full spectrum lamp give out the same light? And why should you care about whether a light is full spectrum or not? In this post we’re going to answer all those questions for you […]
Quality budget full spectrum grow lights and special spectrum grow lights for under $100 used to be unheard of. But nowadays LED Grow Light manufacturers are increasingly offering equipment capable of helping you nourish your cannabis even if you’re on a budget. Using LED grow lights over other forms of lighting for growing marijuana indoors has many benefits: […]