On growers’ forums, when people ask about reliable, affordable LED lights the name MarsHydro usually comes up sooner or later—and rightly so. The cheaper, entry level lights are perfect for getting started or kitting out a large grow space on a budget. But what about the top of Mars’s range? What do you get when […]
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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Need an affordable, reliable grow light, suitable for a full grow cycle? MarsHydro’s popular Reflector Series lights are designed for exactly that scenario. In this review we’ll be taking a look at the Mars Reflector 192, a full spectrum LED grow light designed to replace a 450W HID lamp. Ideal for a 4’ x 4’ […]
Having picked the Advanced LED Diamond Series XML 350 as our Editor’s Choice in our Best LED Grow Lights 2018 roundup, we thought it was probably high time we published a full length review. If you’re looking for a budget light, fair warning, this likely isn’t the one for you. However, if you’re looking for […]
If you’ve been thinking about growing cannabis at home and looking into the equipment needed then a) welcome, you’re in the right place, and b) you’ve probably already run across the name MarsHydro. We’ve written positively about their grow lights on more than one occasion, with the Mars 300W making our Top 10 for the […]
We’ve been reviewing a series of LED grow lights from one of the top manufacturers, PlatinumLED. The PlatinumLED Platinum Series P450 panel is one of our favorites. Here’s why: Top features of the PlatinumLED Platinum Series P450 LED grow light panel Suspended 18 inches above our plants, the light covers 5 by 4 feet total, ideal […]
Growing cannabis from clones is faster and easier than starting with seeds. Plus, you won’t need to sex the plants as they mature. If you’re interested in cloning and raising clones, the best investment you can make is cloning gel. Cloning gel (also known as rooting gel) helps the clones recover from cutting and grow […]
[UPDATED & EXPANDED FOR 2018] Hydroponic systems can help you grow marijuana faster than using a traditional soil method. It’s harder to grow hydroponic weed, at first. But once you get the hang of it, you can achieve higher yields faster, and with less effort. However, the world of indoor grow systems can be pretty […]
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: […]
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 […]