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FAQs Growing using light

If you're growing plants under lights, surely there will be a significant amount of light in the area?

Some of our greenhouses are lit during the winter months. This increases the productivity of our plants, allowing us to grow tomatoes all year round. To recreate the light conditions of a spring day, the lights are used from around midnight until around 3pm each day (or earlier if it's a particularly sunny day). Then the plants go to sleep with the natural setting of the sun.

To minimise wasted light, the greenhouses are fitted with a system of blinds which help trap the light and warmth inside. We focus the lights down onto the crop and do everything we can to help prevent the light escaping.

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