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Alternative Gardening: Reflective Film

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Richmond, TX

December 2, 2008
7:05 PM

Post #5851392

Has anyone experimented with reflective film to aid in reflecting light back onto plants? I have a fairly decent CFL system I use now, and I am cheating a little with a piece of plywood covered in an aluminum foil right now. I keep reading about all types of reflective film that supposedly provide great results... Anyone tried any of these and can you recommend one?


Dansville, NY
(Zone 6a)

February 14, 2009
1:49 PM

Post #6137075

Mylar is just about the best film to use. i have used emergency blankets found in the camping section
of walmart. put a small piece of duct tap where you want to staple to hold it to the wall better.
another thing u can use is panda film and it goes by other names too. its plastic film with white
on one side and black on the other. I got my whole room covered in mylar.

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Buffalo, NY
(Zone 6a)

February 14, 2009
4:44 PM

Post #6137771

I have used thin mylar for wallpaper. Great stuff. Rolls are worth it. Not too expensive.

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