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Sunlight Calculator

Item #: 1875

List price: $29.99

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Sunlight Calculator measures accumulated sunlight falling on a specific location in your garden. Use this tool to place plants where they will grow and thrive. read more

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The sunlight calculator is an electronic light meter that measures solar energy. By using the sunlight calculator gardeners can easily and accurately measure the amount of accumulated sunlight falling on a specific garden location. This will help you position plants in light conditions where they will grow best and indicate why certain plants are not thriving. Measuring areas of sun and shade will also help you establish zones of differing watering needs in your garden.

Most gardeners are challenged with variable light conditions on their property. Sunlight intensity is affected by many environmental factors such as the season, time of day, shadows from nearby structures, and shade from surrounding plants and trees. A spot that was once "full sun" might become "partial shade" as a garden fills out over time. These factors can significantly reduce the amount of sunlight available to a plant, so it is beneficial to know your plants' sun exposure requirements. The sun calculator's results match common planting guidelines: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade or Full Shade.

How to Use:

Designed to measure light conditions during the growing season. Select a day when you expect a full day of sunlight with few clouds. In the morning place the meter as close as possible to your specific planting location. It will measure photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) over a period of 12 hours. After completing its readings, an indicator will appear next to the light level measured in that location.

The sunlight calculator is durable, water resistant and it can be used dozens of times before replacing batteries. Runs on 3 button cell batteries, which are included.

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Origin Made in the U.S.A.
Key Feature Precise sunlight measuring device

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