Plants do need sunlight to grow. The light is necessary for the process of photosynthesis to occur. When this happens, the light energy turns water and carbon dioxide into food the plant needs in order to thrive.
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Susan Steele has been writing for more than 20 years. Her work has been featured in online publications, such as eHow.com and StarReviews. While attending Ashland Community and Technical College, Steele says her favorite courses were English and literature. Steele has enjoyed working for Demand Studios since June 2009.