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Indoor Gardening: Beginner’s Tips

September 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

You love to garden. Watching a flower grow as you care for its needs is fun. But you may not live in subtropical climates, such as California or Florida, and growing particular plants and fruits during the wintertime is next to impossible. Plants need plenty of sunshine to grow, and during the wintertime, it may be hard to get enough sunlight or provide plants with a stable temperature. Despite the harsh temperatures of the Midwest and the Atlantic coast, you decide to follow your instincts and decide to transfer your outdoor plants into a stable, indoor environment suitable for maintaining your plants during the harsh winter ahead. In order to keep your indoor plants alive and healthy for the spring and summer seasons, you may want to understand some helpful methods utilized in keeping indoor plants healthy and well nourished.

Let There Be Light!

The most challenging part of maintaining any indoor plant is the issue regarding light. Plants need light to allow chloroplast the chance to capture light and energy. Chloroplast provide plants with an energy source, and without light, plants cannot collect the essential nourishments needed to grow. With the help of LED lights, users can purchase grow lights and keep their plants inside of incubator to provide a stable temperature. These bulbs emit essential light rays at particular wavelengths that plants use in order to create energy and food necessary for growing.

Compared to a traditional outdoor plant, an indoor plant can avoid pests, collect up to 24-hours of light and be kept under a stable condition. The best part, LED lights are designed to use up less energy than traditional florescent bulbs, so you can place your indoor plants under the lights without worrying about a hefty electric bill.

Creating an Environment

Light maybe a major factor in keeping an indoor plant alive, but as with every plant, it needs water and nutrients from the soil to keep it properly nourished. With the help of an incubator, or a grow room setup, you can provide a stable environment for plants to grow in. Grow rooms can be as simple as a small duffle bag to as complex as a large room with temperature-controlled air. No matter the type of room you decide on, they all provide an area for which you can set plants in while keeping the light at an optimal level necessary for the plant to grow in. For more sophisticated grow rooms, you can place a plant under eight-hours of sunlight at 80 degrees F to provide it with the best growing environment possible.

For indoor plants, there are two basic products you need: a suitable environment, such as a grow room or basic flowerpot, and light. Once you have both items, you can grow almost any type of fruit, vegetable, flower or plant you want.

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The Evolution of Portable Music Devices

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Music mobility—that’s what customers want from a device. Before the existence of the popular iPod and Zune players, other devices, such as cassette players, CD players and mini-CD players, dominated the market. As time progresses, music players get smaller, more powerful and capable of holding more music. Each new medium provides more for a customer, such different formats for music or movies. Before MP3 players, other popular mobile electronics dominated the market.

Cassette Players
Cassette players started the entire mobile music revolution during the 80s, quickly replacing the bulky vinyl record players of the 70s. Cassette players also started third-party accessory businesses that created cases, armbands and plastic covers, similar to an ipod case of today. The most recognizable cassette player became the Walkman. The Walkman was hip, and all the kids during the 80s and 90s wanted one. Portable, small and capable of lasting a few hours with two, double-AA batteries, it was the king of mobile electronics back in the day.

Cassettes introduced a new way of listening to music. Users would pop-in a cassette and listen to music using their headphones. Even larger albums worked great on cassettes, allowing to switch between two sides—an “A” side and a “B” side. As cassette players grew in popularity, they offered another innovative feature—a radio station. Users could listen to their tape or switch over to a local radio station and hear music.

CD Players

When the new medium appeared, Cassette players become almost instantly obsolete. CD players allowed for better quality music and were easier to care for than a tape. CD players remained popular throughout the 90s, but they also helped transition music into the digital age. CD players, as with cassette players, often were built with radio stations, allowing users to listen to their digital song and to a radio station. However, when P2P music programs appeared, users could use CDs to create personalized tracks to play on their CD players, growing the popularity of the medium even further.

MP3 Players
The personalization of tracks eventually leads to the elimination of CDs altogether. Yes, CDs still remained in use, but not for mobile electronics, such as in camcorders or MP3 players. Today, MP3 players use digital storage devices to hold information. For example, the first iPod played only music. As time progressed, the iPod went from a scroll wheel design with no games to a touch-screen based design capable of playing games, movies and music. The iPod accessory companies also grew because of the success of the device, prompting the creation of a newer ipod touch case each year. However, Apple continues to meet newer competition, especially from Microsoft, Panasonic and Toshiba who each have their own popular MP3 player.

While mobile electronics and mobile music continue to evolve, the future seems to be headed in all-in-one devices such as a smart phone. With phones serving as an MP3 player, camera and video camera device, cell phones appear to be transitioning into the all-in-one devices of the future.

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