Posts Tagged ‘PLANT CARE’

Snippet: Herbs for the winter windowsill

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Source: ReminderNews

 

Herbs for the winter windowsill

 

Growing herbs indoors is not difficult, as long as their few cultural requirements are met. The two most important factors for the successful growth of herbs indoors are light and moisture. 

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Comments: For those who are interested in starting a herb garden indoors over the winter months, this article provides some ideas. We feature it because it acknowledges the importance of light in producing healthy plants.

 

 


Snippet: How to choose an indoor garden light system

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Source: The Seattle Times

 

How to choose an indoor garden light system

 

The most important condition is light. By understanding how plants use light, and the many lighting options available today, you can put together a lighting system that’s right for the plants you want to grow indoors — or at least sustain — until they are able to venture outside again.

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Comments: Some of us live in conditions that allow for year round growing. Others need to think about how they can sustain plant-life through long winters. This article gives advice for those who need to garden indoors.

 

 


Full-spectrum light (issue 28)

Monday, July 4th, 2011


Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here.

 

HEALTH
Nature – waiting to help when we’re ready
Another bonus that comes from Nature is exposure to natural light. Not only do we re-connect with the earth but we can feed from full spectrum light.
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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 26)

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here.

 

WORK BETTER
Empirical Studies on the Effects of Lighting in the Classroom
Information compiled by the National Clearing House for Educational Facilities supports the idea that there’s a correlation between student achievement and the quality of their physical environment — which includes lighting sources.

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 25)

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

HEALTH
What is “seasonality”? | Total Health, Naturally.
Due to the decrease in the intensity and duration of sunlight and hence our overall bodily exposure to light of the full-spectrum, levels of both hormones may be reduced to below optimal levels in susceptible individuals (due to …

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 24)

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

HEALTH
Winter Blues « Zodhana Yoga
Get some sun exposure or exposure to a full spectrum light. Read a good book. Drink hot herbal tea throughout the day. Dress in your favorite most comfortable cloths. Eat satisfying, tasteful and clean foods. …

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

HEALTH
Popcorn Seed | Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark: 12 Natural Ways To …
That’s why full spectrum light and energizing your body for greater absorption of light is essential. Whether it’s winter or just feeling dark, this article will give you some natural modalities to absorb more light! Light is one of the …

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 22)

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

HEALTH
Top 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues
Use light therapy which should elevate your mood. This is the standard treatment for SAD. Purchase special full spectrum light therapy bulbs and fixtures engineered to simulate natural light. These lights are very similar to sunlight. …

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 21)

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

PLANTCARE
Growing vegetables indoors in winter | Make it and Mend it
If you do decide to supplement with artificial light you need to invest in proper grow bulbs that emit full spectrum light. Another reason to go for smaller containers is that you may have to rotate pots to ensure everything you’ re …

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 20)

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

 

BIRDCARE
Color Loss in the Strawberry Finch or Red Avadavat – Part 2 | That ...
Full spectrum light may also play a role. For some reason, breeders considered this to important to the Strawberry Finch’s care years before its role in bird husbandry was fully appreciated. Certainly, many have noticed that the plumage …

 

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