Introduction: Ground Any Plants for Optimal Results in Growth Rates
Grounding is a little known yet a very powerful subject.
This principle works on plants and especially potted plants.
The idea is that when you pot a plant or remove it from the soil you have disconnected it from the earth and all the negative electrons the plant needs.
When you pot a plant especially in plastic pots, it becomes insulated ad starts picking up the AC electricity in the air causing growth stunting.
To stop the stunting you need to reconnect the plant with its natural environment - the earth.
If you have located the plant near a power point this task is extremely, due to lightning all power points need to be grounded.
If you follow the instructions in the next step you will be able to ground your own plants and start enjoying the benefits!
Step 1: Making the Grounding Lead.
This is so simple and yet it is so effective.
All you need to do is get yourself a normal power lead with three prongs, one is positive - one is neutral - one is earth/ground.
Snap off the positive and neutral prongs and file them flat to the surface of the plug like shown.
On the other end you need to find the earth cord and strip it, wrap it around a metal keyring and then finish it off with some heat shrink.
When you have finished your lead you can now connect it to the plant.
Firstly get yourself a strip of metal about 2mm thick and 1" wide.
Poke it into the pot being cautious not to break too much of the root system.
Connect the keyring to the strip of metal and plug the last end into the power point.
You do not need to turn on the power point, it makes no difference - earth is earth and it is connected 100% of the time.
Now to see the proof, check out the next step!
Step 2: The Proof of the Puddng.
After preparing the plants we documented the first week of the process.
The results were astounding.
When we started we grounded the runt of the two, it was substantially smaller than the other one and it took a week for it not only to catch up but overtake the larger plant!
This works with any plant that is insulated, if it is directly touching concrete it should be grounded, concrete is conducted.
Asphalt, rubber, plastics and dry ground are NOT grounded.
Please share this as you wish and feel free to vote for me in the indoor gardening contest (:-D)
petercd made it!