This Easter Sunday I am delighted to be able to give you something which will last longer and be way more satisfying than an Easter egg! It’s your chance to get your hands on your very own Plantsurge, a new device that you attach to your regular garden hose to mimic the effects of thunderstorm rainwater which has been shown in trials to produce more foliage, more abundant flowers and stronger, healthier looking plants.
Speaking to James, the man behind Plantsurge, he told us,
“Ever notice how plants look healthier and more vibrant after a thunderstorm? If so, you’ve observed a phenomenon that has long intrigued gardeners and horticulturists. According to leading botanist Andrew Goldsworthy, former researcher at London’s Imperial College, thundershowers are more beneficial to plants than an equivalent amount of water from the sprinkler because electric currents create a magnetising effect on rainwater from thunderclouds.Though we can’t create a real thunderstorm, thanks to the Ecocamel Plantsurge, we CAN create a similar effect as the thunderstorm rainfall to help you grow stronger abundant flowering plants and healthier fruits and vegetables.
You can energise your water with a simple, ingenious little appliance that will last forever and is so easy to fit – it takes as little as 15 seconds to clip on to metal cold water pipe or plastic garden hose. Just imagine this effect in your garden, your Plantsurge will be the talk of the town and family and friends will love your vibrant looking garden!”
Ben Wild, owner of Wild Greens Farm, whose company grows micro greens and edible flowers was astounded five weeks after clipping a Plantsurge to his water pipes to see his viola plants flowering 7 days faster than plants watered with standard tap water. He also noticed the Plantsurge watered violas produced larger petals.
I am trialling a Plantsurge at the moment and I’d love for you to be able to do so too. All you have to do is post your best garden shot on Easter Sunday on The Pink Wheelbarrow’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages (there is a post on each platform to allow you do so) and tag it #snapyourgarden and a winner will be chosen on Easter Monday to win their very own Plantsurge! Looking forward to seeing your best garden shots!