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« on: 24/08/2007 21:52:54 »
If your name is Prince Charles then you talk to plants, play them classical music and take them for walks strapped to the back of a Corgi !

But is there any real science of the ability of a plant to be affected by a happy household ?...a sad household ?.....talking to it ?..playing it music ?


As a firm believer in empirical study I would be delighted to show great affection to a plant...but...I would feel bad being nasty to a plant !!......so...do i need to research this or not ?


whajafink ?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 25/08/2007 00:48:58 »
There was one experiment on the Discovery Channel Show Mythbusters

http://mythbustersresults.com/episode23

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« Reply #2 on: 25/08/2007 04:05:17 »

As for me - I have a brown thumb

I use toilet tissue
 

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« Reply #3 on: 25/08/2007 04:11:52 »
oh my god... lol
 

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« Reply #4 on: 25/08/2007 04:13:55 »
 

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« Reply #5 on: 17/09/2007 14:35:23 »
Talking helps plants grow.

plausible

Seven small greenhouses were set up on the M5 Industries roof. Four were set up with stereos playing endlessly looping recordings (as having the Mythbusters actually talk to the plants could contaminate the samples with their expelled carbon dioxide): Two of negative speech, two of positive speech (Kari and Scottie each made one positive and one negative soundtrack), a fifth with classical music and a sixth with intense death metal music. A seventh greenhouse, used as a control sample, had no stereo. The greenhouses with the recordings of speech grew better than the control, regardless of whether such talk was kind or angry. The plants in the greenhouse with the recording of classical music grew better, while the plants in the greenhouse with the recording of intense death metal grew best of all

This vindicates my theory of Towards Sustainable Pleasure
 

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