Re: Ground rods and vegetation
At 17:24 12/07/99 -0600, Gary Lau wrote:
>Outside of my garage where I do my coiling is a row of rhododendron bushes.
>About a foot beside one of them is where I have driven my single 8 foot
>ground rod. This rod has been there for a little over a year now and I run
>my coil on average perhaps 5 minutes per month. I always soak the soil
>prior to running the coil. And this bush, and only this bush is just about
>dead. Has anyone else observed dying vegetation near ground systems?
Not so much the ground, but I did kill half of my wife's fichus ..... quite
a neat job really ;-)
Re-tuned the system and got much better than expected output and the poor
plant was within striking distance. All of the foliage on one side
turned-up its toes and fell to the ground. Interestingly the other side of
the plant was fine and survives to this day!