Thursday, February 2, 2017

Gardening with Epsom Salts

Epsom Salt is one of the most unused organic and natural garden supplements available

After reading this post I hope everyone will take that box of Epsom Salt in their cupboard and use them to see garden magic. Oh and they are affordable! Yippee ! !

The reason they are so good is that they are made up of almost exclusively magnesium sulfate.

Unlike other fertilizers Epsom Salt does not build up in the soil. So much better then the chemical over the counterfertilizers.

Ways to use Epson Salt's in the Garden


For your outdoor and indoor potted plant dissolve two tablespoons of Epsom salt per gallon of water. Do this once a month when doing your everyday water.

Starting your plants outdoor in the soil

This is a great way to refresh and revitalize your garden. It is a great beginning for new plants. Again use this time only one tablespoon of Epsom Salt per foot of plant. You can use this solution in a tank sprayer The tank sprayer is a cheap and great way to spread any liquid solution onto your soil.

Vegetables in your garden. Epsom salts are great for Tomatoes and Peppers they both are prone to magnesium deficiency which will show by yellow leaves and diminishing production.  When you use this same Epsom salt recipe is proven in 4 out of 6 gardens did better and had larger pepper plants.

Flowers in your garden will thrive with the same solution of Epsom salt in your garden.

Roses in your garden. Roses thrive with the use of Epsom salt. It will make the foliage greener, healthier and lead to more roses. You can put new rose bushes un-planted into a solution of half a cup of Epsom salt per gallon of water before you plant the rose bush. Prior to planting your Rose Bush put one half of a cup of Epsom Salt into the hole. Also once at the beginning of the season you should apply a half cup or so at the base of each rose bush.

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