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Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. But don't over do it though, just a little goes a long way with plants. and it add magnesium that is helpful for pepper plants in your vegetable garden. You can either sprinkle a tablespoon or so around the base of your plants that will feed as watered, or put the epsom into a water bottle and spray the mixture directly on the plants.

Epsom salt is a longtime, affordable way to help start your garden or improve your garden once it’s already going. You can use Epsom salt in the garden as a fertilizer, a pest deterrent, and also as a seed starter, to name a few. Epsom salt can also enhance the quality and condition of your lawn and shrubs!

Alternative Gardning: Affordable way to help start your garden

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Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Alternative Gardning: Got Weeds? Use Vinegar

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Horticultural professor Jeff Gillman, who has conducted extensive research on blackspot remedies, a spray composed of one part milk and two parts water is the best answer to the disease. He says this simple solution, if applied weekly, will control blackspot as well as any synthetic fungicide, including Chlorotalonil.

Got Blackspot? Get Milk.

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Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

How to Use Epsom Salt in a Number of Ways | eHow

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natural weed killer... 1 gallon vinegar to 1oz soap - worth a try

Vinegar Weed Killer: Grandma's Recipe For Fast Weed Control

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Fill pot with 2" of soil then place one uncracked raw egg in the pot. As it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer.

4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

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The next time you boil a dozen eggs, save the water and pour it on your garden and plants. The water becomes enriched with calcium when the eggs are cooked. Plus, why pour water down the sink when you can reuse it for something, right?

Reuse your hardboiled egg water. | How to Reuse it Creatively

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The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden. Goody know! I've just been putting the ashes from the fireplace in the compost.

Burnt offerings to the garden gods

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