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Epsom salts make the best and easiest fertilizer. For potted plants, dissolve 2 tablespoons of epsom salts per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month. Or sprinkle it into the soil before planting seeds.
Epsom Salt ~Use in Place of: Houseplant food Vegetable fertilizer Rose plant food ~What You Need: 1 Tablespoon Epsom Salt 1 gallon water A watering can ~What You Do: 1. Combine the Epsom salt and water. 2. Use the solution to water your plants. 3. Repeat once a month. ~Why This Works: Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate – both vital plant nutrients. ~Some magnesium-loving plants to try it on: houseplants, roses, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes