Gardening with epsom-salts. This gives you a good explanation of how to apply to many different plants.

Gardening with epsom-salts. This gives you a good explanation of how to apply to many different plants.

10 of the most common mistakes made at the garden nursery -- and how to avoid them. #gardening

10 Common Gardening Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid Making

10 of the most common mistakes made at the garden nursery -- and how to avoid them. #gardening

Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups).    That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit.    Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

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Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

Container Gardening - Choosing a Size  Tomato plants grow best in containers of at least 22" diameter, peppers grow best in 16" diameter pots, and vining crops require a 20" or larger container. Lettuce, spinach and other greens have shallow root systems and do well in long, flat containers. Think in terms of 1 to 2 gallon container capacities for peppers, chard and dwarf tomatoes, while 4 to 5 gallons per plant is best for tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and eggplants.

Container Gardening - Choosing a Size Tomato plants grow best in containers of at least 22" diameter, peppers grow best in 16" diameter pots, and vining crops require a 20" or larger container. Lettuce, spinach and other greens have shallow root systems and do well in long, flat containers. Think in terms of 1 to 2 gallon container capacities for peppers, chard and dwarf tomatoes, while 4 to 5 gallons per plant is best for tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and eggplants.

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