Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.
Wish I would have know this trick over 4 years ago. It would have saved countless hours of taking sod out & would have produced healthy soil also! Put cardboard & compost over grass in fall & by spring... you have healthy beds to plant in!
DIY Covered Greenhouse Garden: A Removable Cover Solution to Protect Your Plants
Bury a banana peel 1” down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. Use banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes.
Greensax shares on their blog how to do a simple soil test to see if your soil is alkaline or acidic for the type of plant you want to grow. Different plants respond and flourish in either type of soil.