In the garden, Epson salts is a “boost” for your plants. The magnesium in the salts is used by plants for photosynthesis. And as a fertilizer, it will help to increase flower and fruit production. Mix 2 tbsp into 1 gallon of water and use it to revive a Peace Lily or other houseplants. Water with it when transplanting tomatoes or peppers and then sprinkle a spoonful around the plants when they begin to flower. Spray the foliage of roses or sprinkle a little around the base of your plants.

Epsom Salts for the Garden. Are the leaves on your tomatoes or pepper plants turning yellow? Want more blooms on your rose bushes? Wondering why your lawn is looking brown? Boost plants and grass with Epsom salt, high in magnesium and sulfur. Helps plants grow greener with higher yields and more blooms. This site tells you how much to use for type and size of plant or square footage of ground.

Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate... Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Tips for how much to use for different plants.

Handy list of how much epsom salt to use: Garden startup: Sprinkle approximately one cup per 100 square feet. (10’x10’) and mix into soil before planting. Tomatoes: Apply one tablespoon per foot of height for each plant every two weeks.

TOMATO TIP: Mix used coffee grounds with crushed dry egg shells and your tomato plants won't have blossom rot.

Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel's potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease.

Epsom Salt for Tomato, and Pepper Growing, helps prevent blossom end rot and encourages bigger fruit and healthier plants.

Miracle Grow: 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants.

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Homemade Liquid Miracle Grow Concentrate: Ingredients:1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp Epsom salts, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tbsp powdered milk, 1/2 tsp ammonia, 2 drops blue food coloring

Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets

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the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season. Hmmm, I really should try this.

SECRET Fertilizer :) My 'fertilizing cocktail' consists of mixing 1/2 bottle of cheap beer, 1 tablespoon of Epson salts, and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion in a watering can (1-2 gallons). I do this to ALL my vegetable, flowers, and indoor plants. You will definitely notice the difference in a few weeks! Don't waste too much money on the beer. Cheapest still works great -- plants aren't picky!

Natural Weed Control...Cornmeal. Sprinkle on garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. It will keep any seeds from germinating so don't use in vegetable garden until plants are established.

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