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    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.

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    • Julia Childress

      For our peace lily...the magnesium in the salt can help fertilize plants. In a different article, I read that you can dissolve 1 Tbsp. Epsom salt + 1 Tbsp. sugar in a gallon of water for use on plants. I tried just placing some salt in the soil when we repotted our peace lily, and if flowered remarkably well in the fall winter!

    • Lois Sawyer

      My fail proof combination is: 3 TBSP of epsom salts, 1 TBSP miracle grow and one gallon of water bi-weekly Epson salts magnesium in the salts is used by plants for photosynthesis. And as a fertilizer, it will help to increase flower and fruit production. revive a Peace Lily or other houseplants. Water with it when transplanting tomatoes or peppers Spray the foliage of roses or sprinkle a little around the base of your plants.

    • Heather

      Something to keep in mind... In the garden, Epson salts is a “boost” for your plants. The magnesium in the salts is used by plants for photosynthesis. 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 houseplants. Water with it when transplanting tomatoes or peppers and sprinkle a spoonful around plants when they begin to flower. Spray the foliage of roses or sprinkle a little around the base of your plants.

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