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The world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. Every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt. You will have a great garden all season.

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

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