Epsom Salts for plants

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kinnika

New Member
I found last year a write up on using Epsom Salts and was wondering if anyone used them and what did you think? The write up I have says to use it on tomatoes and peppers as well as house plants.
 

Flower4Yeshua

Super Moderator & vegemm
Staff member
i also use it on my plants...you want to work the soil around the plants and add a a Tabls. then water in...try not to get it on the stalk..
 

Maggie

New Member
I just thow the salts all over the gardens and then water to wash it off the leaves. I usually try to use when it is rainning.
 

netpeach2000

New Member
I used to add a tablespoon in my canister on my hose along with miracle grow when I would water my plants, the colors were vibrant and they grew really well. maybe it was in my head, but I saw a difference. That was several years ago though.
 

GardenBear1

New Member
I've been using it for years and my roses look great and bloom more, I use it in the veggie garden as well and just about every where,s I can, some cactus don't like it so they go with out
 

kinnika

New Member
Okay I am convinced. I am going to mix up some tonight with my regular fertilizer and give a few a drink. Thanks for all the info.
 

Dor

Active Member
Is epsom salts good for EE's if so how much.
Yes it is Lisa. I just sprinkle it throughout my flower beds and gardens and then water. Just try to keep it off the leaves. I feed my container plants with it also.
 

Randy

Super Moderator
Staff member
Epsom Salt is the common name for Magnesium Sulfate. Both magnesium and sulfur are good things when used in moderation.
 


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