13 Uses For Epsom Salt In The Garden

Gardening is a pleasant hobby because you connect yourself with nature, and this is also very good for your health. But don’t expect like gardening to be an easy job, cause it’s not. But done with passion your will enjoy it and with these tips and tricks will be even more pleasant. So use wisely Epsom salt in your gardening activity to ease your job.

1. Improve Seed Germination

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Use Epsom salt to help seed germinate. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt per seed hole and seeds will germinate quickly.

2. Plants Absorb More Nutrients With Epsom Salt


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If you add Epsom salt to your plants soil will help increase nutrient absorption, This way the soil will be better and you won’t need fertilizer afterwards.

3. Greener Plants


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Epsom salt contain nutrients that will help boost green color in your garden. Bring back your garden to life. Yellow leaves will turn into green because Epsom salt will feed them well.

4. Beautiful Blooming Roses


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Any rose breeder will tell you that the secret of blooming roses is Epsom salt. Add 1-2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to your roses and they’ll grow bigger and brighter.

5. Counter Transplant Shock


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Moving seedlings from pot into the ground you’ll see how they wither and start curbing. But you sprinkle Epsom salt around them (but be careful not to get in contact with plant’s root) they will get enough minerals to grow beautiful and not to wither.

6. Prevent Leaf Curling


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Add 2 tablespoons to a gallon of water and sprinkle it over the curled leaves. Leaves will get better quickly.

7. Pest Repellent


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Sprinkle Epsom salt around plant bases and some pest won’t disturb your crops anymore. 2 in 1…pest repellent and plant nutrient.

8. Grow Sweeter Fruit


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Add some Epsom salt in the soil to make your fruits sweeter. Add it to fruit trees, nut trees and bushes and the effect will amaze you: sweeter plants.

9. Tastier Tomatoes


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Tomatoes are fruits too, so if you want tastier and healthier tomatoes dissolve 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt in 1 gallon of water and sprinkle this solution over them every two weeks.

10. Plentiful Peppers

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Growing peppers? Perfect! Add Epsom salt to your peppers once a week and you’ll harvest a larger amount of crops.

11. Lawn Fertilizer


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Dilute 5 cups of Epsom salt in water and sprinkle it over your lawn (100 meters squares of lawn). This way you’ll get a lush green lawn.

12. Get Rid Of Weeds


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Don’t want to use herbicide to get rid of weeds in your garden? Use natural products then. Mix 1 liter of vinegar with 2 tablespoons of dishsoap and 4 tablespoons of Epsom salt. Pour the solution into a spray bottle and sprinkle over the weeds, avoiding garden plants.

13. Remove Tree Stumps


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Drill some holes into tree’s trunk and pour Epsom salt in them. Then add water and in a few weeks will wither.

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