13 Epsom Salt Uses In Garden That’ll Amaze You

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3. To avoid transplanting shock

Help plants to overcome transplant shocks when you plant them into a garden or change their pots, add a tablespoon of Epsom salt to the soil, then once again add a layer of soil before placing the plant so that root does not come in direct contact with the salt.

4. To have juiciest tomatoes and healthy tomato plants

epsom salt on tomatoes

Tomatoes suffer from magnesium deficiency, especially when grown in pots. To resolve this, dissolve 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt in 1 gallon of water and apply this solution in every two weeks to your tomato plants.

5. Yellowing leaves

The leaves of plants and trees turn yellow due to magnesium deficiency as it is an essential component in the production of chlorophyll, to counter this, add a tablespoon of Epsom salt around the base of your plant per 12 inches of its height, once a month until it starts to look green again.

6. Prevent leaf curling

Sometimes due to magnesium deficiency, leaves may curl inward or upward. In such case, application of Epsom salt around the base of the plant helps a lot. Alternately, for quick absorption, you can also mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt in a gallon of water and spray directly on the foliage.

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