Use Epson salt to perk up your plants and make them lush and healthy. Use a teaspoon per gallon.
By Fran from Bath, PA
Here are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community.
Do you add the Epsom salts (1 Tbsp/gallon of water) alone or with your nutrient recipe?
By Jo-Ann L.
Depending on the size of the pot, or area of ground, I just grab a fist full and throw it in then water. I have very tiny hands though so I don't over do it.
How much Epsom salt do I add to a gallon of water for flowers?
The correct mix is one tablespoon of Epsom salts per gallon of water.
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Epsom salts works wonders for houseplants because the magnesium sulfate helps cleanse the soil of harmful salts that tend to accumulate in the pots.