Instead of buying plant food for fertilizing your houseplants, try amending ordinary potting soil with Epsom salt and coffee grounds. Epsom salt supplies magnesium and lowers the pH of potting soil, making it easier for plants to absorb other nutrients. Coffee grounds help plants absorb nitrogen. Using one or both is safe for your plants, pets and children and saves you money on fertilizer.
Use of Epsom Salt in Gardening Spraying epsom salt on plants that boost magnesium supply to plants and increase yeild. Spraying 1 table spoon of epsom salt mix with 4 litre of water twice with 10 days gap could be use for good result. Tomatoes, peppers and rose can benefit extraordinarily.
Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole w/plant. Makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well.
If your houseplant's leaves are turning yellow, it may have a sulfate deficiency. If the leaves are turning yellow but the veins in the leaves remain green, your plant may have a magnesium deficiency. Epsom salts, a natural source of both minerals, can help protect your plants against such deficiencies, resulting in lusher foliage, increased...