10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden
Love gardening? Then you’ll love our brand new Kindle book: 605 Secrets For A Beautiful, Bountiful Organic Garden: Insider Secrets From A Gardening Superstar. Epsom salt is comprised of hydrated magnesium sulfate, a naturally occurring mineral first found in the well waters of Epsom, England. Epsom salt has a variety of home remedy applications – the two most widely known being as a saline laxative and pain reliever. What many people don’t realize is that Epsom salt also has several uses in organic gardening. Want to try Epsom salt for yourself? This article shares ten of the best ways to start using Epsom salt in the garden. 1. Using Epsom salt as a soil amendment before seeding will give your garden a powerful boost right from the start. 2. Many commercial fertilizers add magnesium to help plant roots take up vital nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur.) 3. 4. Plants that aren’t getting enough magnesium can be identified by their yellowing leaves. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.