Taking Care of Houseplants with Epsom Salt

Posted by Jessica Belucci   Dec 31th, 2012   No Comments »

In the majority of cases Epsom salt is widely used for spa purposes (Epsom salt-based masks for prevention of skin aging), hair stylists recommend it to combat the problem of oily hair, general practitioners say that Epsom salt bath at the end of the day is a great escape from accumulated stress. And now it is time for gardeners to speak how they make use of Epsom salt.

Gardeners prefer Epsom salt to other supplements and nutrients as it is an organic, natural element that does not damage soil as well as plant. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor plants.

your home plants will be healthy with Epsom SaltIf you want to have a plant at home that will please your eyes, then you should know how to take care of it properly. Regular watering is not enough. Plants require constant attention and care. In this case gardeners may benefit greatly from the use of Epsom salt. Firstly, it is due to the elements Epsom salt consists of. Secondly, the price of this product is much lower in comparison to special fertilizers and supplements.

How to Use Epsom Salt?

At the very beginning any plant requires an “impetus” for further growing. And Epsom salt is a great impetus. It consists of magnesium and sulfate that are rich in essential minerals and other elements so necessary for young plants. So, it said that a mixture of a gallon of distilled water and 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt is to promote faster grow of a plant. But read the instructions on the package first as the proportion may be different. Later on such nourishment will ensure chlorophyll production and just keep a plant alive. NB! There are some plants that can be damaged by Epsom salt, so you’d better learn the list of these plants first. In the rest of the cases the “magic” effect of Epsom salt will be visible in the very nearest future.

Mature gardeners say that Epsom salt is a great product that perfectly replaces a number of fertilizers. If you buy Epsom salt and it is not suitable for you plant, don’t worry, there are tens of ways it can be used.

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About UsHello World! I am Jessica Belucci, a caring mom for three sons and MD. This blog is my attempt to share the knowledge about one of the cheapest, yet highly effective medicine known as Epsom Salt!