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EPSOM SALT IN GARDENING | Benefits in Gardening, Plants and Soil | Garden Tips

Epsom salt, chemically Magnesium Sulphate
is an easily available inexpensive naturally occurring mineral salt that has a variety
of home remedy and even medical applications. In this Video, am gonna list out the top 5
uses of Epsom salt in gardening. Coming up.. 1. Seed Germination: Magnesium is proven to help
in seed germination and helps to strengthen strengthening the cell walls, leading to much
stronger seedlings. The formula here is make a solution of 1 teaspoons
of Epsom salt in 1 liter of water and spray on the solution about two to three times on
your seedling tray. 2. Improve Foliage: Meaning increase the greenery
of your leaves or lawn grass. Magnesium is an essential component in the
production of chlorophyll which is the green pigment in plants. Just sprinkle the salt around your plant soil
like about 1 or 2 teaspoons every month or so. 3. Prevent Leaf Curling which is due to magnesium
deficiency. For this sprinkle some Epsom salt around the
soil or for quicker results make a solution of 1 or 2 teaspoons in 1 litre of water and
spray it on the leaves directly � that�s called Foliar Feeding. 4. Transplant Shock: When we do repotting of
a plant, the roots invariably face what is called as transplant shock. Just water the plant with the same magnesium
sulphate solution to counter this problem. 5. Nutrient Absorption: Magnesium is a component
of many commercial fertilizer products because it facilitates the roots to uptake or absorb
vital nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur, etc.
6. Garden Pests like Slugs and snails are killed
by Epsom salt. Directly sprinkle on these insects. 7. Other uses are to get healthier Fruits and
Vegetables especially tomatoes, peppers, etc. And Also a special mention on its use on Rose
plants which helps in healthier roses on your rose plants. So to conclude, Magnesium sulfate is pH neutral,
so it won�t harm your soil and Epsom salt is safe, easy to apply, inexpensive product
and works very well on your plants to increase the overall health of your garden. If you have anything else to share, please
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  1. jayashree murthy Author

    Sir,I am jayashree n I love ur videos.I grow varieties of fruits n flowers in my garden.i HV taken lot of tips from ur videos.My question is out of 6colours of Oleander plants,two-dark pink n white r not flowering properly.I see d big green feeding on it.I remove it immediately n spray neem oil.pls help me out.thanx

  2. Ho Kai Cheng Author

    Great tips! Do you always give your pants with epsom salt and hydrogen peroxide monthly and along with fertilisers? I donโ€™t want to overkill my plants. Haha. Iโ€™m a newbie. Anyway subscribed to your channel.

  3. ala mani Author

    Dear Dr Nazir
    Please I bought one bag of Epsom salt but it is mixed with something else …. I sent the picture to the what's up group … I need your advice should I use it or exchange it

  4. Mian Muzamil Author

    Sir plz reply. Ye Epson salt kahan sy milta hai??? Me aaj medical store sy ly kr aya hn pr us pr sirf Magnesium Sulphate likha hua hai. Epson salt to kahen nahi likha? kya ye me plants ko dy sakta hn jesy ap ny bataya hai??

  5. Silvia Khanmohamed Author

    Whatโ€™s a better fertilizer Oscomote or Miracle Grow for flowers and general healthy grow?
    Will add Epsom salt to the roses right now. Good descriptive information. Thank you!

  6. jaya Ram Author

    Hi my areca palm plant has developed strange holes in some leaves….. there are also some oval/circular brown spots in few leaves . Can u please help to identify the problem

  7. Ry Itab Author

    Hi im having hibiscus which leaves turning yellow but at same time lots of new growing leaves sprout and buds at first my hibiscus in a pot i water it daily approximately 500-700ml of water then notice some spider mites and so 3 a week im using pressurized water on leaf to blast off the spider mites but leaving the soil covered from water. I dont know what else i should do i read about epsom salt should i use this on my plant or anything i should do?

  8. rizwan ahamed Author

    Sir mere ixora or gardenia k plants ki leaves yellow h or mai epsom salt solution 2 din k gap 1 month se spray kr rha hu lekin mujhe koi positive result nhi mila

  9. poonam bhatia Author

    Sir can I use a weak solution of Magnesium sulphate to increse the growth rate of my chinese evergreen? How frequently should I spray a pinch in one litre water?

  10. Nee Sm Author

    Very informative, Thanks alot.Can we use on schefflera leaves and hedges (I'm not sure of the name ) tiny green leaves. Can we spray on them. If yes how much(quantity?

  11. Sarika Mehra Author

    Sir I cropped spinach and I sprayed of apsom salt water. Is it good or not. I mean is this spinach will be edible not harmful

  12. Rajanta Mitra Author

    One month ago I have purchased a lychee tree. I found the leaves of the tree turned brown. Can I spray Magnesium Sulphate. Should I put Meg. Sulphate directly in pot's soil ? I eagerly seek your advice. I love my plant & I don't want to lose the Lychee tree.

  13. David Hooley Author

    greetings can you tell me if i can, and how i can use Epsom Salts to kill termites (White Ants) in my organic soil beds. The beds are full of worms. Thank you


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