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Epsom Salt and the Garden

I was told by an experienced landscaper to use EPSOM SALT on my young watermelon. After the melon vines were about 1-2 feet, I applied the EMSOM SALT and WOW, they are growing and producing melons like crazy. Can EPSOM SALT be effective other garden vegetables the same way?

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#1 Comment By roseman On 07/01/2012 @ 10:42 am

I use Epsom Salts around my rosebushes and also mix it into the soils for our other gardens every year. I only apply it once per season though so as not to create any buildup problems.

#2 Comment By Nikki On 07/01/2012 @ 2:18 pm

Yes, studies have shown that the use of Epsom salts in the garden has many benefits including stronger growth and improved ability to take up necessary nutrients. Here is more information: [1]

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