Melanie Watts, eHow Contributor
Epsom salt has been credited with producing lush, green plant growth.
Gardeners have been advocating the use of Epsom salt to feed plants for years, asserting that it produces lush, green growth, increased fruit production and plant hardiness. The practice is not without its critics, among whom are those who say plants do not typically require the nutrients that Epsom salt provides.
Epson salt contains sulfur and magnesium, essential micronutrients for plant growth. Some gardeners dig the product into soil around the plant base or dissolve it in water and either use it as a foliar feed or apply it when watering the plants. The Epsom Salt Council suggests several "garden usage tips" for Epson salt. Instructions for use with plants are sometimes included on the packaging.
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