Have you noticed a lot of stores selling a ton of Epsom salt in the spring? Of course you can use it in the bath to relax, did you know it works wonders in gardens? Here's a few different ways you can use epsom salt in your garden. 

1) Use Epsom Salt To Avoid Garden Pests

Epsom salt is made of hydrated magnesium sulfate crystals. These crystals are very sharp, and when you sprinkle them around plants, they scratch and irritate the bodies and feet of unwanted critters. Remember though, any little water can wash this salt away so you will need to keep applying it to keep this effect.


2) Use Epsom Salt To Prevent Leaf Curling

According to our sources, leaf curling may be caused by magnesium-deficiency in plants. A little epsom salt can fix this problem.

Again, add Epsom salt to the soil around the base of the sick plant. Alternately, for faster absorption you can mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt in a gallon of water and apply directly to the leaves."

Pretty easy problem to fix.


3) Epsom Salt Helps With Fruits, And Vegetables

Not only will your fruits be juicer, your vegetables will be a lot more plentiful. You can find out how much salt you will need to make that happen here.