How would you like to improve your Roses by growing big beautiful flowers that were healthy and brighter?
Well, now you can, and all the while using a very inexpensive, common household ingredient. We are talking about Epsom Salt.
One of the best ways to see the benefits that Epsom Salt will have when it comes to your Roses is to sprinkle a tablespoon around the soil and roots of your Rose Bushes once a week prior to watering.
Epsom Salt Must Share Garden Tip
The benefit is that it significantly speeds up plant growth, which in turn, increases nutrient uptake. Another positive effect is that it deters pests. It also increases the flavor of fruit and veggies, and improves the colors and quantity of Roses.
This also applies to other flowering plant blooms. Next time you are admiring beautiful Roses, chances are that’s their secret!
Before using Epsom Salts in your garden, it is recommended that you test the soil for a Soil PH reading.
If you would like more tomatoes, peppers and roses, Epsom Salt should be added to your gardening routine.
How To Use Epsom Salt For Roses Video
If you would like to hear first hand the benefits and results that Epsom Salt can have for your Roses, we have included a quick video from a Gardener that shares their own experience of using it in their yard. Click Play above to view now ^
Epsom Salt Garden Uses And Benefits
According to the ‘Food Not Lawns’, they suggest that every two weeks you should mix one tablespoon of Epsom Salt in a gallon of water. When you water the plants with the solution they will receive a wonderful boost.
Another top tip is to add a tablespoon of Epsom Salt to the bottom of the plant hole and cover with a thin layer of dirt. You should then plant the seedling over the top in the hole.
Top Epsom Benefits include the following
- Helps Growth
- Aids in Germination
- Produces Greater Yields
- Improves beauty, strength, sweetness
- Prevents Blossom End Rot In Tomatoes
Garden Uses For Epsom Salt
- Slug Deterrent
- Beautiful Roses
- Fertilize Tomatoes and other Plants
- Get Rid of Raccoons
- Make Your Grass Greener
When you are working with established plants you want to be sure to add a top dressing of soil prior to sprinkling a tablespoon of Epson Salt to the surface of the soil as shown above. You should then water the Epsom Salt in thoroughly.
About a month later you can apply top dressing again. You can continue this process for the entire growing season for your Roses. We know you are going to notice some big changes in your blooms.
This Infographic from Pakagri Blogspot shows you correct measurements to use for your Peppers, Tomatoes and Roses.
All you need is 1 tablespoon of Epsom Salt, 4 Litres of Water and a Spray Bottle. They suggest that you spray your plants twice and have a 10 day gap between doses.
Our gardens are not the only ones to benefit from Epsom Salt. There are some substantial health benefits to us too. We thought we would share Dr Axe’s top 7 uses.
7 Top Epsom Salt Uses
We thought we would start by checking out some of the best benefits that Epsom Salt offers. You will notice that number one refers to it boosting Magnesium levels. There are also some handy human benefits like reducing pain and inflammation, eliminating toxins, relieving constipation, reducing stress and improving blood sugar levels. It will also have some great benefits for your hair. It acts as a natural volumizer and can help to decrease excess oil. Who knew!
- Boosts Magnesium
- Reduces Stress
- Eliminates Toxins
- Relieves Constipation
- Reduces Pain and Inflammation
- Improves Blood Sugar Levels
- Volumizes Hair