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Old 07-19-2009, 02:05 PM
 
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Default Epsom Salt

Has anyone used epsom salt on cucumbers or squash? I know it's good for tomatoes and peppers and roses.
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Old 07-19-2009, 02:27 PM
 
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Nope--but it sure makes rose bushes have wonderfully bright roses!! Makes the colors vivid!!
Don't ask me why I just had a professional gardner tell me and I'd done it with lots of success!!
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Old 07-19-2009, 07:15 PM
 
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Yes i use on cucumbers,sweet corn,beans,it is added to all my fertilizer mixes.
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Old 07-19-2009, 07:42 PM
 
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Thanks!
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Old 07-20-2009, 04:45 AM
 
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Where do you buy epsom salt?
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:28 AM
 
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Where do you buy epsom salt?

I've seen it all over. I have found it in the Health and Beauty sections of different stores. Dollar General has the best price in my area.


I use it on all my vegetable plants once a week. I have no idea if it is helping or not but they all look healthy.
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Old 07-20-2009, 07:43 AM
 
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Where do you buy epsom salt?
I bought the local (publix) supermarket brand. It's in the pharmacy section.
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:51 AM
 
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Buy the generic, Magnesium Sulphate. It's less expensive. We got a 4# bag for $4.29.
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:54 AM
 
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How much are you using on each rose and or vegetable plant?
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:15 AM
 
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How much are you using on each rose and or vegetable plant?
Epsom Salts and Plants - Is it Worth Using Epsom Salts as a Plant Fertilizer?
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