How to Add Epsom Salt & Coffee Grounds to Potting Soil
Instead of buying plant food for fertilizing your houseplants, try amending ordinary potting soil with Epsom salt and coffee grounds. Epsom salt supplies magnesium and lowers the pH of potting soil, making it easier for plants to absorb other nutrients. Coffee grounds help plants absorb nitrogen. Using one or both is safe for your plants, pets and children and saves you money on fertilizer.
Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I don’t really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,... all veggies. If you have already planted I would sprinkle around the plant and water it well
If your houseplant's leaves are turning yellow, it may have a sulfate deficiency. If the leaves are turning yellow but the veins in the leaves remain green, your plant may have a magnesium deficiency. Epsom salts, a natural source of both minerals, can help protect your plants against such deficiencies, resulting in lusher foliage, increased...