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Plant food. Recipe for to make your own plant food

Plant food is important to keep your plants and flowering in top shape for your continued enjoyment. Here is a tip that you can use to make your own plant food:

Use 1 teaspoon baking powder and mix in 1/2 teaspoon household ammonia, and mix in 1 tablespoon Epsom salts, and mix in 1 teaspoon salt to a gallon of water and be sure to shake or mix well. Use this as plant food once a month for all your flowers and plants both indoors and out for a noticable difference!

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Skip the Salt Comments By: Anon on 2004-10-24
Salt (plain table salt) is toxic to plants, and it can build up in the soil. Leave it out of this recipe, and then maybe try it.
Great Mix, love it. Comments By: joe b. on 2005-04-27
Ok, Epsom Salt is not toxic to the soil, people have used it for eyons to fertilize their roses. It is safe, just dont use Table or Sea salt.
Gardens? Comments By: Carla on 2006-06-08
What homemade fertilizer would be safe for a vegetable garden? Worried about amonia.

TipKing says: The best fertilizer is making your own compost from kitchen scraps. Investing in a compost bin is well worth it.

fishfood Comments By: angel on 2007-06-28
fish food is good for all plants I use it on all my plant .. I get the big box at the pet store when its on sale...
Does it work for Bean plants? Comments By: Grace on 2010-01-21
I'm not sure If it works for all plants. I thought I'd ask before trying it. If it does can you please let me know? It is my first time growing a Bean plant inside from a seed so I don't want to kill it!

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