Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.
Alternative Gardning: Controlling Cabbage Worms - (Gross) - Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants
Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate. Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden! (yes, another one about Epsom Salt. Epsom Salt is more commonly known as Engels Zout in NL & BE!
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Want to grow cucumbers in your garden? I know I'll be using these gardening tips for growing cucumbers in my own garden. I love that you can grow cucumbers in containers or vertically on a trellis to conserve space.