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Horticultural Epsom Salts

Is there a difference between normal Epsom salts and Horticultural Epsom salts ?

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,391

    I don't think there is any difference other than one is approved for human consumption whereas the horticultural grade is not.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,456

    If all you want is a bit for your tomatoes, then 300g is about £2.50 from your local pharmacy.  It should last all season.  Pharmaceutical grade is ok for plants (even if its out of date)image

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