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Old 05-31-2011, 09:50 PM
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I use lime to provide calcium for the soil. It's extremely cheap and my soil tends to be acidic.

Epsom salts are magnesium sulfate. If your plants are yellow epsom salts may help. I use green sand in my fertrilizer mix and that provides magnesium and potasium.

Some folk here throw their egg shells in the compost heap to help provide calcium, but I've found that they're pretty insoluble though. Gypsum can provide calcium I don't know how it reacts with soil as it's ph neutral and probably not very reactive.

I've never had blossom end rot with peppers,