Some plants thrive in salt water. Algae, kelp, and other oceanic plants require salt water to live. Other plants perish when irrigated with salt water, as the salt builds up in the soil. Vinegar kills grass, but can help acid-loving plants such as gardenias or azaleas, if dilluted with water.
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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.