What Is The Best Fertilizer For Your Garden?
Plant fertilizer is any substance that is used to feed your plants the nutrients they need for growth. If you understand what
are required, you can look for the right nourishment for the plants you want to grow. Most contain
on the bag or container that will help you calculate how much to apply.
Vegetable garden fertilizer comes in many forms, both organic and synthetic. But all must break down into water-soluble chemicals before the plants can take them up.
play a crucial role in that breakdown.
include any substances occurring naturally in your soil, as wells as those you add in natural form or that were naturally processed.
are either natural ingredients that have been processed chemically or those that are completely synthetic.
Your organic choices include both solid and
liquid organic fertilizers
. There are the same choices among synthetics, from powders or pellets to liquids, such as
In addition to nutrient products,
adjusting supplements like
can make other nutrients more available to your plants. Uncle Woodruff (right) is our village soil scientist and handles
, fertilizer applications and ph adjustments.
If you are an organic gardener, you’ll want to make organic choices. If you have physical limitations, are a
there are chemical or synthetic fertilizers that won’t harm the planet or your vegetables.
How well do organic fertilizers work?
Is chemical fertilizer safe for vegetables?
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