Archive for April 13th, 2006

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Plant nutrients 101: A brief overview

by Caroline Brown

A lot of gardeners fumble through the process of choosing a fertilizer, unsure if their plants even need one or what product to choose if they do. I included myself in that category until just recently, when I learned about plant nutrients and fertilizers in the URI Master Gardener's program. One of the first things I learned is that plants are just like people. You have to understand a plant's nutritional needs before you feed it.

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