hand giving chemical fertilizer to plants growing in sequence of seed germination on soil, evolution concept

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hand giving chemical fertilizer to plants growing in sequence of seed germination on soil, evolution concept

By Liz Baessler Fertilizing is a necessary aspect of gardening. Often, plants can’t get all the nutrients they need from garden soil alone, so they need a boost from extra soil amendments. But that doesn’t mean that lots of fertilizer is always a good thing. There are all kinds of fertilizers, and there are some plants and growth stages that actually suffer from the application of fertilizer. So what about seedlings? Keep reading to learn the rules of fertilizing young plants. Should I Fertilize Seedlings? Do seedlings need fertilizer? The short answer is yes. While seeds have enough power inside themselves to germinate, the nutrients essential to healthy growth aren’t usually present in soil. In fact, the problems that small seedlings suffer from can often be traced back to a lack of nutrients. As with most anything, though, too much fertilizer can hurt just as much as not enough. Make

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