Examples of fertilizer in a Sentence
We only use organic fertilizer in our gardens.
They use chemical fertilizers on their lawn.
Recent Examples of fertilizer from the Web
Fouling up seed germination by planting too deep, not keeping seed moist or by absent-mindedly applying corn gluten meal for fertilizer before planting seeds whose germination will be destroyed by the corn gluten meal.
Waste heat from the turbines has been used in drying of sewage sludge in the production of Milorganite fertilizer.
To cut down on the algae, Ohio and its neighboring states are focusing on encouraging farmers to take voluntary steps that prevent manure and fertilizers from flowing into the lake’s tributaries and reducing overflows from sewage treatment plants.
An application of turf fertilizer should solve the problem.
Those young soybeans were also planted without tilling the soil of the previous crop of corn, which reduces erosion that can wash fertilizers into waterways.
A fertilizer program can be more tailored for your garden needs by getting a soil test through your local extension office.
For example, fertilizers and pesticides used on farmland as well as contributions from livestock, can leak into surface water sources if not carefully monitored.
In addition, fertilizer companies Potash Corp and Agrium (agu, -1.48%) are planning a merger.
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First Known Use of fertilizer
FERTILIZER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fertilizer for English Language Learners
: a substance (such as manure or a special chemical) that is added to soil to help the growth of plants
FERTILIZER Defined for Kids
Definition of fertilizer for Students
: material added to soil to make it more fertile
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