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
Feed with a slow release landscape fertilizer during the warmer months following label instructions.
Remnants from livestock enter the kitchen on meat, or from the fertilizer used to grow vegetables.
If cool-season weeds are a major issue, apply a lawn fertilizer combined with a lawn weed killer (weed and feed).
Pursell Farms was created almost 20 years ago as a way for the family to market a slow-release fertilizer.
Now use a garden rake to scratch the fertilizer into the soil.
Use a fertilizer with a slightly higher middle number.
But in most intensive farming operations, crops are believed to take up only about half of the nitrogen in the fertilizer applied.
Collectors use a foliar fertilizer to grow bigger specimens, faster.
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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
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