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
Would fertilizer, used in the 1995 bombing of an Oklahoma City federal building, be banned?
Their experiment compared the effects of natural versus artificial fertilizers on the amount of phosphorus runoff.
Originally, the residue was used as fertilizer, but since the turn of the 20th century, the oil leftovers have been dried and ground into fish meal for animal feeding.
Carla Hornady of the Alabama Farmers Federation said farmers needed higher yields to offset higher prices in seed, fertilizer, equipment and labor.
So, wait at least until late March to make the first application of fertilizer.
After a few weeks, start to feed the plants with a balanced fertilizer ($16 per bottle, amazon.com).
Their flavor can be influenced by weather, water and fertilizer.
This aerial photo shows the remains of a fertilizer plant destroyed by an April 17, 2013, explosion in West.
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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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