plant food

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Water the plant when the top half of the soil is completely dry and feed it with plant food monthly. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 21 Sep. 2022 Broussard sold the fentanyl to more than a dozen people in 2016 through a plant food website, according to the release. Tim Stelloh, NBC News, 13 Sep. 2022 Sometimes that means putting down plant food and irrigating. Tommy Birch, USA TODAY, 9 Aug. 2022 The mix contains enough plant food to last plants for about two months. Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 May 2022 Moles, which are rarely if ever seen, prefer non-plant food. oregonlive, 16 May 2022 On top of that the surging cost of plant food (a.k.a. fertilizer) and probable bad weather should reduce supplies. Simon Constable, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2022 The company manufactures different types of lawn fertilizers and plant food. Allison Prang, WSJ, 1 Feb. 2022 The sturdy bag has lots of pockets and compartments, so your gardener friend has room for their trowel, dibble, pruner, plant food, and cultivator. Leanne Potts, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plant food was in 1853

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“Plant food.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plant%20food. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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