plant food

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The other purchasing choices include the above items and an option to buy with plant food, another that includes a terrarium tool, and a deluxe kit that includes everything. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Aug. 2021 Sims also wanted the space to sell her plant food called The Growth Elixir, a concentrated liquid that is $15.95 per bottle and contains nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium, and other accessories like spray bottles, pots and merchandise. Chanel Stitt, Detroit Free Press, 2 July 2021 Fertilize with an all-purpose plant food once a month to keep your plants going strong until frost. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 June 2021 The control panel will remind them when to add water to the unit, when to add plant food, and will automatically turn the growing lights on or off as needed. Matt Jancer, Wired, 25 Apr. 2021 Another issue to consider is the potting soil and plant food added to it for houseplants. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2021 That’s why these Miracle-Gro indoor plant food spikes are an awesome investment—filled with micronutrients specifically chosen for indoor plants, these little instruments can fertilize your seedlings for up to two months. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2021 How about fertilizer, trellises, hoses or sprinklers, cloches or row covers, plant food? Judy Hake, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 20 Feb. 2021 This generally means a plant food application three times a season. oregonlive, 6 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of plant food

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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5 Sep 2021

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“Plant food.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plant%20food. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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