Plants grow best in water. While milk contains some nutrients that may benefit some plants, unused sugars and nutrients can cause a build-up in the soil that encourages the growth of mold. Excess sugars in carbonated beverages prevent plants from absorbing water.
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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.