How Does Fertilizer Affect Plant Growth?

Fertilizer promotes the growth of plants, improves its nutrient intake and improves the size and quality of blooms and fruit. If overused, however, it can stunt and kill the plant.

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Writing professionally since 2004, Charmayne Smith focuses on corporate materials such as training manuals, business plans, grant applications and technical manuals. Smith's articles have appeared in the "Houston Chronicle" and on various websites, drawing on her extensive experience in corporate management and property/casualty insurance.