What Is Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer?

Slow-release nitrogen fertilizers contain nitrogen-based nutrients that are slowly released into the soil, therefore having the advantage of not being washed away by heavy rains and increasing absorption by plants.

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Lisa Caswell holds a license in cosmetology and has practiced in the field since 1980. With a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Quincy College, she also serves as a victims' advocate for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.