There's no one single fertilizer that can be called the "best," since different plants have different needs at different times in their growth. Buy fertilizer suited to special growing environments like hydroponic or container gardening. Soil specific to certain plants is also available. Fertilizers marked "balanced," however, meet the average needs of most plants.
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