According to the National Gardening Association, compost is the best fertilizer. It is natural, made by combining and turning green and brown organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and kitchen scraps until it breaks down into a rich soil.
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Sommer Sharon has a bachelor's degree in IT/Web management from the University of Phoenix and owns a Web consulting business. With more than 12 years of experience in the publishing industry, her work has included "Better Homes and Gardens," "Ladies' Home Journal," "MORE," "Country Home," "Midwest Living," and "American Baby." Sharon now contributes her editorial background by writing for several Internet publications.