Know The Basics Of Fertilizer Application Fertilizer adds fresh supplies of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium to soil where these naturally occurring nutrients have been depleted. In areas where plants have been growing for a long time or are planted repeatedly, such as lawns, flowerbeds, and vegetable plots, the plants use up the primary nutrients over time.
Organic vs. Chemical Fertilizers Ask most any gardener whether they prefer organic or chemical fertilizer, and chances are you’ll spark a lively debate. However, if you could ask your plants the same question, you’d find out that at the most basic level, they really can’t tell the difference – nutrients are nutrients.
Ghana: Bird Flu under control - Veterinary Services Dr. Augustus Ayitey, Acting Director of the Veterinary Services Directorate, has assured Ghanaians that it is safe to consume poultry and poultry products despite the bird flu scare. He said the bird flu, which hit the country since May, is still under control.