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Which fertilizer to choose for your garden?

Fertilizer is a natural or artificial substance capable of giving the soil all the nutrients necessary for the proper development of the plant, in general, fertilizers on the market come in 3 forms: liquid, soluble powder and granular slow release.

There are various types, animal, vegetable, mineral, chemical, etc., all of which contain some very important elements for plants such as: nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and to a lesser extent, iron, magnesium and zinc.

Plants grown in pots, for example, have a greater need for these elements, than those grown in the garden, as they have less soil and limited resources, which a will be depleted over time.

So which fertilizer to choose?

Organic fertilizers, such as manure and guano, are generally suitable for garden, fruit and aromatic plants, while Mineral fertilizers, which are generally chemical, are suitable for fertilizing ornamental plants, and often have compositions suitable for the type of plant they are intended for; in fact, there are various types, for bonsai, orchids, roses, etc..

Do you want to learn more about this topic? Or are you in doubt about which fertilizer to choose? Do not hesitate to contact us and we will answer your questions!