How to Fertilize Houseplants

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Ensure your houseplants are nourished and healthy by fortifying their potting soil and watering with different kinds of fertilizers. In this guide, you’ll learn about the nutrients plants need and the difference between slow and fast release fertilizers, and when and how to apply them. Read more now.

Can You Compost Diseased Plants?

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Is it okay to use diseased leaves in compost? Composting can provide beneficial microbial life that greatly reduces certain plant pathogens while others may persist. Pathogenic species are numerous and diverse, and this guide discusses how different species are affected by different kinds of compost. Read more now.