Why do plants need nutrients?

Answer For the same reasons that animals need them, to grow and stay healthy

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Is it possible for plants to have too many nutrients?

Answer Plants need nutrients but nitrogen can kill it. People say that if you put fresh manure fertilizer it can "burn" the plant its true. Sometimes it does nbut it depends on the size of the plant.

How Do Plants Take in Nutrients & Water?

Gardeners water plants and feed them with fertilizer. They dig up weeds and make sure plants look healthy. In caring for plants, some gardeners, particularly those new to gardening, may neglect the... Read More »

How do plants take in nutrients&water?

Plants get water and nutrients from the soil through their roots. These are then carried through the rest of the plant. Photosynthesis, the process by which plants create their energy, occurs in th... Read More »

Nutrients for Hydroponic Plants?

Hydroponics describes a type of gardening where a nutrient solution is used in place of soil. This allows plants to grow more quickly by absorbing nutrients directly and prevents many root-borne di... Read More »