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fertile

adjective arable, bearing offspring freely, fecund, fecundus, feracious, fertilis, flowering, fructiferous, fructuous, fruitful, imaginative, ingenious, lush, luxuriant, original, originative, parturient, philoprogenitive, procreant, procreative, productive, progenerative, prolific, rank, rich, yielding
Associated concepts: fertile octogenarian rule, presumption of fertility
See also: beneficial, gainful, lucrative, original, productive, prolific, resourceful
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If you fertilize twice, apply the second application about the middle of October.
Self- and non-self sperm fertilize naked self-eggs equally well
It is then time to fertilize again, and if you appreciate the coming display, fertilize as flower buds appear.
To keep your plants blooming, you will want to fertilize them frequently throughout the growing season.
The nutrients fertilize the growth of algae, which soon die, settle to the seafloor, and decay.
Fertilization of all the fruit trees you mention follows the same basic rules: Make sure you fertilize in September, and make sure you apply the correct amount of nitrogen fertilizer.
The ability to fertilize through an injection system makes it possible to fertilize crops earlier or when the ground is wet from previous irrigation or rain.
The best time to fertilize a peach tree is rapidly approaching since, as it turns out, summer's end to midautumn is the time when peach trees make most of their root growth.
Aside from fertilization at planting time, many backyard tomato growers will not fertilize again until tomatoes have actually begun to appear on the plant or until the first tomatoes have been harvested.
So much so that if you were only to fertilize the lawn once a year, this is the feeding that does the most good.
The dads fertilize the eggs, and the females swim off.
Fertilize only if new shoots put out less than 1 foot of growth during the entire spring and summer growing period.