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The Pros And Cons Of Different Fertilizers


Charity Nebbe talks with gardening experts about how to best fertilize plants in a variety of landscapes.

Iowa is currently very dry, and due to these drought-like conditions, gardeners and other growers are concerned about the lack of water. But plants also need nutrients to survive.

Jaden Gimondo and Cindy Haynes join Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe to discuss the pros and cons of different types of fertilizers. They also answer listener questions.


  • Jaden Gimondo, horticulture grad student at ISU
  • Cindy Haynes, associate professor of horticulture, Extenion Horticulturist at ISU
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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Katherine Perkins is IPR's Program Director for News and Talk