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Existing Bonsai A To Z Entry for Fertilizer baskets


Fertilizer baskets

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Fertilizer baskets - Bonsai Tool Bonsai Care

Used to enclose solid fertilizer in order to prevent disturbance by birds.

Each time the tree is watered a portion of the fertlizer is washed through the soil.

There a number of designs : some (as illlustrated) are placed over the top of the solid fertilizer and some have lids on top and spikes on the bottom so that the fertilizer is self-contained while the spike keeps the basket firmly positioned in the soil.


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