Basic Plant Needs
what a plant uses to grow
Plants need water and nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium from the soil,
carbon dioxide from the air for photosynthesis and oxygen from the air for respiration,
and sunlight for energy to make it all work. I'm sure you can find some good basic books
in a library that will show how plants grow.
Plants need water, air (carbon dioxide), sunlight, and nutrients to grow.
Anthony Brach, Ph.D
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Update: June 2012