Are the concrete chicken, big urn, and home-made toadstools in my garden antiques, heirlooms, or just old? Not too many folks get bogged down in semantics, but there are subtle differences in those terms.
Gardening and home cooking have a lot in common, creating sustenance and comfort by combining basic ingredients using simple techniques. Fertilizers are like salt and pepper: a little bit goes a long way. And adding stuff to your soil is like crumbling crackers into soup or chili.