What do the three numbers mean on plant fertilizer labels?

Answer Nitrogen, phosphate, and potash. 10-10-10 is the most popular mix. It is for general use in gardening, shrubbery, and trees.

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There was a blast in TX at a fertilizer plant. Will the govt make us pass fertilizer background checks now?

Already has. To work around it or buy large quantities like a farmer does takes special training. And permits. Special storage for some things. And proper posting and logging of it. It is regu... Read More »

Types of Plant Labels?

Probably no question confounds a gardener more than wondering what a particular plant is after they have planted it and the weather and seasons have taken their toll, often rendering the plant unre... Read More »

Why do we use plant fertilizer?

Fertilizers are used on plants for a number of reasons, most of them related to the conditions under which plants grow best. Fertilizers come in many forms, some of which are better for plants than... Read More »

What does plant fertilizer have in it?

Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium are what's in plant fertilizer. They're the three most abundant and most important of the nutrients that plants need. Specifically, nitrogen is needed for above ... Read More »