What does plant fertilizer have in it?

Answer 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 »

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I'm a first time p-patch participant. Does the soil already have fertilizer or do I need to use fertilizer?

Topsoil has some fertilizer already in it but it doesn't hurt to enrich it. Miracle grow moisture control (keeps the soil moist so you don't have to water as much) and potting soil has plant food i... Read More »

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 »

Does fertilizer make a plant grow bigger?

Fertilizer provides plants with some essential nutrients, such as nitrogen, potassium and phosphate. Plants absorb these nutrients and grow stronger roots, healthier foliage and blossoms and, in th... Read More »

What is plant fertilizer made of?

The ingredients in plant fertilizer differ depending on the type of fertilizer. Organic fertilizers, such as compost, are made of decomposed plant materials such as grass clippings, leaves and frui... Read More »