June 20, 2011
The fertilizer label will show three numbers indicating the percentages of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
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You might not need as much fertilizer as you think
Should we fertilize our garden plants, and if so, when and how? If your soil has been well-tended by the addition of compost and mulches, there may be no need for supplemental fertilizer. A soil test is the best way to determine the fertility of your garden soil.