Saving Money on Fertilizer

Prices on fertilizer have increase 100% since last year, so it’s probably a good idea to test your soil and see what it needs before you go out and spend a lot of money on fertilizer. I like using the inexpensive soil test kits you can buy at the big-box stores. They will tell you what you actually need to buy. I’ve noticed that some fertilizers are coming out in a phosphorous free format. Walmart had a 13-0 -13 formula available which is cheaper than the regular 13-13-13.  If you don’t need Phosphorus, then why apply it?
Note – the numbers stand for Nitrogen-Phosphorus-Potash.

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  1. Pingback: Saving Money on Fertilizer « Tom Terrific

  2. Lieren

    Near where we live there’s a homeschooling family who has a pretty extensive worm farming business, so I bought worm castings from them. Not only can I just sprinkle it around, I can make compost tea out of it and stretch it even further.

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