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Fertilizer Guide For Central Virginia
Fertilizer Guide For Central Virginia

            All fertilizer labels must have three bold numbers.  The first number designates the amount of nitrogen (N), the second number designates the amount of phosphate (P2O5), and the third number is the amount of potash (K2O).  These three numbers represent the primary nutrients (nitrogen (N) – phosphorous (P) – potassium (K).             This label, known as the fertilizer grade, is a national standard.…

Dirt vs. Soil + Rich Soil Recipe
Dirt vs. Soil + Rich Soil Recipe

SOIL OR DIRT? Do you know the difference between the two?  When should you use compost? What makes up vermiculite and perlite?  I thought it might be helpful to point out how to distinguish between the different types of basic media.  Hopefully it will help you in deciding what is best for your gardening needs. DIRT: Dirt is rocky, silty, and…