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#116893 July 26th, 2005 at 06:00 AM
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hi. im a little curious about what the numbers on bags of soil mean.like ill look at a bag of soil or fertilizer or something and it has numbers on it like 8-24-8 or something.i dont know if thats an actual number or not but its weird and confusing.i have no idea what to do.please help me! Duh

#116894 July 26th, 2005 at 09:31 PM
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The numbers are the percentage of nitrogen, phosporus, and potassium in the fertilizer.
You're example would have 8% nitrogen, 24% phosporus, and 8% potassium in it.

#116895 July 26th, 2005 at 10:57 PM
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Moving this to Gardener's Chat~~~~~~~~> wavey

#116896 July 26th, 2005 at 11:01 PM
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