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Green for Life – The numbers found on a fertilizer bag are the percentage by weight of the N, P, and K found in the fertilizer. For example, a 50 lb. bag of a 10-0-10 fertilizer would have 5 lbs. of Nitrogen, 0 lbs. of phosphorous and 5 lbs. of potassium in it. I personally have never seen a fertilizer marked 10-0-10, but what you could do is take a bag of greensand (0-0-7) and a bag of alfalfa pellets (5-1-2) or blood meal (13-1-0) and get real close. It looks to me like they want you to boost your nitrogen and potassium levels without adding phosphorous. I'm not sure that this can be done as most fertilizers include phosphorous… but you can get real close! Find the aforementioned products here!

Hope this helps!