The 10 Best Fertilizers for a Healthy Garden

If you planted a veggie garden this year, this 2-5-3 fertilizer makes 30 gallons that are suitable for most edible plants. It also contains beneficial soil bacteria.

Jobe's Plant Food Vegetables & Tomato

This 2-3-1 option is a good all-purpose product made from fish by-products that used to be otherwise wasted during the fillet process.

Fish and Seaweed Blend Fertilizer

This 12-55-6 is super-charged to help flowering plants bloom.

Water Soluble Flower Fertilizer

This pre-mixed indoor 12-4-8 plant food is super-easy to administer and dose. You can apply it directly to soil or add some to your watering can.

Indoor Plant Food, 2-pack

This 2-7-7 plant food is specially formulated for succulents and cacti, so it contains less nitrogen in relation to other components.

Succulent and Cactus Plant Food

Worm castings are the digested “soil” produced by worm farming. The NPK ratio is just 1-0-0, but they also contain micronutrients and beneficial microbes that work to improve drainage and soil structure.

Worm Castings Soil Builder

This 2-4-2 ratio of fertilizer is best for new transplants because the slightly higher percentage of phosphorus contributes to healthy root growth to help baby plants get established fast.

Dr. Earth Root Zone Granules Organic Root Feeder 4 lb.

Mix these slow-release fertilizer granules into the soil around plants and you won't have to feed them for another six months. It's fine for both indoor and outdoor pots.

Slow-Release Fertilizer

Acid-loving plants such as blueberries, camellia, azalea, rhododendron, gardenia, holly, and hibiscus will love this 30-30-10 nutrient ratio.

Acid-loving Plants Fertilizer

This organic fertilizer is specifically designed for tomatoes and includes calcium to prevent blossom end rot (that nasty black rotten spot that appears on the bottom of otherwise pretty tomatoes!).

Espoma Organic Tomato-tone Dry Plant Food - TO4