If you were raising a human, you’d want to make sure that it was eating properly. The same goes for your garden babies.

Plants thrive on a number of micronutrients, but the three common ingredients found in store-bought fertilizer include nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium—otherwise known as NPK.

And all of these essential nutrients can likely be found right in your home. If you don’t want to leave your house to purchase plant food, chances are you don’t have to. Read the full article on Modern Farmer.