What Is NPK? (and how it can help your vegetable garden!)

what is NPK and how can it help my garden

Have you ever gone to a garden center in search of some fertilizer and you come up to this GIANT display of all types of fertilizers with all these numbers and different names and it is totally confusing?  Yeah, me too.  But, working at a garden center, you learn pretty quick what the story is with all of the labels on fertilizer.  You also learn that using the correct fertilizer for the correct plant or application makes a BIG difference in your garden’s productivity!  So, today’s post is all about NPK.  What is NPK?  Read on to find out!

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Breakfast Sandwich

egg and avocado breakfast sandwich on a whole wheat english muffin

A lot of people have asked me what I eat for breakfast on a typical morning and my answer, for the past 3 or 4 years, has been pretty much the same.  An egg sandwich on an english muffin with avocado and hot sauce.  The base of this sandwich is homemade whole wheat english muffins.  Which a) saves a ton of money and b) make this sandwich so delicious.  We get our eggs from a coworker who has chickens (super jealous).  And, of course, avocado and hot sauce make everything better.

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How To Prep Your Vegetable Garden Soil

how to prep your vegetable garden soil: a step by step guide to get your veggie garden soil back to its glory and ready to plant in

Today is all about how to prep your vegetable garden soil.  This is exciting because it means we are almost safe to plant our little veggies!!  Yay!!!  But first, we need to get our soil ready to rock and roll.  If you are like me, your garden has been going for a couple of years now and you know that your soil is probably depleted in important nutrients.  Plants are like us, they need food, water, & nutrients to keep them healthy and growing to their best potential.  Throughout the season, your veggies are eating up all the  nutrients in your soil to grow big and strong.  Not a problem, you can easily boost your soil nutrients in 3 easy steps!  Grab your shovel and let’s get started!

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Greek Yogurt Berry Power Parfait

Greek yogurt berry power parfait loaded with peanut butter, oats, and chia seeds. The perfect all natural start to your day.

I love when things are simple, especially packing my lunch for the week.  Which is why I love making this greek yogurt berry power parfait.  It has all my favorite things, and it keeps me full for the rest of the work day!  This baby is packed with berries, greek yogurt, peanut butter, oatmeal, and chia seeds.  AKA- it is full of protein, fiber, vitamins, and feel good vibes.  (Okay, that last one might not be scientifically proven.)  Also, it is easy to adapt to whatever you have on hand.  I used strawberries and some mixed berries from my freezer, but it would be equally delicious with bananas, peaches, kiwis, etc.  Trust me, you’ve gotta give this power parfait a try!

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Planting A Container Herb Garden

viagra tablets in canada Step by step guide on how to plant the perfect one pot herb garden.

Today’s post is all about creating a container herb garden.  This is perfect for your deck or if you have a small area that you want to do some edibles, but you don’t want to mess with planting in the ground.  Container herb gardens are the perfect way to have all of your favorite herbs right outside your door where you can easily cut a few sprigs off for dinner every night!  In four steps, you will have all the information you need to plant your very own one pot container herb garden!

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