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Using egg shells in the garden

Using Egg Shells in The Garden. Save your Egg shells. Add ground shells to the bottom of planting holes for tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. a nice dose of calcium helps prevent blossom end rot that commonly affects these crops.

Homemade "Miracle Grow": Get a clean glass or plastic jar, put a little water in it. Add egg shells and coffee grounds until it's about 3/4 full. Top it off w/water and allow to sit in a cool, dark place for about a week, gently shaking once daily. Strain and use the liquid when ready to feed plants.

My Purple Brick Road: Works for Me.Homemade Miracle Grow (egg shells and coffee grounds steeped in water for about a week)

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Nifty Ideas on how to make use of egg shells, I had saved them for the garden but never truly knew all of the uses.

10 Ways to Reuse Eggshells Around Your House - A non-toxic list

Billed egg water adds calcium to plants. Nifty Ideas on how to make use of egg shells, I had saved them for the garden but never truly knew all of the uses.

Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe * 2-3 doz. Crushed Egg Shells * 2 cups Bone Meal * 1/2 cup Epsom Salts * 14 Crushed Aspirin ~ natural rooting hormone * 1/4 cup of this Mix ~ Add to Bottom When Planting Tomats

Shannon’s Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe

Will try this with one plant to start: Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe. dozen clean crushed egg shells, 2 cups bone meal, cup Epsom salts, 14 crushed aspirin (a natural rooting hormone!

Bury a banana peel about 1 inch in the ground around a Rose Bush to keep diseases and pest away!

How to Feed Roses With Banana Peels

Art bury a banana peel 1 down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes Sherry*** garden-yard-ideas

5 Gardening Tips and Tricks That Everyone Should Know | Self-Sufficiency and Life Hacks by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/5-gardening-tips-and-tricks/

10 Gardening Tips and Tricks Everyone Should Know

Keep egg shells in open container in fridge. When the container is full, crush shells into small bits and sprinkle them around base of your plants. Sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails other bugs & adds touch of calcium to soil.

Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt and/or potting soil before planting any plants. For someone who doesn't have a green thumb, I have had great success with this....

Dont throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (Ive always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge works beautifully.

How to Burn Used Coffee Grounds for Mosquito Repellent | eHow

How to Burn Used Coffee Grounds for Mosquito Repellent

Mix used coffee grounds with crushed dry egg shells and tomato plant blossoms won't rot. We use to own a restaurant, and saved coffee grounds and egg shells for my Father.

Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline. Need to check this out!

10 Uses for Vinegar

10 Uses for Vinegar: Test Your Soil's pH Place a handful of dirt into a small container and sprinkle vinegar on it. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline; adjust the pH with an acid amendment.

How to dry herbs

How to Dry Herbs

To make an aromatic herb fire starter, gather old newspaper and an assortment of herbs. Sage, basil and rosemary work well; Wrap the herbs in a sheet of newspaper and secure the ends with raffia or cotton twine.

10 Fruits and Vegetables You Can Plant Once — And They Will Keep Coming Back Every Year

10 Perennial Fruits Vegetables (You Can Plant Once & They Will Keep Coming Back Every Year)