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.
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.
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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
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.
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. (Ive always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge works beautifully.
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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.