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How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.

I cut the banana peels in smaller pieces so that they break down easily. It works great! How to improve your soil without a compost heap with eggshells, coffee grounds, and banana peels

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. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) 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.

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.

Growing tomatoes

Alternative Gardning: Used coffee grounds + crushed dry egg shells = no blossom end rot. Coffee grounds makes the soil more acidic so be sure the plants where you're putting it do well in acidic soil.

How To Prune Tomato Plants

Very detailed instructions on how to plant a better tomato plant. If you are as fussy about tomatoes (No to Hothouse ones!) and get tomatoes only in the summer and only in your garden.you'd want to make a better tomato plant, too!

Daddykirbs Farm: How To Save, Store & Use Egg Shells in the Garden: Organic Calcium

Troll Haven farm and wedding venue. Daddykirbs Farm: How To Save, Store & Use Egg Shells in the Garden (wonder how this affects egg allergy if someone else did this for my plants.

How to improve your soil without a compost heap with eggshells, coffee grounds, and banana peels

I cut the banana peels in smaller pieces so that they break down easily. It works great! How to improve your soil without a compost heap with eggshells, coffee grounds, and banana peels

Planting tomatoes - you have to read and see this.

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 your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.