Spring is almost here! While we have to wait for the snow and cold temperature to leave, now is a great time to get a jumpstart on your gardening. Today, I’m going to show you how to crack the egg to make an eggshell pots (planter) for your plant.
Did You Know!
Eggshells are great for your garden!
- Fertilizing ~ eggshells fertilize your garden. They are a great source of calcium and other minerals, so they are a great compost for your garden.
- Pest Control ~ snails, slugs and even deer hate eggshells. This is a great way to protect your garden from unwanted creatures.
- Create the best tomato plants with the help of eggshells ~ tomatoes plants can get blossom end rot which is a lack of calcium and can destroy your tomato plant. Simply put some crushed eggshells in the bottom of the hole that you dig for your tomato plant and then transplant the tomato plant right into the garden.
- Food for indoor plants ~ Eggshells can be food for indoor plants. Simply add your clean crushed eggshells to some filtered water and leave in a cool dark place for several days. You now have some homemade plant food for your indoor plants.
Check out the video below to begin!
Be sure to check back for Part 2 – Cleaning the Eggshell!