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.
crushed egg shells = snail/slug deterrent
Modifications for raised bed garden
Option for chairs for outdoor table: make table height (currently lounge chair), frame out seat and top to make more similar to our table/bench.
Idea for patio chairs: frame seat (minus cushion) to match table. This plan is likely to be more difficult because of the leg cuts.
Idea for patio chairs: Add more slats to back, frame seat to match table.
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outdoor sectional, or modify for bench/chairs for table
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I want to make this! DIY Furniture Plan from Ana-White.com This beautiful outdoor dining table seats up to six, but can be easily customized to seat more (or less). Works with the dining bench and stackable side chairs (plans available in the Simple Modern Outdoor Collection). Special thanks to Kim for sharing her photos with us.