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Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.
Is the veggie garden more your thing? Start with the soil. To create rich, fertile garden soil, consider a compost pile. You can turn vegetable and fruit scraps from the table, leaves, eggshells, coffee grounds and other materials into soil in a homemade bed or by purchasing a compost container. More soil tips --> www.hgtvgardens.c...
Using a pin, poke a hole in the bottom of an empty eggshell half, put it in an egg carton (for stability), and fill with soil and seeds. Once your seedling appears, plant the whole thing in the ground. The eggshell will disintegrate and nourish the soil.