Saving Egg Shells for the Garden Almost of the eggshell is calcium carbonate, which is important to fast growing plants such as tomatoes, because the plant depletes the surrounding soil of calcium which is important to cell growth in the plant.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. 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.
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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
Boiled Eggs: Don't throw out the water you boil your eggs in. It contains tons of calcium plants love. Let water cool and dump it on plants. Save egg shells, rinse them out really well, crumble, then mix in with dirt and/or potting soil before planting.
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Save your large egg shells next time and plant with seeds. Once plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.