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9 Things to do with Eggshells

Blossom-end rot is a common tomato problem that is actually caused by a calcium deficiency in the plant. Experienced gardeners often place eggshells in the bottom of the hole when transplanting their tomato

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases.

Eggshells ~Weed killer~ Each time you creak an egg collect in the plastic container, egg shell and put in the fridge. 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.

"Don't throw your eggshells away. They are great for the garden in so many ways! And they're a cheap way to make diatomaceous earth. (Bugs don't like it)" Small Garden Ideas garden gardening

Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper

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Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper. This is so easy. A wide range of ages can do this gardening craft. These seed cups would make a great gift for gardening grandparents.

Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt and/or potting soil before planting any plants. For someone who doesn't have a green thumb, I have had great success with this....

Dont throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt

Weeds - they are our gardens’ worst enemies! How many different ways have you tried to get rid of them? Pulling, using round-up or other store bought solutions. Now you must be aware that all this store bought weed killers are full with toxic chemicals and harmful not only for your plants bit for the environment too. This is why making a natural, homemade weedkiller is the perfect and smart thing to do. You will be surprised to see how useful, practical, safe and budget friendly can homemade…

Top 10 Organic Homemade Weed Killers

A quick and simple, natural DIY weed killing solution that really works! :: it's salt! :: Okay, I used the salt on our weeds and either we have special weeds or this just doesn't work. I poured a LOT of salt on each weed just to be sure. It did not work.

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Natural Garden Repellents: "This guide is about mother nature's best fertilizers and bug repellents. Gardening naturally with the best repellents and fertilizers helps keep your yard and garden safe for everyone.

7 Ways to Plant Potatoes  We tested 7 easy ways to grow potatoes:

7 Ways to Plant Potatoes - We tested 7 easy ways to grow potatoes: 4 in containers, 3 in the ground. - Pros and cons of each! (when in rome) Plant in zone Jan - Feb.

How to get rid of ants the chemical free way. Sprinkle cornmeal where you have ants. The ants will bring it back to their hills and eat it. They are unable to digest it so they will die.

To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

EASY way to grow potatoes with just newspaper and straw! http://media-cache2.pinterest.com/upload/169307267211493679_YukyZiLu_f.jpg lisanurse81 green thumb ambitions

grow potatoes on a newspaper covered with straw.Covering potatoes with straw

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