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. 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.
Ive always wanted to make compost, at my last house i tried doing it wiht a trash can, it came out horribly, no a 30 gallon trashcan of soggy grass clippings is sitting in the garbage can room over at the old house. this seems pretty cool How To Build The Ultimate Compost Bin DIY |Easy Homesteading
Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They鈥檒l also provide compost and food for worms.
Keyhole garden. Designed for arid environments with poor soil, it's a raised bed system with a built in compost basket. Self fertilizing, and super efficient at holding in moisture. Can be built in a day. Uses 1 gallon of water a day.