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Posted on 25 April 2013 by urbangardencasual.com

3 Uses for Eggshells in the Garden and Beyond

Photo Credit: Egg Shell Mulch by London Permaculture used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Photo Credit: Egg Shell Mulch by London Permaculture used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Eggshells are such a wonderful nature created invention.

They provide the perfect protection for the raw egg material inside, which will become either human breakfast or a chicken.

But did you know they can also benefit the garden.

Well, they can and the tips below will help you maximize the use of these amazing little calcium-rich containers.

1. Eggshells in the garden. Crushed eggshells are a great addition to the garden space. They provide calcium to the soil, which is very important when it comes to raising tomatoes. A tomato plant low on its calcium uptake will product bottom rot. To prevent this, add Read the rest of this entry »

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