Can egg shells be used in the garden as fertilizer?

Answer yes it helps keep snails and many other bugs away, when put on the surface of the soil.Egg shells are a base (as opposed to an acid), made primarily from calcium, and if you mix enough into the soi... Read More »

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Will egg shells for fertilizer help a plant grow faster?

Egg shells are an inexpensive homemade fertilizer option that can improve the growth rate and quality of your plants. Egg shells help restore calcium into the soil, as well as nitrogen and phosphor... Read More »

Garden question--Egg Shells?

Egg shells are a good source of calcium, for most plants. The membrane in the shell doesn't have to be removed, but if your planning on crushing he shells, they crush easier if you remove it. Added... Read More »

Do egg shells provide nutrients in the garden?

Yes, over time. As they decompose, calcium is released back into the soil. The eggshells can also be harmful as well if they are not boiled first. The little bit of egg that is thrown out with the... Read More »

Natural Fertilizer for a Garden?

According to the Colorado Master Gardener Program, "fertilizer" refers to a soil amendment that guarantees at least minimal percentages of the essential plant nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus and po... Read More »