After boiling the eggs for Easter or for other occasion, don’t trow away the water. This water is beneficial for both apartment and garden plants.

The water in witch you have boiled the eggs contains organic calcium witch comes from the egg shell. It gives strengthen to the roots of your plants. The water also contains minerals released from the egg shell.

In order to have good results after watering the plants with the water in witch you have boiled eggs, it is necessarily to water the plant once a month with the solution. Be careful! Let the water to rich the room temperature before add it to your plants. Don’t water the plants with hot water, because you will kill your plant.

Eggs shell are also beneficial for your plants

Egg shells are also beneficial to your garden. You can use any egg shell you desire, beside the ones painted for Easter. Here’s how you can use them:

  • Egg shells can be successfully added to the compost.
  • You can also use it as a fertilizer for tomatoes, eggplants or peppers. Before adding the shall to the soil, grind the shells very well, until you obtain a flour.
  • Adding egg shells to your garden, you will keep your plants healthy for a long time.
  • Egg shells can also be used successfully to get rid of the snails or caterpillars from your garden. All you have to do is to lay a layer of ground egg shell around the plants you want to protect.

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Andreea G.

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A gardening enthusiast, winter love, enjoys every bit of writing about DIY projects especially when flowers involved. A great cat lover, owns a lovely snowball named Musette.

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