21 ways to use egg shells in Garden

Crush eggshells into a powder and sprinkle them around the base of plants to provide calcium and deter pests.
Mix crushed eggshells into the soil to improve its structure and drainage.
Add crushed eggshells to compost to increase its calcium content, which is beneficial for growing healthy plants.

egg shells
egg shells

Use eggshells as mini planters for starting seedlings. Simply wash the eggshells and fill them with soil before planting your seeds.
Place whole eggshells around the garden as a natural slug and snail repellent.
Mix crushed eggshells into potting soil to provide extra calcium to potted plants.
Sprinkle eggshell powder on the soil surface to prevent soil erosion and conserve moisture.
To increase the chances of cuttings rooting, crush eggshells and sprinkle the powder on top of the soil.
Boil eggshells, let them cool, and then use the water to water plants to provide extra calcium.
Use whole eggshells to line the bottom of a hole before planting to prevent compaction and improve drainage.
To prevent blossom end rot, crush eggshells and sprinkle them around the base of tomato plants.
Crush eggshells and sprinkle around the base of plants prone to powdery mildew to act as a deterrent.
To provide extra support for cut flowers, place crushed eggshells in a cloth or nylon stocking and place in the bottom of a vase.
Use crushed eggshells as a natural abrasive to scrub garden tools and remove rust.
Compost crushed eggshells with coffee grounds for added nitrogen and calcium.
Use eggshells to make a natural and eco-friendly fertilizer by filling a jar with eggshells and covering it with water, letting it sit for a week, and then straining the water to use as a plant tonic.
Crush eggshells and sprinkle in areas where you want to deter deer, rabbits, and other animals.
Use eggshells to make a calcium-rich tea by boiling them in water and then straining the liquid to use as a plant fertilizer.
Use crushed eggshells as a natural mulch to help conserve moisture in the soil and regulate soil temperature.
Save eggshells and use them as a planting medium for propagating succulent cuttings.