Organic fertilizer from eggshells
Plant fertilized with eggshell water
Don't throw out those eggshells!
Why pay for expensive fertilizers when you can simply make your own by using those discarded eggshells! Most families consume eggs of different sizes and discard the eggshells into the garbage to be taken to the nearest landfill. They don't even realize that they are tossing away an all natural fertilizer for gardening and house plants.
Make your own eggshell fertilizer!
One of the easiest fertilizers to make is a simple eggshell water fertilizer. You take a gallon ziplock bag and place any used eggshells throughout the week into the bag and store it in the refrigerator. After you have about two dozen eggshells in the ziplock bag then crush the eggshells in the bag and place them in an empty rinsed out gallon milk jug. Add water and let it sit in a cool preferably dark place for about a week. Use this fertilizer to water your vegetables. You can use it to water houseplants but I would recommend sitting it outside first and letting the egg smell escape first unless you like the smell of fermenting eggs.
Eat, use and replenish
Once you have used all the fertilizer in your water jug you have two options. You can discard the eggshells and start a new fertilizer gallon jug or you can simply add water again to the shells that are still in the jug. You can even add more eggshells to the original jug. Remember all it takes is used eggshells and simple water from your tap or better yet pure or distilled water.
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