Repurposing scraps in the garden helps to divert landfill as well as avoid the packaging from store-bought fertilisers. Eggs are high in minerals like potassium, phosphorus & calcium making them a nutrient-rich natural fertiliser. Eggshell crumb is useful in keeping snails & slugs away when sprinkled generously around the plant.
Place the eggshells in jar & cover with boiling water. Leave overnight.
Remove shells & mix 1 cup of eggshell tea with 4 litres of water to feed plants.
Save your egg shells & dry for the eggshell tea recipe
Mix 1 cup of eggshell tea with 4 litres of water to feed plants.
Best used as made.
EGG SHELL CRUMB
Mortar & pestle
Jar to store
Grind dried eggshells in mortar & pestle until fine
Sprinkle generously around plants or mix through soil to keep slugs at bay & regenerate soil.
You can also sprinkle this through your compost or worm farm to help worms digest their food but be sure to grind into a smoother powder.
Up to 6 months