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Unique idea for starting seeds

Posted by lil_Rhody z6b RI coast (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 27, 05 at 13:15

I scanned this image for my fellow GWebbers to view which came from a recent issue of a magazine I subscribe to.

Next time you use eggs, crack the egg(s) in half and rinse out the egg residue.
Poke a drainage hole in the bottom w/ a sharp instrument
Fill the shells w/ seed starting mix
Sow the seeds

When the seedlings are ready for transplanting, gently crush the eggshell w/ your fingers and plant the seedling, eggshell and all. The shells will provide calcium to the plants as they grow and improve your soil as it decomposes.

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RE: Unique idea for starting seeds

Cool! Thanks for sharing!

RE: Unique idea for starting seeds

lil Rhody,
So Cool! I think it would be a great inside early Spring "child project" to have the eggs and some nastutium seeds.
Plant and grow!

RE: Unique idea for starting seeds

Very, very clever! Thanx for posting!


RE: Unique idea for starting seeds

GREAT IDEA! I usually help my daughter make the mini greenhouses out of soda bottles but I really like this way of starting seeds! Thanks alot for sharing! :-)

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