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14 reasons you need to stop throwing away eggshells

Instead of throwing away eggshells after breakfast, try saving them for these incredible uses.

Use eggshells to fertilise the garden
Use eggshells to fertilise the garden
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How does your garden grow? What if we told you it could grow even better with some help from your breakfast leavings?
 
Rinse and remove the clear inner membrane of eggshells, then store the dry eggshells in a large, secure container. (We promise it won’t stink.) Mash them down to fine bits with a steel or wooden spoon. Once the spring temperatures soften the soil, you can sprinkle and mix the ground eggshells into your garden for a great source of calcium carbonate for the soil. An added bonus – they reduce soil acidity. Here are 7 more surprising fertilisers for the garden. 
 



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