Put your shells to good use with these EGGcellent hacks

Digital Writers
·1 min read
Put your shells to good use with these EGGcellent hacks
Put your shells to good use with these EGGcellent hacks

A lot of people love themselves some eggs in the morning, but the downside is normally that, beyond some arts and crafts, there's not much use for the cracked eggshells.

So should you just toss them into the green bin like always? Our East Coast reporter Nathan Coleman looked into it, and there are actually several ways to put the eggshells to more direct use than composting – right in your own backyard.

If you're starting seeds, you can use them as a biodegradable container, ditching non-reusable plastic ones, for example.

Other uses: A surprisingly good slug deterrent, and an excellent source of calcium for some plants, like tomatoes.

For a better look at how to make those cracked eggshells work for you and your garden, watch Nathan Coleman's video above.