egg shells

Zone N7W 1B5 | Anonymous added on January 30, 2018 | Answered

are ground up egg shells good for house plants or outdoor flower beds

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    Answered on January 31, 2018

    Well they have some calcium but not enough to be useful. This is an old garden myth so throw those shells in the compost. They are more useful there. Scientific studies looking into whether egg shells deter slugs did not show any benefit.

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