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Here's a useful Garden Tip from Redbook - Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer...
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  • Kelp4Less
    Kelp4Less Idaho Falls, ID

    Protein isn't bad to have in compost. You just don't want MEAT in there, because it attracts animals. Egg shells are totally fine. :)

  • My Garden Shine
    My Garden Shine North Myrtle Beach, SC

    "L" , Shawna ???

  • Anne
    Anne Garner, NC

    Egg Shells are fine but I don't know about the entire egg which is what they are recommending here. I think it would stink and therefore drawn vermin.

  • Patti Cusick Cummins

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/fertilizing-with-raw-eggs.htm

  • Fezziwigwhse

    OK, you really caught my attention. My front porch has nearly 3 dozen eggs in 2 loosely developed nests, mixed duck and hen, not being sat on! We seem to have some free range free spirits, dropping eggs as nature demands, but unwilling to be tied

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