Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.
The Aim: to build a low cost vertical garden using as much recycled material as possible. to use this information to build something nice indoors for the winter months. to make watering and nutrient feeding as automated as possible. to make something in the final phase that is visibly attractive, low maintenance, low cost and satisfying in what it can produce either vegetables or just greenery with flowers. This is a first prototype of a vertical garden, built with recycled materials. All...