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
30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks Some ideas are clever, some I have seen many times before but some of them, I wanted to save and use....I don't think I eat enough lemons to use the rinds as starter containers! Maybe oranges instead, or grapefruit?
Calamondin Orange..This hybrid between mandarin orange and kumquat bears fragrant white blossoms in late winter or spring. The wonderfully fragrant flowers develop into showy 1-inch-diameter orange fruits on a shrubby plant with glossy green foliage. Fruits can remain on the plant for many weeks.