Monday, February 20, 2012

Guerilla Gardening - the Natural Way

Photo courtesy: Mama's Taverna

Attention Fellow Home Gardeners and Growers of Tomatoes.

There is a trick to growing strong, healthy tomato plants that will produce many sweet tomatoes all summer long. Tomatoes (one of my favourite foods and so incredibly good for you) require calcium in order to grow to their fullest potential.

The easiest way to get calcium to your tomatoes is by watering them with the water you just boiled your eggs in. Let the water cool to room temperature before watering. Eggshells are one of the most natural sources of calcium around. If you don't boil your eggs, save the shells and soak them for 48 hours before watering your plants with the soaking water.

BTW: House plants benefit from the odd "calcium" watering as well.

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