Recycle your egg shells from the kitchen to help your garden grow. Eggshells are a really useful resource in the garden and can be used in a lot of beneficial ways. Keep the larger pieces of eggshells aside while you're cooking so you have a stock to use in the garden.
Lots of plants grow well if you plant the seeds in seedling trays or pots and then transplant them into the ground where they continue growing. However, when the part of the plant that we eat grows under the ground, like parsnip, carrot or daikon, transplanting can be challenging for the plant. One way to get around this is to plant the seed in an eggshell, then plant the whole shell into the ground.
The other types of plants that particularly benefit from being planted in eggshells are those from the Solanaceae family, because they have a high need for calcium. This family includes capsicums, chillies, eggplants and tomatoes.