Save your large egg shells next time and plant with seeds. Once plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.
Copper kills slugs where as salt only dehydrates them, but they continue to live.Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. House of Hawthornes: Bowling Ball Yard Art
Growing vegetables from food waste is a great lesson for kids and also makes great science experiments Teach students how to regrow food and pick a food to regrow as a class. Could use a food from a students leftover lunch.