Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. Crush up to powder about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
Tuck a little straw under each pumpkin as it grows to keep it dry and prevent it from rotting. #vegetablegardening
Grow potatoes in a laundry basket.--I bought the laundry baskets at a local dollar store (I have 2 baskets). I filled the baskets with about of soil & compost, then put a seed potato into each basket (each potato was cut.
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
Eggshells are a great addition to your gardening plans. Here's how to incorporate them to boost soil, deter pests, and (hopefull Place crushed shells in dirt mix, on top to deter slugs + in compost to increase yields.
Save eggshells & coffee grounds & sprinkle them around hydrangeas & roses. The calcium is good for the roses & the coffee grounds make the soil more acidic for the hydrangeas. Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells