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How Do Egg Shells and Coffee Grounds Help Plants?

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What nutrients do egg shells and coffee grounds have in them that help plants?

Hardiness Zone: 8a

Gary from Quitman, TX

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February 12, 20080 found this helpful

Egg shells have calcium. Coffee grounds help acidify the soil.

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February 12, 20080 found this helpful

And the coffee grounds are high in nitrogen, which plants need.

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February 15, 20080 found this helpful

Also egg shells help to kill slugs in your garden too. I use them around the hostas all summer long.

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