Why is it good to plant an uncracked raw egg in your flowerpots?

It breaks your heart to see your plants struggling to survive? Here is a wonderful gardening tip to enrich soil and sustain your plants (especially vegetables) health!

First, fill the pot with potting soil (about 2 inches).

Then, place one raw egg (it has to be uncracked) in the pot and cover with soil. As it decomposes, the egg will serve as a natural fertilizer for your plants, especially garden vegetables.

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Using a sharp object, create small (1 inch deep) holes in the surface. In each of those holes, put a couple of the seeds you’d like to grow, then cover them with potting soil.

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After that is done, make sure to keep the soil moist to the touch (avoid excess water).

Bonus Tip: If the soil is dry, water it directly, rather than the leaves. Wet leaves are a fertile ground (no pun intended) for plant diseases.

From now on, all you need to do is add fertilizer to the plants, on a regular basis (every 2 to 3 weeks) and watch your crops grow and flourish for months, thanks to raw egg nutrients.