Grow Your Own Fruits & Vegetables In Egg Shells
Have you always wanted to have your very own fruit & vegetable garden, but didn't want to deal with all the hassle? Then your green thumb will love these 8 fast and easy gardening tips – from strawberries to mushrooms to pineapples, you can grow it all!
- 1 strawberry
- 1 egg
- potting soil
1.1 Use tweezers to remove the small yellow seeds from the surface of a ripe strawberry.
1.2 Open an egg at the top and pour out the contents inside.
1.3 Carefully fill the egg with potting soil and spread the yellow strawberry seeds on top.
1.4 Keep the soil damp, wait until the strawberry is big enough to plant in the garden, and you will have a great crop of strawberries come summer.
- coffee grounds
- coffee filter
- rubber band
2.1 Pour the cooled coffee grounds into a glass.
2.2 Remove the mushroom head and place the stalk in the coffee grounds.
2.3 Seal off the glass with an unused coffee filter and rubber band.
2.4 Poke some holes in the coffee filter with the toothpick.
2.5 Store the glass in a shaded place, and after about 3 weeks, you should have a new mushroom. If you want to grow more mushrooms at once, use a bigger glass and place several mushroom stalks inside.
- 1 handful of raspberries
- 1 egg
3.1 Place the raspberries in a sieve and use a spoon to squeeze out the juice.
3.2 Pour water over the smashed raspberries to push as much pulp as possible through the sieve. Let the raspberry seeds dry.
3.3 Open an egg at the top and pour out the contents inside. Carefully fill the egg with potting soil and spread the raspberry seeds on top.
3.4 Store the egg in a sunny place, keep the soil damp, and wait until your raspberry plant has germinated before you put it into a pot. Continue to cultivate your raspberry plant and it will soon bear delicious fruit.
- 1 pineapple
- 3 toothpicks
- 1 glass of water
4.1 Cut off the pineapple stem and remove the lower leaves.
4.2 Stick the toothpicks in the pineapple stem and place it in a glass filled with water.
4.3 Let the budding pineapple stand in fresh water for about eight weeks before planting it. With a little bit of patience, you'll be able to harvest your own pineapple in no time.
5. Mung Beans
- 1 handful of mung beans
- 1 rubber band
5.1 Put the mung beans in a glass and pour water over them.
5.2 Cover the glass with a cheesecloth and secure it with a rubber band.
5.3 Let the jar sit for 2 days and the beans will turn into delicious sprouts.
- 1 avocado
- 3 toothpicks
6.1 Halve and core an avocado. Stick the toothpicks in the core and place it in a glass of water so that the upper third of the core sits above the water.
6.2 Let the core stand in fresh water for about 6 weeks and then plant it in soil. Just a little bit longer and you can make all the avocado toast your heart desires.
7. Bell Peppers
- 1 bell pepper
- 1 egg
7.1 Slice a bell pepper and remove the seeds.
7.2 Open an egg at the top and pour out the contents inside. Carefully fill the egg with potting soil and spread the pepper seeds on top.
7.3 Keep the soil in the egg damp for about 2 weeks before planting the entire egg shell in soil – it won't be long before you have plenty of your own fresh bell peppers.
- 1 lemon
- 1 egg
8.1 Cut a lemon in half and remove the seed.
8.2 Open an egg at the top and pour out the contents inside. Carefully fill the egg with potting soil and place the lemon seed on top.
8.3 After about 2 weeks, you can plant the egg in a pot. With a little TLC, your homegrown lemon plant will be blossoming in no time.
These gardening hacks are sure to bear you plenty of fruit this season, all of which will be natural and delicious!