Recycling ideas matter a lot in balcony decoration. We have already posted tire planters to show you how an effective idea this is. As a similar idea, I am going to dwell on how to start seed in eggshells in this article. Also, I will mention the significant points of this homemade project.
Starting seeds in eggshells are such a brilliant recycling idea that not only are they decorative homemade project but it also has instructive points for kids. In general, these kinds of recycling ideas are nice leisure time activities. For that reason, family members could spend a nice time together. Actually, this is a kid craft just like a lego planter. And with that respect, this homemade project may be a part of the pedagogic development of kids. In other words, your kid will educate himself by having fun.
Such a homemade project is cheaper than water. Almost, you don’t spend a considerable amount of money. While preparing a delicious breakfast, just break eggs properly. Also, don’t waste your egg trays. Bring little soil, pebbles from the garden, or somewhere alike. Outside of these, you will only buy seeds. And, this will be the sole and final expenditure. Namely, it is a pocket-friendly project.
An Assortment of Herb Seeds for Eggshells
On this recycling idea, succulents, vegetables, herbs are mostly seen. Especially, people usually prefer herbs such as mint, wild strawberry, lavender, basil, parsley, cherry tomato, and so forth. These plant seeds will be the most convenient for starting in eggshells. Seeds in an eggshell need a warm and moist setting to grow. After they germinate, get them out of the eggshells. Afterward, share evenly the germinated herbs inside the planters. Meanwhile, except for what I counted above, for example, a germinated bean could damage the eggshell. This is indeed a compelling reason for not using seeds that grow aggressively.
Another nice alternative, don’t touch your eggshells. Instead of this, decorate your space with hanging egg planters. With the help of a rope, you could hang an eggshell or four eggshells by tying each other. Such decoration idea is for indoor, in particular wall planter decoration rather than outdoor decoration. Due to harsh weather conditions or probable accidents, your decorative project could get damage.
In homemade projects such as these, as a base, there are egg holders and egg trays. these homemade projects are positioned in places such as windowsills, mantels, shelves, and so on. Above all, it could be even a refrigerator magnet. After such enjoyable times, you may give this homemade project to your beloved as a gift. How else can you express your feelings?
Do it yourself
Materials & Tools
1)Grab an eggshell.
2)Open the top of the eggshell similar way to the pictures.
3)Open a drainage hole at the bottom of the eggshell. (Drainage holes are an asset for healthy growth because they evacuate the excess water and protect the herb from the bacteria.)
4)Fill the most of the eggshell with soil but don’t fill.
5)Pour some water on it.
6)Put the seeds on the soil by spreading.
7)Cover the seeds with a little soil.
8)Pour some water again.
9)Wait approximately three weeks for seeds to germinate.