Anyone use EGGS for fertilizer?
Today's mail brought a Redbook magazine, okay for fashion and beauty advice and TONS of ads. This issue also had instructions on planting veggies in containers.
It advised "...Fill the pot with 2 inches of potting soil. Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot - as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer..."
I'm thinking the egg could well be intact and only rotten inside the shell come fall having provided no nutrients to the plant as all...or you could have a stinky mess. Has anyone used this method or heard of it before? I don't look to Redbook for advice on much of anything and certainly not for gardening, but I did find this method interesting even though I don't plan to try it. They also suggest using a screwdriver instead of your finger to make holes in the soil for planting. Talk about taking away all the fun :)