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How do you put eggshells on tomato plants?
When you plant your tomatoes, dig a deep hole, pull off the bottom leaves and plant half the stem in the ground, where it will grow auxiliary roots. Then crush the shells of a dozen eggs over top of the root ball, cover with compost or soil and that's it—no more blossom end rot.
Why do you put eggshells around tomato plants?
Eggshells contain various nutrients including calcium, which is proven to help promote healthy growth in tomato plants. As well as preventing diseases such as blossom end rot. It's also a great natural alternative to store-bought fertilizers which may also be harmful to the environment.
How do you yield more tomatoes?
Eliminating some of the branches will allow the plant to focus its energy on ripening and growing tomatoes, instead of focusing on producing more foliage. If you want a lot of tomatoes, leave the majority of the suckers and let them grow and produce more fruit.