Usually, housewives throw eggshells into the garbage because they are not aware of its beneficial properties for houseplants. It contains many trace elements, which, when used, help orchids grow new roots, several flower stalks and form large flowers.
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You can feed orchids in three ways
- 1 method. Put the eggshells in the settled drinking water. Boil it for 15 minutes, drain the broth and cool it. Water orchids with this decoction once every 15 days, replacing the usual watering. The orchid will form flowers much faster than usual. At the same time, new aerial roots will grow on the plant.
- 2 method. Leave and dry the eggshell, then put it in a dry glass jar. To do this, heat the oven to 200 degrees and dry the shell in it for 10 minutes. Then grind it into a powder using a coffee grinder. Dissolve incomplete 1 tsp. powder in 1 cup of hot water and pour the cooled solution over the orchids. Water them once every 15 days. The flowers will immediately come to life!
- 3 method. Remove the inner film from the eggshell and place in a glass jar, pour clean water into it and leave for 3 days. After, drain the infusion and water the orchids with it instead of regular watering. On warm summer days, the infusion will be ready within a day.