chickens in their DIY chicken tunnel. We live in a residential area, so to keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators (and to keep them out of our neighbor's yard) we hook up their portable play-pen to the run and let them range.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
Spring Start seedlings in an egg shell so cute! Start seedlings in an egg shell and, when ready, plant the entire thing. The egg shells will naturally compost providing valuable nutrients to your plants.
How to build a straw bale garden, this site has more information. Idea from previous pinner: "I did it this year and I'm amazed at the size of my tomatoes! I put them around my Rhubarb patches and I was harvesting rhubarb into late September!