Calcium Products – What is calcium and how to use calcium in gardening

In today’s episode we look at calcium and the importance of this nutrient in plant growth. Other than the primary nutrients – Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium, …


  1. The chilly plants are flowering but no chillies have appeared as yet. There are many flowers that have come but till date not a single chilly in sight. Could you please let me know what to do.

  2. But does calcium salts end up with a non reactive bi product into soil? Which can not be reversed and hence damage ths soil permanently? Please explain.

  3. Why not use your egg shels for Calcium? I grind them and mix it with my soil far before I plant my plant so it can be assorbed by the soil before I plant my plant. This way I reduce my garbadge and give back to my soil…

  4. We had our soil tested (lawn) and our calcium was off the charts high. It was listed at the high end off "Excessive" on the graph and as 4616 lbs/acre in the description. Is there anything (organic) we can do to offset the high calcium or is it even necessary? I guess I should plant some tomatoes and peppers. 🙂

  5. I have been using egg shells. We consume lot of eggs, we save the shell.. let them dry and grind them to power in a mixer and sprinkle a handful once in 2 months or so.

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