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What do you do with used oyster shells?

Asked: Jason Bruno, Last Updated:

Oyster shells can be used in compost, as a soil additive, or as mulch. Just make sure you boil your oyster shells prior to using them in your garden to sterilize the shell. Crushing up your oyster shells can also help improve their effectiveness as a soil additive and in compost.

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