Tips from Olle Garden Bed: The Method of Reusing Banana Peel in Your Garden

Most of us throw the banana peel into the trash can without thinking. But there are actually many different ways to reuse banana peel. I don't know these, but my mind was shocked by the versatility of the inconspicuous banana peel. They are good ideas to help your plants grow. So the next time you eat a banana, stop before throwing the banana peel into the trash can. You may use it at home or around the garden. The following content also has some reference value for raised garden beds.

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Here are some of their many uses:

  1. Spraying fertilizer

Collect your banana peel, some eggshell calcium, some magnesium salts, and mix them in a spray bottle. This mixture can be used in your garden or home to provide a little vitamin supplement for your plants.

  1. Banana peel "tea"

Put the banana peel in a pot full of water for two days, and then use it to water the plants. These nutrients will help to rejuvenate your plant by adding nutrients.

  1. Encourage plants to blossom

Everyone knows that bananas are rich in potassium, so is banana peel. This potassium can help plants grow and flower. In addition, it helps plants absorb nutrients and water in the soil. This enables them to develop resistance to disease.

  1. Strengthen soil

This is very simple. All you have to do is dig a few small and deep holes in your garden, fill them with banana peel and cover them. When they start to decompose, the peel will release important nutrients such as iron, calcium, potassium and phosphorus into the soil.

  1. Create a Drosophila Trap

Fruit flies are annoying and annoying bugs. However, because of the banana peel, it is possible to come up with a non-toxic method to capture them. Chop up some banana peels and put them in a container containing apple vinegar. Place the container in your home or garden where you want to get rid of fruit flies, and observe the solution to solve your problem.

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  1. Aphid control

There is not much scientific reasoning about this, but many experienced gardeners vowed to get rid of aphids without using pesticides. All you have to do is put the banana peel on the affected plants. It is said that aphids hate the smell of banana peel and will leave your plants alone. Similarly, there is no scientific proof, but many gardeners will swear to this skill.

  1. Add to compost

If you want to make some nutritious compost at home, please make sure that the banana peel is part of you.

  1. Attract butterflies and birds

Obviously, banana peel can attract butterflies, birds, wasps, bees and caterpillars. So you can use them to bring some insects into your garden. However, you may want to remove them at night to avoid attracting other small animals into your garden.

  1. Banana vinegar

Mixing banana peel with vinegar sounds disgusting, but obviously, plants that like acidic soil (such as blueberries) absolutely like this solution.

  1. Prepare your garden beds

If you plan to plant vegetables on the raised garden bed, it is a good idea to prepare the soil with banana peel. You can add them to compost and fertilizer mixtures to create nutrient rich soil that your plants like.

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12 Feeding seedlings

If you have seedlings and you want to see them grow big and strong, feed them banana peel. Just add them to the soil as small pieces, and then mix them into the topsoil. It will help the seedlings grow and thrive.

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