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According to this tip, banana skins are rich in in potassium and therefore, as they decompose, they’ll stimulate the rose bush to grow and bloom better. But they can't stand banana peels. It is recommended to boil them for at least 10 minutes to tenderize them. But that would disturb the rose's roots. Rather than attract insects, the peels seem to repel them. I think they do. So logically it would also be interesting for your rose bushes if you placed wilted lettuce, potato skins, weed leaves or xx (insert here the waste product of your choice!) Banana peels taste a bit fibrous so they are not too palatable when eaten raw. Your way is much more direct. Reply Delete. Aphids treat gardens like all-you-can-eat salad bars. I am eating and freezing some bananas now, and cutting peels in small pieces. 3. Adding Banana Peels During Planting. Plus, banana peels can add an interesting twist to recipes like stir-fries, smoothies, and sandwiches while boosting their nutrient contents. If you decide to do so start dumping kitchen scraps or garden waste around your rose bushes, it would be wise to either bury the waste or to cover it with mulch. Step 1 Monitor the weather report for a period of three to four days when outdoor temperatures are 86 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer. Homemade rose feed: Here are a few great recipes to feed your roses with natural products made from banana skins. Kristi Stone says. 13 years ago. I am baiting ants with borax/sugar/peanut butter, so hopefully that will reduce them, and then banana peels hopefully will do the rest. I also do the same for garden plants--roses and gardenias especially. Banana peel compost tea is easy to produce & great as a garden fertilizer. Banana Peels. Blend banana peels with some water to rub away tarnish off of silverware. What Can You Do With Banana Peels? Read about 23 uses of banana peels for skin care, hair health, teeth whitening, household cleaning, first aid, gardening, and eating. And of course they are good for the mother plant as well – bananas! Throw your banana peels under your roses to produce bigger roses and more blooms. . They work good with roses, the roses blooming bigger in size and with intense color. When banana peels develop little brown spots, known as "honey spots," the fruit inside is usually perfectly ripe. Right? chop up banana peels & add to your coffee grounds, I did this & some of my roses that always have 2 or 3 blooms on them, are blooming thier butts off.9 that’s what my 5 yr old Grandson says. Banana peels can be diced and sautéed the same way you would any other veggie. pkapeckopickldpepprz: Maybe you should add a little milk to the bananas & coffee grounds for any fungus that might form. Bury small pieces of banana peels at the base of your roses to get beautiful, healthy blooms. In the event there is no other rosebush fertilizer readily available, banana peels can take the place of store brand garden fertilizers. I have always just thrown them into the back of my staghorn, which loves them. A banana peel, called banana skin in British English, is the outer covering of the banana fruit. Many rose lovers count on banana peels to provide a bit of phosphorus to plants, using two to three skins weekly per rose plant. Reply Delete. Yes, banana peel contains potassium: about 78 mg/g. Slightly windy days with humidity below 60 percent will speed the drying process. Banana fruit and peels are rich in phosphorus and the peels in potassium as well. However, the smoking of banana peels has a history dating to the late 1960s in the United States and Canada, with smokers allegedly receiving a hallucinogenic trip. Let it sit for 48 hours. I read to keep bugs off your roses plant Allium (ornamental onions). When waste is composted directly in the garden, it’s called pit composting if you big a hole or trench and bury it or sheet composting if you spread it around and cover it with mulch. Step 1 Monitor the weather report for a period of three to four days when outdoor temperatures are 86 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer. Reply. Rose growers of that era were apt to depend on "old wives tales" (a story that is thought to be true, but has never been proven) for gardening wisdom. Roses need potassium for vigor and phosphorus to bloom, so bananas and roses are a match made in plant heaven. Some even take the time to cut … You could do much better! They have shown to work for fruits like strawberries too. Many rose lovers count on banana peels to provide a bit of phosphorus to plants, using two to three skins weekly per rose plant. So logically it would also be interesting for your rose bushes if you placed wilted lettuce, potato skins, weed leaves or xx (insert here the waste product of your choice!) Ginny 06/18/2013 at 5:13 pm I grind rinds, etc. 46. At dusk, peel the banana and place it horizontally at the mulch surface against a rose cane, impaling it on a couple of thorns. You could do much better! Yes, but. Put bananas to work for you with one of these methods: Chop banana peels and bury beneath a rose (in the area beneath leaves, but not against the stem). Visiting from Wildcrafting Wednesdays. .you'll make your roses very, very happy. Rather then drop banana peels at the base of roses, I suggest you instead put them in your compost bin along with all the other materials you recycle and then that you share the compost thus produced with all your plants. That is true… but only just barely. Interestingly, banana peels decompose more rapidly after they’ve been frozen and thawed out than if you apply them fresh. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I have each year tons of aphids on cucumbers and melons. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. A. R. Dec 14, 2017 "I know that banana is rich in potassium, but now i knew how to speed up use of its peels as fertilizer. Growing Grass. Tea bags: Don't sprinkle on the plant, sprinkle around the root zone. I usually just throw the peels and egg shells in the compost pile. Some gardeners also swear by banana peels' ability to deter aphids -- the bane of rose growers everywhere. I also use the banana peels and epsom salt in the soil around my roses When interviewed by Alison Cook of Chron.com in 2006, he explained that the seedlings' roots will grow right through the banana peels as they decay. If It's Browning Too Fast. Peels can be dried & cut up for a fertilizer or buried fresh in the soil. Change ). And it also contains other minerals – calcium (19 mg/g), sodium (24 mg/g), manganese (76 mg/g) and iron (0, 6 mg/g) – that roses also need to grow well. Banana peels are a natural source of the phosphorus and potassium found in expensive fertilizers, but why buy when making your own banana fertilizer is as easy as tossing the skins? Banana peels are a good source of nutrients—as most kitchen scraps are—and that’s why all these things are a welcome addition to our compost piles. The second is that there is something extra special about banana peels as fertilizer, but in fact almost all table scraps and garden waste also contain potassium plus often something roses will appreciate even more: nitrogen and phosphorus. Yes, in the freezer or outdoors (many people simply leave in a container for that purpose near the back door during freezing weather). In fact, not just roses, but any plant. Banana peels are also good for compost mixtures since it make great soil amendments to compost. According to SF Gate, because the peels decompose quickly, they easily release potassium, magnesium, phosphates, and other minerals that nourish the roses. As most people were poor and uneducated during that era, they often used food scraps for fertilizing purposes. Dig down about 4 inches; the depth is not for the rose, as much as it is about trying to bury the fruit deep enough to discourage banana-loving critters--like dogs, chipmunks or squirrels--from digging up your rose. You can stick the whole banana in the hole or break it up into pieces and bury it around the rose. As the peels break down they deliver nutrients right to the roots of your roses. Like; Save; treelover. Did you know that a banana peel can shine your silverware like rings, bracelets or kitchen utensils? Bananas continue their usefulness even after you've eaten the fruit. Roses fed on banana peels flourish, producing beautiful flowers that last and last. ( Log Out /  As far back as I can remember, the tip has been circulating that you can “feed” your roses by placing or burying banana peels at their base. June 25, 2015 at 2:30 pm. That is true… but only just barely. Maybe you could use it as a thin addition to mulch. The A.V. But then I have ants, that farm them too. Some gardeners prefer to chop up bananas and compost them in the bin but other simply bury fruit or peels at the base of the plants. Here are the 14 Banana Peel Uses you should know about! They are high in nutrients and roses love them. Roses LOVE the potassium that the bananas and their peels provide! Just kidding. Bananas also work wonders on tomatoes and potatoes. Compost produced by a composting a variety of products will be more balanced than banana peels alone and therefore more beneficial for plants, including roses. Reply. A banana peel on the ground. I love your idea too and will try this. Roxsann 05/07/2019 at 6:39 am I use both bananna & coffee also on my roses & mine also are blooming like crazy. In fact, not just roses, but any plant. Compost produced by a composting a variety of products will be more balanced than banana peels alone and therefore more beneficial for plants, including roses. Insect Trap. Banana peel: From what I've read, you're supposed to bury them. Banana Peel Tea. Banana peels are often chopped up and used with other organic fertilizers in the tomato garden. Also, like coffee, tea can be spread around plants without tilling it in because it won't burn the plants like some chemical fertilizers. Peonies, roses, clematis, you name it she had it; but she never used man made fertilizer. Banana peels, like other fruit and vegetable peels, can be added to the soil to provide a means of fertilizer for a rosebush.The peels used here can be fresh and do not have to be combined with any other ingredients to be added to the soil. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out /  ALL flowers and blooming shrubs love the magnesium that the salts provide. If you bring bananas home from the store and the peels start turning brown before you're ready, placing them into your fridge will help to slow down the ripening process. I have a lot of them planted around my roses and I do not get any bugs on it. Compost the rest. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. That’s the … Banana peels will help roses grow to their full potential. And of course they are good for the mother plant as well – bananas! at their base… but then your rose garden would start to look more like a garbage heap than a flower garden. I live on Long Island. For healthier rose blooms, cut banana peels into one-inch strips and bury them at the base of the plant. Tea bags: Don't sprinkle on the plant, sprinkle around the root zone. Roses need potassium for vigor and phosphorus to bloom, so bananas and roses are a match made in plant heaven. That’s the first bit of misinformation. Also, if you plan on consuming the skin be sure to buy organic bananas. more. (Design by Lauren Wade) Don’t get conned by tea claims for plants. Read about 23 uses of banana peels for skin care, hair health, teeth whitening, household cleaning, first aid, gardening, and eating. That is a great idea making a shake for the plants. And guess what? Dig carefully to avoid disturbing roots. Banana Peels for Roses: Pretty Much a Garden Myth. Also my roses have never had black spot. My guess, cover them with mulch in or near the root zone. Banana fruit and peels are rich in phosphorus and the peels in potassium as well. Right? No need to spend a fortune on professional whitening strips—let banana peels do the job instead. Compost the rest. In fact, not just roses, but any plant. Drying banana peels creates a dry fertilizer that stores much longer than fresh peels, which can mold. Don't add more than a couple a month. Banana peels are a good source of nutrients—as most kitchen scraps are—and that’s why all these things are a welcome addition to our compost piles. Shared on twitter & pinnedl . To make it, fill a mason jar with water, and add a banana peel. Just move away a little of the soil or compost, lay them down, then cover it up. Bananas also work wonders on tomatoes and potatoes. Banana peel: From what I've read, you're supposed to bury them. Lois says. But it has been in the ground 15+ years without any problems. Soak your banana peels in apple cider vinegar and put them in a plastic container with holes on top just big enough to let a bug inside. All you need to do is cut the banana peels into tiny pieces and bury them under the plant. Like; Save; treelover. Yes, in the freezer or outdoors (many people simply leave in a container for that purpose near the back door during freezing weather). I saw a difference in the amount, and quality of roses when I started using banana peels. So there is no reason to reserve your banana peels strictly for rose bushes rather than to share them with anything else you may be growing. They work good with roses, the roses blooming bigger in size and with intense color. My guess, cover them with mulch in or near the root zone. I am eating and freezing some bananas now, and cutting peels in small pieces. grab your peelings and make a circle with the peelings put a little dirt over it if you can do that every ((2 months)) over the growing season you will have a very vibrant rose and a very healthy one. I am baiting ants with borax/sugar/peanut butter, so hopefully that will reduce them, and then banana peels hopefully will do the rest. What Do Banana Peels Taste Like? If your composter is not accessible in the winter, just freeze your banana peels in the meantime. Photo: Priwo, Wikimedia Commons. A well cut up banana skin can rot down and add potassium to your rose garden if mixed into the soil around the plant. My family doesn't drink coffee, but we do eat a lot of bananas. Eat Them. According to SF Gate, because the peels decompose quickly, they easily release potassium, magnesium, phosphates, and other minerals that nourish the roses. But that would disturb the rose's roots. Interestingly, banana peels decompose more rapidly after they’ve been frozen and thawed out than if you apply them fresh. (Design by Lauren Wade) Yes, banana peel contains potassium: about 78 mg/g. Anonymous 20 November 2010 at 01:01. I'm Planting Grass Seed Using Mushroom Compost: Do I Need to Add Soil? Rose bushes in particular benefit from added potassium; however, all potassium fertilizers are extremely expensive. If you bury some around your roses or other plants aphids love (like cauliflower), you’ll deter them from coming around. Soak your banana peels in apple cider vinegar and put them in a plastic container with holes on top just big enough to let a bug inside. Just pull back some dirt around them, drop a peel or two and put dirt back over. The manganese, magnesium and potassium in banana peels whitens the enamel of teeth. 13 years ago. The large amounts of potassium in the banana skins are credited for producing such robust tomatoes. Best offers for your Garden - https://amzn.to/2InnD0w How to Feed Roses With Banana Peels. I am like Mark, not much in a November garden, but the carnival idea sounds like fun. Aphids treat gardens like all-you-can-eat salad bars. So, putting the peels in our gardens seems like a great way to reduce food waste and help the garden. If you bury some around your roses or other plants aphids love (like cauliflower), you’ll deter them from coming around. When waste is composted directly in the garden, it’s called pit composting if you big a hole or trench and bury it or sheet composting if you spread it around and cover it with mulch. Image Credit: theweekendagriculturist.files.wordpress.com 9) Helps To Polish Your Silverware. Banana Peels. Chill them for at least 2 days before eating them. Potassium leaches out of organic matter more quickly since it is not chemically bound, and banana peels have a higher level of potassium, so the tea might add some potassium, but not much else. Do this every month. Want to keep pesky bugs out of your garden? In fact, not just roses, but any plant. Banana Peels for Roses. Banana peels decompose very quickly and provide your rose garden a considerable amount of Potassium. The healthier the rose plant, the more blossoms you'll see. The inedible peels provide potassium and magnesium to nutrient-hungry plants, including rose bushes (Rosa spp), which thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 to 11. Roses fed on banana peels flourish, producing beautiful flowers that last and last. That’s the … Like the fruit itself, the peel contains potash and phosphorus which are essential for the healthy growth of roses. Don't add more than a couple a month. And guess what? Wood Ash as Organic Fertilizer Don’t dump those wood ashes into the trash. This is a very common piece of advice. Reply. Do this every month. So there is no reason to reserve your banana peels strictly for rose bushes rather than to share them with anything else you may be growing. ), leaving the water in your mason jar. I spent a month with her during a summer vacation. But then I have ants, that farm them too. Aphids don’t like banana peels. Not so fast. Banana peels are used as food for animals, in water purification, for manufacturing of several biochemical products as well as for jokes and comical situations. You can find amazing Indian recipes that use banana peels. The roses love the potassium. The banana peel helps in removing warts and eliminates the occurrence of new ones. Yes, but. For quick banana peel pickles, chop the peels into 1 inch (2.5 cm) pieces and put them in a jar of pickle juice. ( Log Out /  So there is no reason to reserve your banana peels strictly for rose bushes rather than to share them with anything else you may be growing. Put bananas to work for you with one of these methods: Chop banana peels and bury beneath a rose (in the area beneath leaves, but not against the stem). Photo courtesy MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors One the biggest secrets I am often asked to share is what I do to get my beautiful roses. To make it, fill a mason jar with water, and add a banana peel. June 24, 2015 at 7:25 am. Banans peels for roses? You can also plant just the banana peels this way. at their base… but then your rose garden would start to look more like a garbage heap than a flower garden. Drying banana peels creates a dry fertilizer that stores much longer than fresh peels, which can mold. And it also contains other minerals – calcium (19 mg/g), sodium (24 mg/g), manganese (76 mg/g) and iron (0, 6 mg/g) – that roses also need to grow well. 04-09-2015 - Bananas continue their usefulness even after you've eaten the fruit. 44. Bury peels about 4 inches deep to outsmart digging critters. Your neighbors will be asking how you grow such beautiful roses! They have shown to work for fruits like strawberries too. Tomato fertilizer: Wrap the peels gently around the young tomato plants, and they will soak up the nutrients from the skins. May 23, 2017 - Bananas continue their usefulness even after you've eaten the fruit. And it also contains other minerals – calcium (19 mg/g), sodium (24 mg/g), manganese (76 mg/g) and iron (0, 6 mg/g) – that roses also need to grow well. Want to keep pesky bugs out of your garden? And if you want to provide a really good meal for the roses, mix some used coffee grounds into the bananas. Like compost tea, this fertilizer uses nutrients leeched from banana peels to give your plants a mineral boost. You can also use banana peels as an organic, side-dressing treatment for most … Bananas are a super food, & the peels are loaded with nutrients like Potassium & Phosphorus that plants crave. Of course, if you're looking to be environmentally conscious, there are other earth friendly ways you can avoid waste with your banana peels — like tossing them in your compost heap. Banana Peel Tea. But they can't stand banana peels. So, putting the peels in our gardens seems like a great way to reduce food waste and help the garden. Use. Banans peels for roses? I do not know if it works or if it is a rose the bugs do not like. Adding the entire fruit to the ground can also boost your plant to bud, bloom and fruit! As far back as I can remember, the tip has been circulating that you can “feed” your roses by placing or burying banana peels at their base. "I never thought to dry the banana peels in the oven like this. Like compost tea, this fertilizer uses nutrients leeched from banana peels to give your plants a mineral boost. Banana peels can also be eaten. Adding the entire fruit to the ground can also boost your plant to bud, bloom and fruit! A dose of phosphorus promotes flowering. They do seem to nourish them quite well. This may seem a little wasteful, … Banana peels can do wonders in the garden. Let it sit for 48 hours. Learn how your comment data is processed. Just rub your teeth with the inside of a banana peel. Bananas contain vital minerals that roses love, and adding the peels allows nature to break them down through the action of worms, microorganisms and more. Some gardeners prefer to chop up bananas and compost them in the bin but other simply bury fruit or peels at the base of the plants. I have each year tons of aphids on cucumbers and melons. Overnight the rose will absorb the banana completely. This is a great way to recycle banana peels that can provide nourishment for your garden. Actually the banana peels dry out and turn black in about 3 - 4 days in our South Florida heat this time of year. Reply. And if you really want to pamper those roses, add about two teaspoons of Epsom Salts into the mixture. Two or three banana peels added to the soil will give newly planted roses an early advantage. Roses also appreciate generous amounts of well-rotted manure, especially horse manure if you can find a stable willing to share “nature’s gifts” with you for free. The inedible peels provide potassium and magnesium to nutrient-hungry plants, including rose bushes (Rosa spp), which thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 to 11. There are several methods to remove a peel from a banana. Add banana peels regularly to your compost bin, if you happen to have one. Anyway that year we moved the rose bush and put banana peels in the hole. I'm going to dry and keep in a jar as suggested. For healthier rose blooms, cut banana peels into one-inch strips and bury them at the base of the plant. After 2 days, discard the peel (using one of the other methods in this article, hopefully! Fans of the banana technique like that banana peels have slippery interiors, replicating the feel of penetrating a vagina or receiving oral sex. Maybe you could use it as a thin addition to mulch. Thank you so much, Marla! If you'd like sweeter peels, put the chopped peels into a pot with After 2 days, discard the peel (using one of the other methods in this article, hopefully! So there is no reason to reserve your banana peels strictly for rose bushes rather than to share them with anything else you may be growing. That’s the first bit of misinformation. Like the fruit itself, the peel contains potash and phosphorus which are essential for the healthy growth of roses. If you're a banana lover, you have a few options for using the castoff peels to nourish and protect roses. pkapeckopickldpepprz: Maybe you should add a little milk to the bananas & coffee grounds for any fungus that might form. Rather then drop banana peels at the base of roses, I suggest you instead put them in your compost bin along with all the other materials you recycle and then that you share the compost thus produced with all your plants. According to this tip, banana skins are rich in in potassium and therefore, as they decompose, they’ll stimulate the rose bush to grow and bloom better. It's amazing! I oven use my banana peels and put them a couple inches around my rose bushes. Two or three banana peels added to the soil will give newly planted roses an early advantage. This is one of the simplest ways to use a banana peel for the skin. They decompose quickly, so simply cut them up and add them to the planting hole for tomatoes or peppers. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The inedible peels provide potassium and magnesium to nutrient-hungry plants, including rose bushes (Rosa spp), which thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 to 11. The inedible peels … Hi LeLonnie, I don't know about prior to planting but yes, yes, yes on the banana peels for roses. For this, simply rub the peel on the affected area or tie the peel overnight on it. We had no black spot last year and I am going to scratch some more banana peels in the root area so I don't get black spot this year. ( Log Out /  The second is that there is something extra special about banana peels as fertilizer, but in fact almost all table scraps and garden waste also contain potassium plus often something roses will appreciate even more: nitrogen and phosphorus. If your composter is not accessible in the winter, just freeze your banana peels in the meantime. Banana skins have been used by gardeners since the eighteenth century to grow beautiful, healthy roses. Last medically reviewed on October 24, 2019 Thanks for sharing. Banana peels and bananas have basically the same stuff in them as other fruits, veggies, and kitchen waste. Replies. 45. One day after breakfast, she was cutting up banana peels into small pieces and crushing egg shells into tiny pieces. Photo: Priwo, Wikimedia Commons. Roses do need potassium. What a great idea. Aphids don’t like banana peels. Bananas are a good source of phosphorus and potassium for us, and the peels do the same for our plants. If you decide to do so start dumping kitchen scraps or garden waste around your rose bushes, it would be wise to either bury the waste or to cover it with mulch. Anyway that year we moved the rose bush and put banana peels in the hole. Yes, banana peel contains potassium: about 78 mg/g. ), leaving the water in your mason jar. We had no black spot last year and I am going to scratch some more banana peels in the root area so I don't get black spot this year. Insect Trap. Banana Peels are useful as an Aphid Pest Repellant too. Reply. I live on Long Island. 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