Homemade Organic Fertilizer to INCREASE FLOWERING – Use Banana Peels

Do you often struggle to make your plants flower more or wonder why nursery plants don’t bloom again when brought home?  It is simply the lack of certain nutrients that you can correct with an excellent organic homemade fertilizer, made of -Bananas peels ! Yes, they have many uses in the garden & great benefits offered cheap. Let’s find out!



USE BANANA PEELS FOR PLANTS – MAKE FERTILIZER AT HOME

(I feel the itch to make a “gone bananas” joke here but can’t quite click it)

ORGANIC PLANT SPRAY

  1. Take a large glass jar and throw in as many peels as you can.
  2. Top it up with water.
  3. Cover the jar with, either a lid having holes, or, a fabric and an rubber tie.
  4. Let it sit and ferment for 2-3 days. It will turn muddy, just how it is supposed to be.
  5. Filter the liquid and use in the pots directly or dilute to spray over foliage.
  6. Do not throw away the peels yet, compost them or bury directly in soil near the roots of some established plant.

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GET MORE FLOWERS WITH ORGANIC BANANA FERTILIZER

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BANANA PEEL POWDER FOR PLANTS

Keep the banana peels in fridge till they dry out(usually 3-4 days). Then, keep them in the sun for 2-3 days till they are completely dry and crisp. Powder in the blender and mix with the potting soil.

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ADDING BANANA PEEL DIRECTLY TO SOIL

Simply bury the peels directly 5″-6″ below the soil. Wait for a few days to plant on top. Although, they break down quickly, you can still chop up the peels into pieces to speed up the process.

BANANA PEEL BENEFIT FOR PLANTS

Banana peels are packed with Phosphorous, Potassium and Calcium with a host of micro-nutrients so they are sure to work magic on any plant with fertilize them with. This, coupled with a source of nitrogen like cow-dung manure forms an almost complete food for the soil.

Now, I hope, this gives you a reason to eat more bananas(you will burn the calories working in the garden, anyhow) & also feed some love to your plants.

To know about more organic fertilizers to increase flowering, click HERE & HERE

Here’s a quick tip to PIN 

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Till then,
CYA
Happy Gardening 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Homemade Organic Fertilizer to INCREASE FLOWERING – Use Banana Peels

  • June 18, 2016 at 9:45 AM
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    Good one ????

  • June 18, 2016 at 9:47 AM
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    Good job …..

  • June 20, 2016 at 5:07 PM
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    Thank you!

  • June 22, 2016 at 9:57 AM
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    Such aamazing ideas. We have a lot of banana eaters at my place. I’m so doing it .It makes total sense too . DIY NPK 🙂

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