Banana Peel Disposal

If left too long, banana peels product fruit flies. After taking the peel off the banana, I put it in the plastic sleeve my newspaper comes in and tie it in a knot. Works fine until trash pickup.

By Bill from St. Charles, MO

February 25, 20110 found this helpful

Got a garden? Toss those banana peels in there! The plants love the potassium! I always put a banana peel in my hanging ferns. Happy, happy!

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February 25, 20110 found this helpful

Roses really love them and they repel aphids.

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February 25, 20110 found this helpful

If you want them to decompose faster, run them through your blender, then add them to your garden or composting area.


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February 27, 20110 found this helpful

In the spring and summer, I dig a whole around my roses and lay the peel down and cover with dirt and water it in. The roses love this.

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