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How to use bananas as a fertilizer?

Posted by eugenflorinsgarden 8A NV (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 26, 13 at 11:38

I want to make some banana fertilizer. Some websites say to blend it, some to dry it, some to just leave it. He's anybody used the Bananas as a fertilizer before? Please help!

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RE: How to use bananas as a fertilizer?

  • Posted by gjcore 5 South Aurora Co. (My Page) on
    Tue, Mar 26, 13 at 12:05

Even though bananas are relatively cheap for a fruit there might be better fertilizers. If you're talking about just using the skins then it's probably just best to use them as part of a mulch.

Years ago I used my Cuisinart blender for mixing up food scraps to use in the garden. A banana peel bound up the cutting blades and nearly burned the motor out.

RE: How to use bananas as a fertilizer?

Why would you want to?

It is just one of those garden fads that pops up now and then and then disappears once a few folks try it and find it doesn't do anything.

It certainly is not a recommended fertilizer for anything. It provides nothing that isn't better available from many other sources.


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