This ultimate guide on banana peel fertilizer will help you to prepare and use banana peel as fertilizer. Get heavy bloom by using this organic fertilizer.
Are you the one who loves organic gardening or agriculture? If yes, then you must be looking for ways to make and use organic fertilizers. Ways to make organic fertilizers are not only easy but also environment friendly.
In this article, I will share the method to make Banana peel fertilizer. Most of the people love eating bananas and we can find them in every house. We eat healthy and tasty bananas and throw their peels in the dustbin.
Are you throwing a natural organic source of Phosphorus, Potassium, and Calcium required for increasing bloom in plants in your garbage box and purchasing costly fertilizers from the market?
Well if your answer is yes, then stop it from today onwards and start using this natural source of fertilizers in your garden and see the results yourself. Read my complete article for better understanding.
It will take only 5 to 10 minutes to read my article and I guarantee you that if you follow my words then you will not only save money but you will also be able to get increased blooming in your flowering plants.
How To Use Banana Peel As Fertilizer?
Collection Of Banana Peel
This is quite easy. Select any small to medium-sized container or dustbin for collecting ripe Banana peels. Ask your family members to put ripe banana peels in that particular container.
This step will not only help you to collect ripe banana peels but you will also get connected with your family members for a good purpose.
Collect at least 8 to 10 banana peels.
Drying & Crushing Of Banana Peel
You can either cut them into pieces or dry them as a whole under sunlight for at least 2 to 3 days. If your living place lacks direct sunlight then you can dry them in the microwave oven.
They should become black in appearance and crispy in texture. Now with the help of crushing stones that we generally use to crush spices in the kitchen crush your dried banana peels to make it nearly like powder.
Your Banana Peel Fertilizer is ready to be used. See how easy it is, so start making banana peel fertilizer in your home from today.
Dosage: You can apply a tablespoon of this fertilizer once a month to your flowering plants to get heavy blooming.
There is one more method to make Banana peel fertilizer. If you are interested in applying liquid fertilizer then follow this method:
The process of collection is the same but you don’t need to dry banana peels in this method. Instead, take a medium to large-sized bowl fill it with water and add collected banana peels in the bowl.
Leave it for 4 to 7 days. All the essential nutrients in the banana peel will get released in the water. Now, discard the peels from the water.
You can use this nutrient water in the ratio 1:5 with water to irrigate your flowering plants i.e. mix 1 part of your homemade banana peel fertilizer with 5 parts of water. You can use this solution to fertilize your flowering plants.
Pro note: If you are using this fertilizer then prevent your plant roots from fungus by using organic fungicides.
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Aditya Abhishek is an Agriculture Science student who focuses on learning and delivering knowledge on Agriculture and Home Gardening. He created Agriculture Review as a common platform for all nature enthusiast to learn better practices of agriculture and gardening.