Bananas for your roses


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The next time you eat a banana save that peel and put it in the ground by your roses ,you will get bigger blooms and longer blooms from them and a lot more blooms .
 

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I don't eat banana's but I'll do that sissy when my DH gets a desire to eat some.
Must be the potassium in them that they like?
 
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I have been trying to get hold of those for years they grow only on the outside humidity and misting ,no soil at least that's the kind we have here .Gosh and a banana a day is healthy for them also .Well at least the skin .
 
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I have heard that, thanks for the tip, I have a small rose garden so I will try to add a peel. I did try to do that one time but the dog found it and had a good time playing with it. I have also heard used coffee grounds sprinkled around the plant is useful. Any one ever try that?
 
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I use coffee grounds it keeps some bugs away and helps tomato plants .Also helps potato's produce more
 
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Well then looks like there are a lot of uses for coffee grounds. I am going to start walking all the floors at work collecting all the used coffee filters, this company uses a LOT of coffee..
 

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You can go to those drive thru coffee stands and ask them for any grounds as they just toss it all out.
 
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I collect a decent amount of banana peels and eggshells. Then I blend them with a small amount of coffee grounds adding some milk. Using enough milk I grind the mixture to a lumpy milkshake. Then I pour it on rose plants and vegetable plants. Try this method I bet your plant will bloom healthier and better than ever.
 
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I've never heard about it, thank you for the tip!:D I'll definitely try to do this in my garden. Do you think that I can add banana peel to my miniature roses as well? I grow them in flowerpots.
 
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I don't know but I did do egg shell and coffee grounds for my tomatoes, WOW! all I did was put some of this mixture in the hole I planted them in.
 
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But your tomatoes weren't in flowerpots, right? Or were they? I'm just wondering if I could do this... but now, as I think about it, it might be not such an good idea, because the peel would probably rot and smell and I keep my roses in my bedroom so this would be bothering:eek: .
 
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The next time you eat a banana save that peel and put it in the ground by your roses ,you will get bigger blooms and longer blooms from them and a lot more blooms .
Yes , very much agreed . Potassium content of banana's skin is great for roses .
 
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These are great tips. I use egg shells but never banana peels. I am sure most other plants would like them too. I hope that this does not attract gnats. I hate those things. Coffee ground always go straight into my plants. I am going to try the banana peel now. Thanks for sharing.
 
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Oh! I have been doing that for a long time and yes, as you said, it does give bigger and longer blooms. I am glad there are other people also who follow the same.
By the way, i found out that coffee grounds also work. I never knew that thing. I am glad I dropped by here and learnt a few tips.
Thank you for sharing.
I collect a decent amount of banana peels and eggshells. Then I blend them with a small amount of coffee grounds adding some milk. Using enough milk I grind the mixture to a lumpy milkshake. Then I pour it on rose plants and vegetable plants. Try this method I bet your plant will bloom healthier and better than ever.
Thank you so much for this. I will definitely try this out asap. Hope it turns out really well. I just love roses and I do take extra care for my rose plants.
 
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I think I am going to try the mixture but I am gonna add rabbit poop to it since they say nothing has to be done to rabbit poop. (poop is why I keep rabbits)
 
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You can also try Used Tea.Grinded egg shells and tea does wonders to my money plant and roses.
 
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Going back to the banana peel and the rose, thanks so much for the tip Sissy! I do not have a rose in my garden but I have some flowers there that I am having a hard time growing, This might be of help. My little man loves bananas, too! And now we have a use of the banana peel! Yey! Thanks so much for that wonderful contribution.

Now when it comes to keeping off bugs and ants, the coffee grounds is proven effective. That is where my used coffee grounds go, as a matter of fact. It effectively repels those crawling creatures.

It is always nice to read ideas like this. Moreso, it is nice to find out other possible uses of what could have been just trash for us.
 

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