My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.
Pepper Plants: Spray with Epsom salts teaspoon dissolved in about 4 cups warm water). Gives pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray again 10 days later and a few weeks later for a bigger harvest.
16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps. Leeks, Scallions, Spring Onions and Fennel. Celery, Bok Choi, Romaine Lettuce & Cabbage Ginger Potatoes Garlic Onions Sweet Potatoes Mushroom Pineapple And one for the kids….
New Use: Banana peels to fertilize roses - Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease. Consider it a nutritional boost for you and your buds
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.