Have you ever seen a quirky idea, thought it was a bit mad but worth trying? Or even worth adapting?
A friend told me recently that she had been soaking banana skins through the summer and using the mixture as a plant grower.
Sounds utterly bonkers! But, when you think it through, it is probably what our ancestors did – even if it was perhaps limited to those from countries in which bananas grow, anyway.
Essentially, this seems simply an acceleration of the composting process. To those au fait with the composting process, it is easy enough to throw banana skins into a composter, or pile, along with many vegetable and fruit peelings, pips, stems or cores: The bits, essentially, you don’t cook.Read More »Going bananas in the garden for extra nutrients