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Banana Peel Water Fertilizer

The next time you eat bananas 🍌🍌🍌, KEEP the peels and stems for they can be turned into fertilizer and benefit your plants and soils. Let me share with you how to make banana peel water fertilizer. It’s very easy & no frill.

Finished Banana Peel Water Fertilizer
Finished banana peel water fertilizer. 🍌❤️🍌

I discovered this banana peel water fertilizer by chance (forgotten where) and have been using it since then. Before learning this method, I have been using the 3 compost systems to compost banana peels and stems. You can read about the 3 easy compost systems here. Now, I get to make fertilizer out of the peels and stems first before composting them. Double joy! 💞

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DIY Bone, Prawn & Fish Meal Blend Fertilizer

In December last year, I experimented with making homemade bone meal fertilizer. Today, I’m going to share with you the methods to make bone, prawn (shrimp) and fish meal blend fertilizer. If you have several types of bones and shells, you can make them together and form a blend like what I did. Of course, you can also make them individually. The methods are the same.

DIY Bone, Prawn & Fish Meal Blend Fertilizer
DIY homemade bone, prawn (shrimp) and fish meal blend fertilizer. 🦴🍖🍗🌿🌳🌺🌹

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Gardening Miracle: Avocado Quadruplets

My oh my, imagined my surprise when I saw four stems sprouting from an avocado seed. This has never happened before until now, even with other seeds I’d germinated.

Life is beautiful.

Avocado Quadruplets
This avocado seed is a proud mama to quadruplets! 🥑🥑🥑🥑

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Bone Meal Experiment

I once buried the leftover bones from bone broth making into my garden. I had attempted at making my own bone meal but failed because the pork bones were just too tough and strong. I never find out what happened to the buried bones, but I never saw them again despite digging up the area for planting after a couple of months later. So, I guess they’ve composted.

Bone Meal Experiment

Bone meal is the dried and ground powder form of animal bones. It contains a good amount of phosphorus and calcium and is a wonderful fertilizer for the plants.

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