For home and garden:
1/ Shine your shoes
Rub your shoes with the inside of a banana peel to make them shine. These peels are particularly excellent for bringing shine to tarnished leather shoes without ruining themselves in shoe polish.
2/ Polish silver cutlery
You can clean your forks, knives, spoons with a banana peel. Use the inner part to make your silverware very shiny.
3/ Maintain your compost
Add a banana peel to the composter, earthworms love it! And of course, this will then benefit all your garden and vegetable garden plantations when it has had time to decompose.
4/ A natural fertilizer for your plants
Put a banana peel in a vase and add water. Then introduce some aquatic plants, they will grow thanks to the nutrients of the banana. You can also use this banana peel water infusion to water your tired green plants! Otherwise, it is possible to bury bits of banana peel on the soil of your flower pots. This fertilizer provides many nutrients that are very popular with roses and indoor plants. Their flowering will be even more beautiful and it changes a little from eggshells or coffee grounds!
5/ Capture moths thanks to the sugar contained in the banana.
6/ Attract butterflies to your garden
Cut a banana into small pieces with its peel and sow it on your land, the sweetness will attract them!
7/ Wash the leaves of the plants with the inside of a banana peel
This helps to dust them off and make them shine!
8/ Repel aphids
Cut the banana peel into small pieces and bury them under your plants. Thanks to this improvised repellent, your trees and shrubs will be protected from harmful aphids! No more need for pesticides and other chemicals that leave residues on plants…