Wow! Your response to my post about banana peels and roses really inspired me. I wrote a longer piece today on the use of common kitchen scraps for organic gardening fertilizers. From eggshells (also good to repel slugs and snails) to coffee grounds, frugal gardeners know they can use common kitchen scraps in the compost and for great results for specific plants.
Read on – click the link below – happy gardening (or thinking about gardening for the snow bound!)
Banaa Peels, Coffee Grinds and Eggshells: Organic Gardening Tips
Jeanne Grunert is a certified Virginia Master Gardener and the author of several gardening books. Her garden articles, photographs, and interviews have been featured in The Herb Companion, Virginia Gardener, and Cultivate, the magazine of the National Farm Bureau. She is the founder of The Christian Herbalists group and a popular local lecturer on culinary herbs and herbs for health, raised bed gardening, and horticulture therapy.