How to dry banana peels and give a potassium boost to your garden. Potassium is an essential plant nutrient and is important for strong rooting, flowering, and fruit development in your vegetable garden plants. It is considered second only to nitrogen, when it comes to nutrients needed by plants, and is commonly considered as the quality nutrient.
We eat a lot of bananas at our house so I like the idea that all the peels that we would normally compost can be used to benefit the garden. Homemade potassium fertilizer using banana peels is very easy to make.