Your peels are not a simple food waste, they are really full of talent. Lemon peel, orange peel and even onion peel have a lot of use. So instead of throwing them in the trash, give them a chance to dazzle you! Today, we have decided to focus more closely on the ways in which its peels can be used in a vegetable garden or in your garden. The peels of fruits and vegetables are indeed organic materials that are high in nutrients and are very popular with your plants. Find out how you can recycle and recycle them intelligently in a composter or for insect hunting.
Use shells in compost
If you have little space to install a composter, you can add shells to it that will make good compost for your vegetable slate and garden. In addition to brown waste (dead leaves, twigs, cardboard, straw, etc.), the shells are indeed green waste to balance the compost properly as well as eggshells, withered flowers and weeds. Stir only regularly to allow organic matter to enter the air and breathe. Then we let everything fall apart carefully. And then, the task completed! This change is based on other household waste used as a natural fertilizerl for your planters and compost for your green areas.
However, not all shells are suitable for composting. Avoid avocado peels or pineapple peels decomposes very badly. For the welfare of the orchard, also restricts the peeling of citrus fruits which add too much acidity to the compost.
Peeling against pests in the vegetable garden
There are several ways to use bark in a vegetable garden against harmful insects and other pests:
– Lemon peels repel snails. Lemon goes too expels ants. To be placed in access areas.
– Throat shells layered on aluminum to scare domestic feet.
– Discard the broccoli stalks get rid of flies (including carrot fly)
– Garlic skin has many uses. A gardener can make it a few cups in the garden expels most insects. You can also leave these peels on top of the garlic when making the garlic slurry to control aphids.
Just remember to change the shells regularly. In fact, they lose their power when they break down.
Peeling a vegetable garden to capture pests
Your peels are real treasures to attract pests. Whether you wanted to move them out of your crops or capture them, there is no shortage of uses for them.
-Digger a little and place a container filled with potato peelings on the ground. That attracts beetles and you can remove them mechanically.
– Banana peel is also very useful here. As a repellent, make small pieces that bury them lightly at the roots of the plants hunt aphids. Or spray a water-banana peel infusion contaminated plants. You can also use it as a trap by macerating it in cider litter. Pour the entire substance into the bottom of a half-cut bottle, with the top placed down the neck (like a funnel). This is coming attract insectsbut they can no longer get out and eventually drown.
Last idea: peel… for planting in the vegetable garden!
Leftover carrot or artichoke, onion root, sprouted garlic, lettuce heart, piece of ginger buds up, sprouted garlic, curly lettuce stalk, leek-shaped white portion… kitchen scrap can often be planted into the ground or germinated in water before planting in the ground. Nevertheless, the use of sprouted potatoes is hardly considered. Still these sprouts allow you to get potato plants. Cut the potatoes into three or four parts, making sure there are sprouts in each piece. Then plant everything in moist pottery! You can also easily plant the remaining artichokes.
With these tips, you have less to fill your trash and limit food waste!