How to Fertilize Roses with Bananas

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Banana Rose Bush

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Q: What’s the best fertilizer for roses?

A: Bury one old brown banana at the base of each rose bush. Repeat every few weeks.

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1997 Old Farmer's Almanac

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