Here’s a way to reduce your household food waste, give your roses a boost, and save money in the garden…

Did you know that roses benefit from a good dose of potassium?

Bananas, as well as banana peels, are rich in potassium. This means that, instead of throwing away banana peels, you could chop them up and work them into the soil around your rose bushes.

How to keep your roses blooming… again and again

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It’s a great way to give your darling buds a revitalising boost, save money on buying compost and it’s a small way to help fight climate change as you’re reducing household food waste.

In dumps, rotting food contributes to climate change by releasing methane gas. Methane is 25 times stronger than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

To learn more about the impact of food waste and what you can do about it in your home, click here.