Now I have a better use for overripe bananas


Last updated 3/12/2009 at Noon

Heretofore I have tossed overripe bananas into my compost bin or into my staghorn plants, both good uses, but thanks to the Village News, I found a better use. After reading the delightful article by Nathalie Taylor, I learned that bananas attract fruit flies, which make good food for the hummingbirds, which are God’s biggest little blessing to us gardeners in Fallbrook. Nathalie’s article about “Mother Hummer” and her baby chicks was a delight. Mother Hummer is Denise Gillen, Fallbrook’s resident expert on hummingbirds. I was surprised to learn that “our” Rufous hummingbird m...

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