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Mon Jun 22, 2015, 03:47 PM

What plants are coffee grounds good for? I dump my coffee grounds on just about any of my outside

plants.

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Reply What plants are coffee grounds good for? I dump my coffee grounds on just about any of my outside (Original post)
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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Mon Jun 22, 2015, 04:03 PM

1. I add them to my compost bin. From my experience, they are fine for anything.

I've used them as components of plant mulch now and then.

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Mon Jun 22, 2015, 04:51 PM

2. especially good for acid lovers.

i saved up a big bucket full to plant some blueberries. soil here is pretty alkaline, so, yeah, good for most anything.
but acid lovers especially.

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Mon Jun 22, 2015, 06:48 PM

3. Rhodies and roses and acid lovers as stated above.

Also roses love banana peels.
I prefer to compost stuff like that first, tho.

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Tue Jun 23, 2015, 01:03 PM

4. You can use them for pretty much anything

It's a good idea to add them along with a regular fertilizer or compost addition as the coffee aids in the development of beneficial bacteria which complements the fertilizer application.

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