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Q.what plants benefit from coffee grinds ?

Zone 11428 | Anonymous added on June 8, 2020 | Answered

I’ve been told that used coffee grinds as well as eggshells are beneficial in the garden but I don’t know where to spread them- roses? tomatoes? peppers? perennials?

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Answered on June 10, 2020

Used coffee grinds can be added to compost for a nitrogen boost or added directly to soil to improve the soil's texture and drainage. It is not true that it will raise the acidity level (unless it is unused, and that would be expensive!).

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