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Definition of coffee grounds

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Definition as written by talinum:

Coffee grounds and coffee are a rich source of nutrients. They contain nitrogen, tannic acids and other nutrients. Acid-loving plants especially respond to coffee grounds and coffee.

Dry the grounds and work into the soil around acid loving plants. You can put them on the surface of container plants. This can be repeated each month.
The coffee grounds can also be added to your compost pile. Diluted coffee can also be used. The ratio for outdoor plants would be 1 part coffee to 2 parts water and indoor plants is 1 part coffee to 4 parts water

Examples of acid-loving plants: azaleas, blueberries, butterfly weed, camellias, cardinal flowers, cranberries, ferns, gardenias, heathers, heaths lupines, mountain laurels, oaks, pecans, rhododendrons, spruces, yews.


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