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Old 12-21-2008, 05:53 PM   #1
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Coffee gardening question


Is it bad for the garden if one puts used coffee grounds in the compost bin.
The wife says coffee grounds can kill the grass so she says its a no no.
Is she right, ?
Can this be so?
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:56 PM   #2
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You do not want grass in your garden do you? Coffee grounds are good for your compost pile.
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Old 12-21-2008, 07:03 PM   #3
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Certainly, put your coffee grounds in your compost pile/bin. I also put my loose tea and tea bags into our compost.
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Old 12-21-2008, 07:06 PM   #4
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THX! folks,
We will compost the coffee grounds away.
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Old 12-21-2008, 07:31 PM   #5
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Coffee grounds = good compost. In fact, if you keep roses, coffee grounds are very good for them.
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Old 12-21-2008, 08:01 PM   #6
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Old 12-23-2008, 09:22 AM   #7
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Had to quit dumping coffee grounds on my garden, the dog was eating them! Nothing worse than a Labrador on a caffiene buzz.
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Old 12-23-2008, 05:47 PM   #8
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THX! for the tip.
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The wife just throws hers straight on the plants, not the compost bin. She likes to put them on potted plants and house plants, but once they have enough she just throws them right into the garden. She does say that once you start doing that you should occasionally turn the soil so it doesn't pile up.
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Old 12-23-2008, 06:43 PM   #10
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Coffe "Grounds"

Yes....we add coffee grounds to our compost bin. And we also add them directly to our house plants and in our veggie garden in Spring. They are good for the soil and the plants. Aria
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