Using Coffee to Fuel Your Garden:
Many of us enjoy that daily cup (or two!) of coffee. If you frequent a local coffee shop, you might remember seeing bags of used grounds left out for gardeners. If you make yours at home, you should know that you have an on-hand organic fertilizer to use in your garden.
Coffee grounds are all-natural organic material that can bring friendly microbes to your garden’s soil. As the microbes snack on the coffee grounds, they gradually produce nitrogen and other nutrients for the plants. Some commercially available nitrogen additives can be too concentrated, and the quick change in soil composition can shock your plants. When possible, it is better to use naturally sourced, slowly accumulating nitrogen. Continue reading