coffee grounds - Knowledgebase Question

Walterboro, SC (Zone 8A)
Question by rgspann
July 6, 2007
Are coffee grounds any use to lawns?

Answer from NGA
July 6, 2007


Coffee grounds are a good organic source of nitrogen. Yes, they can be spread around plants and on lawns. They decompose slowly, adding a steady supply of nitrogen and are unlikely to burn plant roots. It's also a good way to reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfills. You can also put them in a compost pile.

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