Container Gardening - Knowledgebase Question

Leavenworth, Ka
Question by mellis666
April 14, 2010
I plant my tomato and pepper plants in very large containers. How can I prepare the soil for this year since my husband put large amounts of coffee grounds on top of the soil at the end of last season.

Answer from NGA
April 14, 2010


Coffee grounds are a source of nitrogen and a great organic material to add to your soil. If you can dump the contents of the container out into a wheelbarrow you can mix it up well. Failing that, dig the coffee grounds and a little fresh compost into the existing soil in your containers. Hope you have a great harvest!

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