Coffee grounds for your garden - Knowledgebase Question

Glendale, Ar
Question by rnayple1
May 8, 2010
I heard coffee grounds are good for gardens. Is this true, and can I put them in all my flower beds. In one of my flower beds I have mint growing, and don't know if it would be good for that flower bed. Can you please let me know. Thank you.
Renee Brandenburg


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Answer from NGA
May 8, 2010

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Coffee grounds are a source of nitrogen and their bulk will help loosen soil if you dig them into your garden. Or, you can use them as a two-inch mulch around your plants, trees and shrubs. It won't hurt your plants.

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