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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by USMC61, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. USMC61

    USMC61

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    About a month ago I got this brite idea to start saving the coffee grounds for the yard. So every day the little lady gives them to me and I dry them out and spread them on the yard. Are they beneficial or am I just wasting my time?

    Thanks mucho
     
  2. bobby_w

    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

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    I put the grounds and paper filter in my composter for my garden.

    Teabags also are added.
     

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    crazyrec12 cornbread

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    Yup eggshells, coffee, food scraps that don't contain meat and or fat, great for composting...
     
  4. eyesnorth

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    Won't hurt at all. Probably won't give any noticeable results when you figure volume and area. That said, mine goes in the compost pile.
     
  5. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    They are good for plants especially flowers. When they decompose they add nutrients to the soil that help the plants grow better.

    One thing you could do is make a compost bin out of chicken wire, lots of info online. Put all your food scraps in it and after a while it will all decompose into nutrient rich soil which you can spread around your garden or landscaping.