As coffee lovers, it’s always a shame to throw away used coffee grounds. But did you know that there are actually many ways to use your used coffee grounds in the garden? Here are some ideas on how you can make the most of those leftover grounds:
1. Use them as an organic fertilizer for houseplants - Coffee is rich, albeit in low amounts, in nitrogen and other minerals which makes it great for helping plants grow strong and healthy. Just sprinkle a few spoonful’s onto the soil every month or so, then water as usual. Your plants will thank you!
2. Create a compost pile – Adding your used coffee grounds directly into your compost pile helps create nutrient-rich soil which can be added back into gardens or flower beds later on down the line when needed! It also helps with aeration, reducing odors from decomposing matter and attracting beneficial insects like earthworms too!
3 Make worm food – Worms love eating up old caffeine-infused leftovers from our morning cup of Joe (they must have good taste!). Get those worms hyped up on caffeine by simply adding some freshly brewed (or cold) ground beans directly into their bin once per week or so — they’ll be sure to appreciate this tasty treat while simultaneously creating richer castings (worm poo) for future plantings at home too!.
So don't let those precious nutrients go unused any longer — put those spent grinds to work today by using them around your garden instead of throwing them out next time you brew up another pot o' Joe!
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Fund facts: 20 Slang Terms for Coffee.
7. Go Juice
8. Jitter Juice
9. Bean Juice
10. Brain Juice
11. High Octane
12 .Wakey Juice
13. Morning Jolt
14. Liquid Energy
15. Caffeine Infusion
16. Cupped Lighting
17 . Leaded and Unleaded
18. Rocket Fuel (Strong Coffee)
19. Worm Dirt (REALLY Strong Coffee)
20. C8H10N4O2 (Caffeine Molecule)
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