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Coffee Grinds

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Question: 202-5201
Can we use coffee grinds in the garden? Walter, Waterford, CT

Mort's Answer:
Sometimes using coffee grinds in one spot will lower the ph to much. This could prove to be a problem on lettuce plants for example. Another problem is that it could give too much nitrogen as in the case of tomatoes. On blueberries it is excellent. I prefer to put my grinds in my compost pile. This will cook them and blend them with the rest of the soil. If you scatter them in the garden or mix them thoroughly in the garden soil, it should not be a problem. Another solution is to add lime to the mix.

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