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Are Coffee Grounds Good for Plants?

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Coffee is a luxury that is enjoyed worldwide. It is estimated that 64% of people in the United States drink coffee on a daily basis. People brew their own cups at home or visit a local cafe or coffee hut for their favorite grounds. After each cup is brewed and indulged, however, the coffee grounds used to create the coffee are discarded into a landfill.

Rather than using coffee grounds on your indoor plants, consider using them outside. There are many benefits to coffee grounds in your gardens, including repelling slugs and snails or discouraging cats to use your flower beds as litter boxes. Your outdoor plants will benefit from the nitrogen as well and they are typically hardier than indoor plants and can better manage slight variances in nutrients.