Coffee grounds...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by porkchop48, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always used them in my garden but for the life of me I can not remember why....

    Any one wanna tell me again?
     
  2. chuckeychickens

    chuckeychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coffee grounds are great soil conditioners and they attract worms which will eat them, process them, and create even more "conditioner."
     
  3. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They work like a charm. I brought plants on their deathbed back with coffee grounds.
     
  5. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:They are worm candy. I put them in my compost bin along with a batch of red wrigglers. They go to town on them and make wonderful rich soil out of the stuff in the pile....just think 500 worms on caffeine. [​IMG]
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Now I'm worried about worms experiencing caffeine withdrawal. I can see myself waking up to a kitchen full of worms holding their coffee cups. Ack, now I'll have to remember to wear house slippers in the morning.
     
  7. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    I toss my grounds in the compost heap, but for some reason my chickens like to snack on them (they ALWAYS run to the compost first thing in the morning [​IMG] )
     
  8. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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  9. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our soil is so orange clay like that I love the way the coffee grounds actually make me think I have fertile dark rich soil! I know it takes time, but I love what the coffee grounds do to my psyche as I look at the garden!
     

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