Tip of the Week: Coffee Grounds
Posted on September 05 2016
Hey there all of you Garden of Eden fans out there and welcome to our latest edition of “Tip of the Week,” where we provide all of you some tips and tricks to keep your indoor flowers and outdoor gardens looking spectacular all the year through! This week, we're showing you how to get the most out of your garden, by using a commonly-discarded item. Believe it or not, if you make a pot of coffee every morning, you have everything you need to keep your garden going strong. Coffee is full of natural antioxidants and nutrients that are essential to your garden's growth--and if applied correctly--can have a substantial impact on your garden. In its most direct application, adding in coffee grounds to your soil will boost your plants, and give them a jolt of energy to encourage a growth spurt. Coffee has a ton of nitrogen in it, which is vital to your plants. In addition, adding coffee grounds to your compost bin will enrich the soil, making it even better for your plants. But why stop there? Coffee grounds can also be used as an all-natural slug and snail barrier, due to its acidic nature, keeping your plants healthy and free of pests. Sometimes, the best additions to your garden are hidden right under your eyes. To uncover more of these sneaky and easy tips and tricks, be sure to check back to our blog every Monday for our latest edition of Tip of the Week! Enjoy your Monday, Garden of Eden fans!