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Can Used Coffee Grounds Be Used in Flower Beds?

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Can Used Coffee Grounds Be Used in Flower Beds?

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Coffee grounds can be sprinkled about flower beds as a feed, worked into the soil as an additive, or used as mulch around flowers. It adds nitrogen to the flower beds, working like a fertilizer.

Keywords: flower beds, coffee grounds, mulch

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.