How to Use Coffee for Gardening

Add used coffee grounds to your compost pile or bin. Coffee grounds are rich in nitrogen, which helps speed up the decomposition process and enhances the nutrient content of the compost

Spread a layer of coffee grounds around the base of your plants as a natural mulch. This can help retain moisture, suppress weed growth.

Scatter coffee grounds in areas where you want to deter pests like slugs, snails, or ants.

Mix coffee grounds with potting soil to create a nutrient-rich medium for starting seeds.

Steep used grounds, strain, dilute (1:3 ratio), and apply for plant growth.

Coffee grounds, being slightly acidic, can be sprinkled around these plants to help maintain the desired pH level.