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    Coffee grounds.....

    Just curious....how many here recycle coffee grounds by placing them in your yard, working them into the soil around plants, or using them as mulch? This is something I've been doing for years - I don't drink coffee but my cousin who I co-own with does. And when I worked for hotels in the past I'd sometimes take their coffee grounds home, too. Citrus and roses love coffee grounds and it was always such a nice perk to have access to coffee grounds to take home for free.

    Just curious if others do this. Rob

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    They all go into the compost pile. I also pour more water through them later in the day, to get one more cup of coffee.

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    Yes, I put them into the compost pile, like CathyA.
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    Compost pile along with the brown paper filter.

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    Another composter.
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    compost and put around the roses when I'm feeling industrious. Banana peels, too seem to help roses. Again, when I feel like digging them in.

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    No, but I should. My mother used to do this with her roses.

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    In the winter they go in the compost pile. Spring and summer they go around the bottoms of my blueberry and azalea bushes.

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    They also will help keep a hydrangea blue-or pink, now I can't remember....

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    Aren't coffee grounds pretty acidic?

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