What can I do with freshly ground coffee beans?

I feel so bad throwing them in the bin once I’m done with them. Any suggestions?

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    Heather Micallef
    September 21, 2016

    When planting veggies or flowers that have small seeds – especially carrots! – mix them into the coffee grounds so that the seeds are better spaced when broadcasting or sprinkling down a row. The coffee grounds also keep the goggas from eating the germinated seeds.

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    Vic De valdorf
    September 20, 2016

    Good on lawns.

  • Laetitia Burger
    September 20, 2016

    I use it in my compost.

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    Eugené Bergman
    September 20, 2016

    All those antioxidants do wonders for your garden / worm farm!

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    Magdalena Harraway
    September 20, 2016

    Use them in the garden. All plants love coffee

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    Lesley Wynne
    September 20, 2016

    I tap them into my pot plants – perks up the plants and makes a good mulch. The plants seem to like the “kick” but insects don’t enjoy seem to enjoy coffee!

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    Loretta Valle'
    September 20, 2016

    Throw them in the garden (tea bags as well). Since I started that, it seems the moles have disappeared.

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    Alexandra Joubert
    December 8, 2015

    Make a body scrub!
    Mix with coconut or olive oil, you can also add glycerin if you have it and want a smoother texture, and use in the shower to exfoliate and moisturize :)
    Your shower might need a clean afterwards but it’s worth it (and coffee is supposed to be great for treating cellulite!)

  • Elaine Clarke
    November 10, 2015

    Use them as fertiliser on all your plants, especially camellias and azaleas. Don’t throw them away, under any circumstances!