For many of us across the country, it’s about time to get out those gardening gloves for some warm-weather planting and composting. Did you know that we all have a great resource that will enrich the soil of these projects right in our kitchens?

If you’re a coffee drinker (or someone in your house is), you can use those used coffee grounds to enrich the soil with added minerals and organic matter.

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Composting, to begin with, is an incredibly green act. And you of course can’t go wrong with gardening, especially if you use organic methods. What’s more is that you’ll be re-using coffee grounds you may have otherwise tossed — a win-win situation in our books! So, drink up that coffee and use your buzz to head out for some gardening/composting, Green Monsters! For more on why you might want to try adding used coffee grounds to your garden and compost, check out this video!

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