New Ways For You To Use Old Coffee Grounds

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It may seem like a natural instinct to toss that used filter of coffee grounds in the trash, but why not reuse them. So next time you have the urge to just thrown those coffee grounds in the trash try out these different ways to make them useful.

If you find yourself getting low on fertilizer, why not use coffee grounds? Most soil doesn’t have the nutrients you would need for optimal plant growth, so fertilizer is used to make up for those times when the plant becomes depleted. Luckily, coffee grounds have those key ingredients for planting success: nitrogen, calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and chromium.

With summer soon approaching, bugs and other critters are making their back into our presence. Instead of using chemicals to kill off those pests try using coffee grounds which contain compounds such as caffeine and diterpenes that can be highly toxic to insects.

Just like with bugs bothering us in the summer, your dogs are soon going to be dealing with fleas. Coffee grounds are an easy way to treat your dog for fleas since the nuisance doesn’t care for them. Simply rub the grounds throughout your pet’s fur after shampooing. Then rinse them off and allow your pet to dry as usual.

Though coffee grounds can be an easy remedy for your flea problem, it may not cure your pet. So if you find that coffee grounds aren’t working use one of the many flea removal products.

Author: Maya Dixon

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