Are used coffee grounds good for petunias and begonias as fertilizer?

by Frenelie

  5 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 25, 2018

    coffee grounds are only used for acid loving plants

  • Millie Millie on Jun 25, 2018

    The benefit of using coffee grounds as a fertilizer is that it adds organic material to the soil, which improves drainage, water retention and aeration in the soil. ... Many people feel that coffee grounds lower the pH (or raise the acid level) of soil, which is good for acid loving

  • Carol Marszalek Carol Marszalek on Jun 25, 2018

    Absolutel! Do you know that you can go to your local Starbucks and pick up bags of coffee grounds for free? They usually keep them by the front door with a free for yuor garden sign!

  • Frenelie Frenelie on Jun 25, 2018

    Thank you

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jun 25, 2018

    I found a good article that pertains to coffee grounds as fertilizer. It covers both fresh and used grounds. I have also heard that earth worms like the coffee grounds also. Check the article out, it says that used coffee grounds are considered neutral and won't affect the avidity of the soil.