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Re: fertilizer value of coffee grounds



On Mon, 14 Apr 1997, Carol A. Miles wrote:

> A grower here has access to coffee grounds from a commercial coffee brewing
> establishment.  The fresh grounds will be delivered free of charge to the
> farm. The grower proposes to spead fresh (uncomposted) coffee grounds on
> his vegetable field, prior to planting, at the rate of 1 sq. yard per 1000
> sq. ft.

I hope someone can comment on this. I have access to coffee grounds also.
I have wondered about their value as an ingredient to compost.

Tom Armstrong   toma@crl.com  Sequera Ranch s.1892  San Gregorio, CA
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         4th -> 5th gen. on family farm. Can Ag Sustain?
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