Java Jim's 101

Old Coffee Grounds.

Most of us have been at home making a lot of coffee these days! People usually discard the grounds left behind after brewing coffee, but here are many, great ways to save and reuse them in your garden, kitchen & even your bathroom:

  • Fertilize your Garden – simply sprinkle the grounds – which are full of key minerals – onto the soil around your plants 
  • Repel Insects – deter mosquito, fruit flies & beetles by putting out bowls of grounds or scattering them around outdoor seating areas 
  • Use as Natural Cleaning Scrub – scour, polish & clean your sink, pots & pans and grill with your abrasive leftovers, then wash thoroughly! 
  • Exfoliate Your Skin – remove dirt and dead skin cells by scrubbing your face & body with a mixture of grounds & a smidgen of water

Coffee grounds have many practical uses around the home and garden and can even help spruce up your beauty routine.

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