I ran across this gardening tip for tomatoes:
Tomato plants prefer acid soil. Adding used coffee grounds helps increase the acidity of the soil.
That is great news since I recently followed up another tip that I reported on in the spring: Starbucks provides the gardener with free coffee grounds. Read all the Starbucks coffee for Gardens info here.
That’s right- I went to Starbucks and they gave me a bunch of coffee grounds! I was so excited. I usually only have the pittance from my own coffee maker that goes into the compost pile, but now a whole bagfull to dig directly into my garden:)
Another hint is to keep cut basil fresh by putting it in a jar of clean water. I guess that one is obvious but I never thought of it!
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I’ve been putting coffee grounds on my blueberry plants but needed to get much more than what we produce and wondered if I could get some from Starbucks. Now I know. Thanks for the tip and link.