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Hi, I picked up some spent coffee granules today and I have sprinkled it around plants and plants that are in containers. Am I doing the right thing? And is it true that they ward off slugs and snails from Hostas?

I picked them up from Waitrose's, they seem to be giving them away free.



I tried coffee grounds a few years ago and didn't find they worked. Mind you, we did have a very large garden and I only had enough grounds for a few plants. They shouldn't do any harm anyway so try.

16 Mar, 2016


Thanks Arbuthnot

16 Mar, 2016


I've never known coffee grounds as a repellent. It's a pretty good soil amendment nevertheless.

17 Mar, 2016

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