Coffee has become one of America's favorite beverages. I can think of the last time I went somewhere in the morning and didn't see someone holding or drinking a cup of coffee. That said, have you ever wondered where all those coffee grounds go? Most of them in the trash or compost pile. Yet you can take these same grounds and use them to make creative mini succulent gardens. Let's show you how easy this can be to take these used coffee grounds and reuse them in a sustainable way.
First, brew your favorite coffee and place the used coffee grounds in a container allowing them to sit for 24 hours. Anywhere from 1-2 cups is sufficient. Then select a small to medium-sized pot, and make sure your pot has drainage holes because it will be healthier for the plants. At the ratio of 75% natural soil and 25% coffee grounds, mix them together, pour some water to dampen the soil, and let it sit for about 24 hours. The next day, take the succulents you selected and plant them about two inches apart in a pot. They need space to grow. Then, place the pot in an area that gets a fair amount of sun during the day. They grow best when they receive four or more hours of sunlight per day. You can water your new plant every four to seven days days, or if the soil is dry. Succulents tend not to like standing water, so just add enough to wet the soil around the stem.
There you have it, a nice succulent plant made from your used coffee grounds. It will be a great conversational piece when you have friends and family over.
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