Ten trees are being delivered to me in the fall from Arbor Day Foundation. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I’ll have to look into my laurel bushes would like them, too. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Something is eating on my plants Any help you can give us will be GREATLY appreciated. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. just came by to review this blog. The more the merrier. Clematis eat a lot and should be fed supplements like this from February through September. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.". Carol. If you chose the latter option, take around one cup of coffee grounds and one gallon of water per bush of roses. There's a great way to feed your roses coffee grounds, which lowers the ph on soil and attracts worms which loosen and feed the… Carol. Remember to consider the rate of growth and the size it will be at maturity. (I am trying to encourage them to grow into a privacy hedge.). Thanks for all the comments everyone. I would love to cut the flowers of my hydrangeas but I am worried they won’t bud back again. The Gardening Cook is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. There are a lot of other benefits: Deter bugs. I know they like an acidic soil. That’s it and they thrive like crazy. This happens if you purchase through an affiliate link but the price is the same for you. also you can put food coloring at the roots an it rainbows them. I don’t have room for a compost. Copyright & Permissions © 2020 – Carol G Speake. Make roses bloom and bloom- for free! We don’t have much shade in our front or back yards. Carol. More like you would do with fertilizer. Mis it in with the soil. Enjoy every word you publish An abundance of great information Clematis and rode smoothie work well for amount and size of blooms Thanks. ( Log Out /  But you really should plant some fast growing shade trees not only for the plants but to shade the house and cool it off. I’ve never planted anything before and I think they’re doing pretty good so far. Do what I do if you have no shade trees. Be sure to visit my Facebook page, f you like to learn about other Gardening Tips. do I plce the coffee grounds around the plant base??? Can you use them for azaleas too? If you cut them after August, you may cut of buds that have formed for next year’s flowers. Hi Stacey, I have never used them on potted plants so I would not know how much to suggest. Seem like they are dying. Roses & Coffee grounds, don’t make this common mistake. Carol, What about using orange and lemon peels around your hydrangeas, Hi Bee. Maybe the refrigerator? I put my patio chairs around and up over my plant to help shade during hottest part of day. I do, in fact, use tea grounds as well. Carol, my daughter lives in Indiana and has never planted hydrangea’s. So often do I put it around them and how much? Citrus peels break down very slowly so my guess is that they would be better in a compost pile. Dilute 2-3 cups of coffee grounds in 5 gallons of water to make a liquid plant food that gives an instant nitrogen boost to your houseplants or outdoor garden. Clematis .. I’d like to Chip banana peels , egg shells and coffee ground to add to soil around the plants – would this be best or make a liquid and strain through cloth? Work them into the soil around the plant. Oh and some alfalfa pellets. Not only will you have healthier plants, but you will also save money on garden fertilizer, and know that you are being “green” as a gardener. Coffee grounds are long known to enhance azaleas. Hi Fred. Do you vermi-compost with a worm bin? I do not use pesticides because of my cats. This tells you the soil PH to determine whether to add more. The Arbor Day Foundation has a great website with LOTS of info about varieties of trees. I would dig them into the soil and wouldn’t add them often. They are considered a “Green” component. How often can you put coffee grounds on outdoor plants like hydrangeas or rhododendrons? Blueberries, cranberries and other citrus fruit like used coffee (and tea) grounds added to their soil since they help to bring it closer to the 3.0 -5.0 PH that these plants need. Have 5 rose bushes and the fellah whom told me I could plant one of my roses in his garden also has growing 3 tomato plants so he told me to put it around them too. Some hydrangea prefer sun, indirect or part of the day. Clematis seems to love the same nutrients that roses love. The coffee grounds have a 20 to 1 ratio of nitrogen to carbon, which makes them ideal for helping grow plants such as tomatoes.Mulch for plants. The coffee grounds do work really well. Can coffee grounds be used on rose of Sharon bushes and how much and offten should the coffee grounds be applied? Feed them a clematis smoothie for massive blooms. They’ll be able to take advantage of the leftover nitrogen in the coffee grounds. You didn’t mention where you live. I would not put them into the soil near the same plant over and over. The grounds break down in the soil. I did nothing to the soil at all. lawn and garden. What … You CAN co-plant them, and the clematis will climb the rose bush, but you’ll need to feed heavily so the clematis doesn’t starve the roses of nutrients. Not something to do all the time, any more than you would fertilize with commercial fertilizers often. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Can this be done for all plants? If you do, worms LOVE used coffee grounds for their food. Put in a blender with water, purée, then pour around the root areas. Save banana peels, eggshells, and tomato discards. They’ll just act as a bit of fertilizer for the plant. Feb 23, 2018 - If you’ve been tossing your coffee grounds in the trash once you’re done with them, then you’re wasting other ways that the grounds can be used for good. I’d give it a month rest perhaps. Fresh coffee grounds are acidic (used ones are neutral.) Carol. I would just alternate it between bushes and give them a rest in between. Can you use them year round? Carol, Thanyou Carol for all your advise. Also, to help them grow bigger and to grow a lot of veggies. I buy those large umbrellas and open them in the early afternoon and leave them open all day to shade my plants from the sun. Reapply after a strong rainstorm.

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