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After-dinner composting

Tea bags can be mixed with the soil in planting holes, used as mulch on top of the ground around plants that like acid soil, and added to the compost pile. The same is true for coffee grounds, which are high in nitrogen and therefore good around fast-growing plants such as tomatoes.

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