Anyone who shops Queen Bean Coffee knows we love our burlap, and today, we are sharing some of our favorite ways to use burlap in the garden. A quick note before we start, we only recommend using natural burlap in the garden. Natural is burlap is made from jute, hemp, or flax. Synthetic burlap, which... Continue Reading →
A beautiful, productive garden takes work, know-how, and the right ingredients. Thankfully, you likely have a surplus of one left over from your breakfast -- coffee grounds! Coffee grounds are a nutrient-packed, attract works, and aid aeration. Keep reading to learn more about how coffee grounds can nourish your plants, boost your veggie production, improve your compost, and even deter pests.
Tasty, delicious, and garden unfriendly, oyster mushrooms thrive in a cozy bed of coffee grounds. In addition to making a tasty gift, mushrooms are also a great source of selenium, a powerful antioxidant that helps support the immune system and prevent cell and tissue damage. Mushrooms grow best in porous, sterile, slightly moist soil known... Continue Reading →
Coffee grounds are... messy, drippy, difficult to clean, and absolutely wonderful for beautifying your home and garden! Keep reading to discover some of the most common, easy ways to recycle and upcycle those pesky grounds. In the home* Cleaning and beautifying with coffee may sound counter-intuitive but you need to trust us on this one!... Continue Reading →
For all coffee-guzzling gardeners out there, save your grounds! Coffee grounds are a wonderful supplement to organic fertilizers. They release nitrogen, a natural fertilizer, into the soil, attract earthworms, keep pests away, and increase natural drainage. You can either scatter the grounds directly onto the ground or mix them into your fertilizer. Grounds... Continue Reading →