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Old 03-25-2014, 08:05 PM
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I think I need to try this! Are you all using watered down coffee, like half coffee and half water? I wonder what is is in the coffee that the plants like?
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Old 03-26-2014, 04:45 PM
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Coffee provides nitrogen, which encourages foliage growth... I personally am diluting my coffee with water, probably about half coffee half water and letting it sit out until its room temperature. My plants are going bananas!! lol
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Old 03-26-2014, 05:15 PM
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I'm going to try this too - that is if I can get my husband to not dump out the end of the pot everyday . . . .
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:36 PM
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My one and only african violet which I can keep alive, but never does very well, sprang back to life and is now going to bloom, I have had it for years and I think this is only like the second time ever that it has bloomed!!

I continue to be super impressed
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:11 AM
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Glad it's helping, it can work wonders sometimes
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:15 AM
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yay so awesome!!! so happy to hear all of your results!!
i gave a tiny, tiny bit to my ric rac cactus cuttings, just enough to add a little moisture to the soil.. its been about 3 weeks and it still has not rooted, but the cuttings are still very green and look like they are doing well. I have been reading up on the ric rac cactus to get educated about its care. hoping my little cuttings will root soon and grow into a nice healthy plant!
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This is an old thread, I know. I also started watering plants with leftover coffee. I also use the coffee grounds added to potting soil sometimes (what doesn't get thrown in the compost). I did notice ants in some plants sitting on the ground & I don't know if they were attracted to the black coffee (no sugar or creamer). Something to watch out for before bringing plants back indoors.
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Old 04-16-2016, 12:32 PM
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Thanks for good info
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