Are old teabags / tea / coffee grounds good for the garden ?

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wbmkk

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I am just wondering whether old tea leaves / coffee grounds are good for the garden.

I assume teabags would need emptied first.

Maybe it is worth putting on the compost heap, then with the variety of other natural leaves / peelings it could break down and then be more useful

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mumofstig

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They all go in my compost bin, some teabags break down some don't, apparently - but I rarely find any in my compost. If I do I just rake them off when I spread the compost.
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Yep same as mum 😉
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Plot 1 Problems

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Same, chuck em in the heap with all the other kitchedn waste!

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mrs bouquet

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Some T.bags are made from natural fabric that will break down very quickly, others will be man-made and not so easy.    Coffee grounds I use directly onto the garden and smell is lovely !  Mrs Bouquet
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