Added by on 2018-06-03

Why should you Bury tea bags in your garden? Ending your day with a relaxing cup of warm tea is a great way to make drifting off into la-la land a little easier. When most people finish their tea, they toss the used teabag into the trash with little thought. After all, what could you possibly do with a used teabag? It turns out, there’s actually quite a few things you can do with used tea bags, especially in the garden. Keep watching to learn why you might want to bury those teabags instead of tossing them in the trash. 1.Tea adds nutrients to the soil: Tea leaves contain tannic acid and nutrients that are natural fertilizers for a garden. The bag itself is made from fiber of abaca leaf stalks. As the tea leaves decompose, they release nutrients into the soil, creating a healthier growing environment 2.Tea bags keep pests at bay: Used tea bags and coffee grounds will help keep bugs away from your plants. The odor deters the pests from chewing on your flowers and veggies. 3.Tea increases the decomposition of other items: If you are using teabags in your soil or compost pile, the acid in the tea can speed up the decomposition process of other items in the compost bin, which means you can use the compost faster. 4.Teabags help with water retention: Bury your tea bags near the root of your plants, flowers and veggies to help the plants retain more water and stay healthier 5.Teabags help keep weeds at bay: When you bury your teabags in the garden, they can help impeded the growth of weeds which means less work for you! 6.Your teabags can grow a garden: Believe it or not, you can grow your own garden with used teabags, seeds, a plastic tray, water and a paper […]

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20 Comments

  • Martin F 1 month ago

    Planted tea bags last year and still no sign of a tea bush, did I do it wrong?

  • puddingpops1000 1 month ago

    Wouldn't teabags also help the decomposition of waste and therefore be beneficial to landfills…

  • Martin Hayward 1 month ago

    fuck off

  • Shahila Siddiqui 1 month ago

    Yes

  • Jay Tea 1 month ago

    I bury my tea bag in your mouth

  • Amanda Hales 1 month ago

    Tea bags dont keep pests away, my pet rat loved tea bags

  • Keith Kelly 1 month ago

    Once dried soak in white spirit and use as firefighters.

  • Allan Nowak 1 month ago

    Tripping on tea acid

  • Tony Harwood 1 month ago

    Too bad most tea bags are made with plastic

  • Lee Churchill 1 month ago

    The vocal fry though

  • Tim A. 1 month ago

    I don’t using teabags… enjoy tea from teabags is…enjoy a classic concert from a DVD 😛

  • andrew buckley 1 month ago

    *FACT..Bury tea bags in your garden and you'll have fewer tea bags.
    Isn't life simple
    Also if you bury your faeces with your tea bags, from that day onwards your buried tea will smell of shit.
    It's amazing how clever nature really is.

  • Wanbunbok RUMNONG 1 month ago

    Can I spread used tea leaves on my garden?

  • jpavlvs 1 month ago

    Didn't know the bags were good. I was just tearing them open and pouring the leaves into my little bucket of potting soil.

  • Shadeygrrl 1 month ago

    I've always disposed tea bags out in the garden. They're leaves, common sense…back to earth you go. 😀

  • ryan9600 1 month ago

    What about peppermint bags ?

  • neilwiththedeal 1 month ago

    where is this lady from? she keeps pronouncing bury as "burrie"

  • Shiralee Hunter/Bodinner 1 month ago

    I use my Tea Bags in my garden and have for years. They stop bugs and are awesome for opening up and putting seeds into. Once they sprout I just put them in a pot or my garden bed.

  • Fanci McGuffin 1 month ago

    Will I get a tea tree?

  • Taari Orlando 1 month ago

    Tea "be-ags" lol… is she from bawston?