Burying tea bags in your garden supports garden life

Life & Soul Magazine

If you are a tea drinker, you may be pleased to know that used tea bags come in handy, especially in the garden, for all its nutrient-rich content.

There are a number of reasons why you should no longer fling those used tea bags in the garbage. Instead keep them for your garden and let them support the growth and maintenance of your yard.

Even if you don’t have a garden but keep plants at home, used tea bags can also be used in the care of plants.

Tea bags are just another variety of green waste, along with garden waste, and kitchen vegetable waste. If you bury tea bags in the soil in your garden, tea adds nutrients to the soil, helps keep pests at bay and increases the decomposition of other items.

Tea bags are mainly leaves, and tea leaves will break down in your compost heap, just…

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