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Proven Tips: Are Coffee Ground Good for Plants?

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If you're an avid coffee drinker, if you brew your coffee from bean to cup, then you're likely accumulating a lot of ground coffee. Day after day, week after week, you chuck it into the bin. But, as you brew your morning coffee and look through your window onto your garden, have you ever wondered: are coffee grounds good for plants? Should I be tipping them into the garden instead of the bin?

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What is the Best Coffee Machine to Buy?

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If you wake up every morning to the bland taste of instant coffee, it's time to invest in a proper coffee machine. With less and less of us commuting to work, we're no longer frequenting our favourite coffee shop. That means fewer delicious brews with the finest Arabica beans. 

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Different Types of Instant Coffee: What’s the best?

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How Much Coffee is Too Much?

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Who doesn’t love to start their day with a cup of coffee? It’s a drink for almost every occasion. First thing in the morning. Pour a cup. Are friends popping over? Get out the French Press. Going shopping in town or on your way to work? Grab a quick coffee. And, of course, there are those heavy-eyed Friday afternoons when a strong cup of coffee is the only thing powering you through to the weekend. 

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Where Does Coffee Come From: The Greatest Story Never Told

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When you’re waiting for your cup to brew or you’re picking up a bag of beans from Presto, have you ever wondered: where does coffee come from?

We’re not merely talking about the growing country: our House Espresso harks from the verdant, sprawling plantations of the Brazilian highlands, for instance.

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How to Make Perfect Coffee Every time

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It’s the simple things in life that we savour. Summer days. Buttered toast. A crackling fire. And… a perfectly brewed cup of coffee. If you’ve tried brewing your own, you’ll know that the rich and delicious flavour of your local barista is difficult to capture. No matter what you try, you can’t seem to get it right. We’re like Goldilocks in the three bears cottage; only we’re making a mess of the breakfast. Too hot. Too bitter. Too milky. Too strong. 

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The Best Coffee Subscription Box in 2021

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There's an exciting new trend in the delicious world of coffee: Coffee subscription boxes. Gone are the days when you ran out of ground and had to forgo your morning brew. Today, coffee is delivered directly to your door. 

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10 Best Budget Coffee Grinders of 2021

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Whether you love a refreshing iced coffee, a rich cappuccino, or a vibrant shot of espresso, there’s nothing like freshly ground coffee. For that, you’ll need a reliable coffee grinder.

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Is instant coffee good for you?

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Instant coffee is a popular way of getting your caffeine fix. The convenience of just adding hot water to the powder makes it attractive for those who can't or don't want to wait for coffee to brew. But is instant coffee bad for you? We'll answer all your questions here. Read on!

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