Cocoa shells

the husks which separate from the cacao seeds in preparing them for use.

See also: Cocoa

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Mulch permanent containers with compost topped with a layer of gravel or cocoa shells to cut down moisture loss.
Mulch | permanent containers with compost topped with a layer of gravel or cocoa shells to cut down moisture loss.
Other choice mulches include garden compost, spent mushroom compost, cocoa shells, wood chippings, processed conifer bark, straw for strawberries and seaweed.
For instance, at Barry Callebaut, cocoa shells are burned at factories to reduce on-site gas or fuel consumption.
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This growth media is a mixture of agricultural materials, such as straw from horse stables, hay, poultry litter, ground corn cobs, cottonseed hulls, cocoa shells, peat moss, and other natural organic substances.
Put a mulch on the surface of the pot - it can be anything from gravel or cocoa shells to slate shards or glass aggregate.
Furthermore, the removal of lead results in an increase in solution pH (removal of protons) and the release of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium from the cocoa shells (Meunier et al.
COCOA shells and any product made from cacao beans, including chocolate, are harmful to dogs and cats if they eat it.
If you've won the pools, you could even use bags of those over-priced cocoa shells and chipped bark.
I shall also mulch it with a moisture-retaining organic material such as cocoa shells or well-rotted farmyard manure.
Spread a mulch of compost, bark or cocoa shells around young shrubs and roses.