After enjoying a cup of coffee, if you sprinkle spent coffee grounds around the base of your garden plants, it will stop snails and slugs from eating them! A mixture of coffee grounds and sugar fed to a pot plant and watered regularly, will revive houseplants that have turned yellow in winter.
At the end of the 16th century records show there were at least 500 cafes in Istanbul alone. Immigrants from Asia opened the first European cafes around1650. Some of the worlds most powerful businesses today, including Lloyds of London and the New York Stock Exchange, started life as coffee houses.
Back in December 2001 Brazil produced a scented postage stamp to promote its coffee – it was said that the smell of coffee lasted between 3 and 5 years.
History shows that may famous people drank coffee; Vincent Van Gogh was a big partaker of the café society and famously said “I have tried to show the café as a place where one can go mad.” Pope Clement VIII loved coffee and authorised its use and contributed towards it rise in popularity.
There are many interest facts about the coffee tree itself, which has a lifespan of about 50 to 70 years. It can flower eight times in just one year and when in bloom the coffee tree is covered with 30,000 white flowers which begin to develop into fruit after 24 to 36 hours.
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