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Bat Poop Droppings on Veggie Garden All Summer

Zone 3' x 30' | lbaratto added on January 28, 2013 | Answered

I have a bat house above my veggie garden. Fresh poop drops daily. I know it's ok for soil but what about it dropping on the vegetables daily. Can I just wash them, or is this not good?

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Answered on January 29, 2013

I wouldn't think that a vegetable covered in bat poop would be very appetizing, even when washed. At the very least, try to "sterilize" the produce before using. Can you move the bat house or the garden? Bat guano is great for the garden, but I wouldn't want it coating edibles. This article could help:

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