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Can decomposed pine straw (needles) be used in the vegetable garden?

Zone 27511 or zone 7 | elaine28273 added on June 20, 2019 | Answered

I have access to lots of decomposed pine needles.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 21, 2019

According to this article, they are good for the compost pile, so I would say already decomposed pine straw is fine for the vegetable garden.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/composting-pine-needles.htm

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