Composting
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using garden plants as compost

Zone 8 | wayne added on July 20, 2011 | Answered

Can you use garden waste as compost material, such as squash plants, tomatoes, corn stalks, cucumber, butternut squash, pine needles from trees, etc. ?

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Cathy
Answered on July 21, 2011

Of course you can, just don't use disease plants or cuttings in your compost. Since those are mostly "green" you do want to balance them out with some "brown" as well. This article should be of help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/what-can-you-compost.htm

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