A composting bin

Can I put melons in my compost bin?


You can put melons into your composting bin!

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Green material📂
1-2 weeks

Get the right balance of brown and green composting materials in your bin with our expert guide.

Yes, you can compost melons – be they honey dew, galia or watermelons.

The flesh will compost down very quickly but the thicker rind will take a bit longer – cut it into pieces if you want it to rot down quicker or disappear into the bulk of the compost.

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