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Can I put summer squash in my compost bin?


You can put summer squash into your composting bin!

Key info
Green material📂
2-3 months

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

Yes, you can compost courgettes, whether you call them that or zucchinis, marrows or summer squash.

They will compost down quite quickly but the thicker rind of marrows 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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