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Can I Compost Broad (fava) bean pods?

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broad-bean-podsYes, you can compost broad (fava) bean pods.

Though the pods may seem pretty tough compared to more edible bean pods (like runner beans), they will still compost down quickly.

If you’re adding them in great quantities, try to include some “browns” (such as dried leaves, newspaper or straw) at the same time to keep the heap balanced.

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