A composting bin

Can I put diseased plants in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put diseased plants into your composting bin!

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6 months - 2 years

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No, diseased plants should not be put in a home composting bin.

Diseased plants can spread disease to other plants in the compost, and can also contaminate the compost with harmful pathogens.

It is best to dispose of diseased plants in the trash.

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