mildew on mange tout

Jack Duff asked 13 years ago

My mangetout plants,although still cropping well,have contracted mildew.When finished cropping,can I put them on the compost heap?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 5 years ago
Yes, in general, it relatively safe to place tops of vegetables with disease on a compost heap but not those with root diseases. The former break down mostly, while the latter may not.