Quick Tip: Smashing Pumpkins

WHAT’S CREEPIER than an expertly carved jack-o’-lantern? A pumpkin’s wilting, bugeaten remains left on a doorstep months after Halloween night. Yuck! Put those biodegradable decorations to good use by offering to collect your neighbors’ leftover pumpkins to feed your hungry compost pile. You’ll have yourself some excellent compost come springtime, and you’ll be saving those orange-colored remains from getting buried in a landfill. Or worse yet, rotting on a porch for all eternity. Now there’s a scary thought.

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