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Pumpkin recycling stations map 2017




For several years I’ve had a Pumpkin Recycling Station after Halloween so people who don’t want their pumpkins to cause more harm can drop them off and I will compost them. (I take gourds and potted mums as well.) This year, a … Continue reading






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Compost volunteers in the garden




Composting rarely kills off all tomato and squash seeds. This is one reason that municipal yard waste programs don’t want you to place your pumpkins in yard waste. If you don’t want the “volunteer” tomato and squash plants that pop … Continue reading






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Putting fall “garbage” to use




Autumn’s garbage provides a wealth of opportunities for next year’s garden. Not just leaves, but pumpkins and potted plants, too. (But leave the straw bale.)






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