Once Halloween is over, don’t throw away your pumpkin – give it a second chance.
TREAT THE BIRDS TO A SNACK – Attract feathered friends to your backyard by breaking the pumpkin into small pieces and setting it out in a bird feeder or shallow dish.
POWER UP NEXT SPRING’S PLANTS – Scatter chunks of pumpkin over your garden and cover with fall leaves – nutrients from the gourd will fertilize the soil, setting the stage for beautiful spring blooms.
HELP OUT A FARMER – OR YOUR LOCAL ZOO – Lots of animals love pumpkins. Contact local farms and zoos to see if they accept donations, and you’ll delight horses, lions, bears, gorillas and more