When Halloween has come and gone and you’re left wondering “What should I do with Jack?”, consider these tips to keep your Jack-o’-lantern out of the garbage:
Pumpkins are edible, tasty and good for you since they are high in fibre and antioxidants.
Although pumpkins are orange, they make great “green” material for your compost bin. Be sure to chop them up into palm-sized pieces and cover them with a thick layer of leaves or other browns for a successful compost.
If you don’t have a compost bin, you can still add Jack's nutrients to your soil. Just chop up Jack and bury him in your garden under at least a 12” of soil.
Pumpkins are acceptable in your green can. Remove any candles and ensure they don’t make your can weigh more than 20 kg or 45 lbs.
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·minimize common composting problems,
·improve your finished compost and
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