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Oct 29

[ARCHIVED] Second Life of a Pumpkin

The original item was published from October 29, 2018 9:11 AM to October 29, 2018 9:13 AM

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Nothing says fall like front walks and porches lined with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes grinning back at us. But once November hits, most residents first inclination is to toss their rotting gourds in the trash, but when we do that the pumpkin adds extra weight and takes up wasted space in our bags and landfills.

The trick is to compost your pumpkin, so it becomes a treat for your garden.

Don’t have a compost at home? Have no fear, Ontario County has got you covered.

Just bring your old pumpkins to one of three convenient locations on Saturday, November 3rd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Town of Victor Transfer Station
60 Rawson Road, Victor

Town of Geneva Transfer Station
32 White Springs Road, Geneva

Ontario County Parking Lot
Corner of Ontario and Pleasant Street, Canandaigua

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