What to do with your leftover pumpkins

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What to do with your pumpkin leftovers...

Now Halloween is over, lots of you might be wondering what to do with your leftover pumpkins.

Here are some suggestions of what you can do with them but make sure you have an adult with you to help you.

Eat it

If your pumpkin is in pretty good condition and hasn't been sprayed or painted, why not try eating it?

With the help of an adult, cut the pumpkin into strips and put it in the oven for around 30-40 minutes.

Make it into a birdfeeder

Cut your pumpkin in half to make it into a birdfeeder. Once it's cut, poke 4 holes into the pumpkin and use garden twine or string to hang the pumpkin.

If you don't have anywhere to hang it, just place it on a bench, table or patio and fill with bird seed.

Use it as a plant pot

A pumpkin should usually last for a few more weeks after Halloween, depending on what condition it is in.

Use it is a plant pot and place a small potted plant into it.

Recycle it

If you want to get rid of your pumpkin, you can recycle it in a couple of ways that are good for your garden and the environment.

With the help of an adult, cut the pumpkin into smaller pieces and put it on a garden compost pile.

Or if you don't have compost, check if your local council has a special garden and food waste bin, and put it in there.