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Recycle your pumpkin!

Before you throw out your pumpkin, take a moment to think about how beneficial your pumpkin could be for your local wildlife. Whether it’s just the seeds, or the whole pumpkin, our native wildlife would enjoy tucking into an autumnal treat.  Why not create a pumpkin bird & squirrel feeder for your garden? Simply cut a circle from the top of your pumpkin to create a lid, then scoop out the insides and leave it to one side. If you’ve already carved your pumpkin you can probably skip the first step!  Add some fresh bird seed into the pumpkin Place your pumpkin off the ground on a table or chair (out of reach of hungry hedgehogs), or create a hanging bird feeder by pushing some strong sticks through your pumpkin and attaching some string to connect them. Sit back and watch your garden visitors enjoy a feast. Save the seeds Birds love seed...