Old Jack-O-Lantern in a compost bin

The Story Behind Jack-O-Lanterns

According to Irish folklore, Jack was a devious fellow who outsmarted the devil time and time again.
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Take Care When Carving A Pumpkin Into A Jack-O-Lantern

Tomorrow marks one week until Halloween. Welcoming many trick-or-treaters will be a carved pumpkin we call a jack-o-lantern and while they can be scary, jack-o-lanterns shouldn't be dangerous. But they are, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, who say last year that 3,200 people...
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Picking Out The Perfect Pumpkin

By now you've thought of how to design this year's jack-o-lantern and a trip to the pumpkin patch is all that's left. Believe it or not, not all pumpkins are the same. There are several varieties all of which have their pros and cons depending on what you want from your gourd. Carving pumpkins are...
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