Smashing pumpkins brings nutrients to Naperville community garden

Posted on Nov 13 2017 - 6:57am by UOG

ct-ctlfl-ct-nvs-smash-2-20171104The pumpkins smashed Saturday morning had nothing to do with vandalism or kids letting off a little steam. If anything, those who participated were doing a good deed.

“This is the first time we’ve done this, although there have been other pumpkin recycling efforts in the area,” said Sue Omanson, the Naperville Park District’s community development manager. “We were talking with the Wheaton-based SCARCE group that does local recycling and composting, and our Green Team from the park district wanted to join in the effort.”

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