Skeletons, ghosts and other spooky Halloween decorations are starting to come down around campus as Thanksgiving quickly approaches. But before throwing away your jack-o-lanterns, think about trying to get one more use out of them.
Great Gourds! The largest pumpkin in the world is on display at the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, New York. Weighing in an astonishing 2,032 pounds, it was grown by Tim and Susan Mathison of Napa, California.
Every fall, questions arise concerning the foliage on evergreens changing color dramatically. Callers are convinced that their plants must have some type of virus or fungus and want to know what can be done. "There is really nothing to be concerned about," explains Martha Smith, Horticulture Educator, University of Illinois Extension.
Know what you're actually eating in those favorite Halloween candies Reese's, M&M's, Snickers, Kit Kat, and Candy Corn? Check out our infographic to see what you're digging into, not that it should stop you from your favorite sweet treat.