"Halloween Gardening Tips from Michaela:
When a peony massacre involves multiple heads, or several individuals, one should clean the axe or hatchet with alcohol to prevent the spread of disease from one head to another head.
If massacring only one head, then the alcohol,(preferably rum), is only necessary for personal consumption.
PS: Carving pumpkins with an axe is a much more interesting and challenging process. I recommend saving the alcohol for the END of the procedure in this case."
See why she's my hero?