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How to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

by Sandi Duncan

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Halloween is looming around the corner, which means it’s almost time to start carving those pumpkins. So what type of pumpkin makes the best jack o’lantern? Before heading to the pumpkin patch or farmers’ market, take a minute to read these helpful hints on picking the perfect pumpkin.

Now you’re ready to seek out that perfect pumpkin and start carving. Have fun, and enjoy a Happy Halloween!

2 Responses

  1. Thanks for the info. Did you know that rubbing petroleum jelly on the surface of the carved areas will preserve the pumpkins natural vitamins and minerals preserving it longer? It works.

    by chellemac333 on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:03 am Reply

  2. Sounds good… I didn’t know about the color difference. That’s to look for when carving.. Thanks!

    by Jerry on Oct 20, 2010 at 2:30 pm Reply

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