Tip for Keeping Carved Pumpkin Fresh

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I don’t know about you but I had how fast a pumpkin goes bad after you carve it.  I found this tip on facebook earlier. Author Unknown, if you know the original author please contact me so that I may give credit.

I hope this helps to keep your pumpkins looking fresh and new all season long.

After you scoop out and carve your pumpkin, dip it in a large container of bleach and water (use a 1 tsp:1 gal mix). The bleach will kill bacteria and help your pumpkin stay fresh longer. Once completely dry, (drain upside down), add 2 tablespoon of vinegar and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to a quart of water. Brush this solution onto your pumpkin to keep it looking fresh for weeks.

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  1. Did this work for you? We always wait till the day before Halloween to carve our pumpkins for fear of them rotting before the big day. I will have to try this next year!

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