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Oct 20, 2014 ... With temperatures in the 70s and 80s, October can be a tricky month with regards to traditional seasonal outdoor decorations, namely carved pumpkins and jack-o- lanterns for Halloween. Carving too early in the month will lead to a moldy mess, however waiting too long makes your neighbors wonder about ...

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It isn't just wilting you need to worry about, but also mold / rotting. If you have vinegar, you can double the lifespan of your carved pumpkin. Just mix the vinegar with water and rinse the entire interior of your pumpkin with the mixture. I' d say 1 week for a regular pumpkin without a vinegar bath and 2 weeks with a vinegar bath.

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A pumpkin remains fresh and holds its color and shape well for only one or two days, and it stays in satisfactory condition for up to one week. Certain steps help prolong the life of a carved...

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Nov 1, 2017 ... From how long do carved pumpkins last before they rot to how to make carved pumpkins last longer, your jack-o-lantern carving answers are here! ... It's common sense: Produce purchased locally is fresher because it takes less time and distance to get to you. The closer the pumpkin is grown to you, the ...

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Depending on what the weather temps are where you live, a carved pumpkin can last outdoors for about 10-14 days. I used to take and sprinkle some fruit-jel on the whole inside of mine after carving and it sometimes lasted the whole month of October. You can also coat the inside with melted paraffin and it ...

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Everyone likes making jack-o'-lanterns for the holiday, but it's a different kind of scary when the pumpkin starts to soften and develops mold. Ensure the pumpkin is still in peak freshness during the big event by waiting until three to five days before Halloween to carve your pumpkins. If you can't wait, you may be able to ...

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Oct 19, 2010 ... I knew the tip about the Vaseline, especially if you're carving early and it has to last for days. .... I thought that I knew how to carve a pumpkin, but I didn't know any of those tips, except for cutting out the bottom and not the top. .... Your informative facts signifies a great deal to me and far more to my mates.

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Oct 31, 2017 ... It's jack-o'-lantern season, and you probably want to preserve your carved pumpkin and keep it fresh as long as you can, right? Pumpkins are organic, so there's no way to stop the rotting process indefinitely. But there are smart, thrifty ways to keep your carved pumpkin fresh and extend its life through ...

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The Experiment. The purpose of this experiment was to test the effectiveness of various methods of preserving a carved pumpkin (jack o' lantern). .... The Pumpkin Fresh pumpkin was pretty stable, if a little drier and softer than the bleach pumpkin, while the control pumpkin was lasting far beyond our expectations. Pumpkin ...