How to Make That Pumpkin You Spent So Long Carving Last Longer

So, you’ve carved an intricate design into a pumpkin, created a jack o’ lantern fit for a king. But October weather is finicky and this vegetable (fruit?) is subject to plain ol’ rot just like any other, so it’ll be a miracle if that masterpiece makes it to Halloween looking anything but sad. There are special precautions you can take, however, to help your pumpkin along in staying perky for the occasion -- here are some of them.

Brigitte Carreiro
by Brigitte Carreiro
Oct 22, 2019