How to Preserve Decorative Pumpkins without Bleach
Want your pretty pumpkins and gourds to last all season long? With this simple trick they can stay good for 1-3 months! We'll show you a quick and easy way to preserve decorative pumpkins...and it doesn't require toxic bleach so it's wildlife friendly!
Keyword fall, Halloween, pumpkin, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 20minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom
1cupdistilled white vinegar
Fill kitchen or utility sink with water.
Add 1/2 to 1 cup of distilled white vinegar. The ratio should be approximately 10 to 1 (or you should be able to smell the vinegar).
Place pumpkins in the water and wash away any dirt.
Allow your pumpkins to soak for 10 minutes on each side.
Rinse and dry pumpkins completely to display.
Coat any scrapes or cuts with petroleum jelly.
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