Sad and Moldy Pumpkins

So, it turns out that when you pick an already ripe pumpkin from your garden, carve it up and find seeds already sprouting, don’t expect Mr. Jack O’Lantern to last very long. Our little guy was literally growing mold out the mouth in 3 days. A quick google search found a great article about what makes the best preservative at a site called My Science Project. Summary of Results White glue – Preserved pumpkin for 6 days. Profuse mold and rot. Acrylic spray – Preserved pumpkin for 9 days. Profuse mold and rot. Vaseline – Preserved pumpkin for 9...

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