Something neat to do with your pumpkins

LCaroline12July 5, 2014

While the pumpkins are still green, carve some names or designs in them and when it scars over, you'll give the kids a delightful surprise during harvest! My nephews never could figure out how this happened! :)

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theforgottenone1013(MI zone 5b/6a)

This is awesome. If only I grew large pumpkins instead of miniatures...

Rodney

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 1:12PM
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socks

That's very good!

    Bookmark   July 11, 2014 at 12:23AM
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StephanieHS(8)

that is excellent! I'm definitely doing this for my kids.

I also read that if you put the undeveloped pumpkin inside a square object or box about the size the pumpkin will be when mature, you can grow a square pumpkin! My little ones love reading that Spookley book so I'm hoping to blow their minds that way too ;)

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 3:40PM
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Steve349

Looks like you really made a deep impression. What kind of object did you use to make it? Love it.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 9:09AM
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slimfatty(5)

Cool idea thank you,,,,,

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 6:08PM
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LCaroline12

I just used a pocket knife, and it wasn't all that neat as you can see :) Maybe some of you can think of a better way!

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 3:49PM
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StephanieHS(8)

How far along should pumpkin be when I do this? This one has only been growing a week or so.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 11:46AM
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LCaroline12

Any time no would work, as long as it's green!

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 1:23PM
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