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Giant Pumpkin First Aid?

Posted by bart1 6/7 No. VA (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 30, 06 at 19:24

While I was moving my Dill's Giant Pumpkin into the back of the van, I accidentally wounded it. I put a small cut into the front side. It's about 3 inches long and 1/8" wide. It doesn't go too deep, but it certainly breaks the skin.

Is there anything I can seal it with to try to preserve it and prevent rot? This thing's got to last 31 more days!

Thanks!
Bart


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RE: Giant Pumpkin First Aid?

I've gotten scratches before, and brought the pumpkin into the warm porch (70 degrees +) and they've healed on their own ok. The more mature the pumpkin the better your luck. Hope it heals for you!!


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