Its close to Halloween and when you don’t have a Fairy Godmother to pick out the most ideal pumpkin for your needs, picking out the right pumpkin can seem dauntingly haunting. Whether you choose to go to a pumpkin patch or to your local grocery store, with the right tricks you can figure out what orange gourd will suit your porch steps. Trying a few of these handy dandy tips will get you the best pumpkin for your Halloween fun.
~The Pumpkin should feel heavy and solid. Even if the pumpkin is smaller make sure it feels heavier than it should.
~Underneath the pumpkin should not feel mushy or have any give when you put pressure on it.
~The coloring of your pumpkin should be equal throughout.
~Look for mold, wrinkles, and cuts on your pumpkin. Avoid these defects.
~If the stem is green and firmly attached, its fresh!
Now that you’re ready for a family adventure in selecting your next jack-o-lantern, brew up some spiced cider and have the best Halloween yet!