How to Pick a Pumpkin: 5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch by Katie Lewis

Activities
a month ago
How to Pick a Pumpkin: 5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch

It's pumpkin picking time! There may be nothing more fun to do with kids this time of year. How to make sure you get a good one? Here are tips to do it right: 

  • Look for pumpkins without mush. Feel your pumpkins before buying them. A pumpkin can look great on the outside, but mush will cause a pumpkin to rot faster.
  • Make sure your pumpkin is orange. Traditional and healthy pumpkins should be orange all over. Green on your pumpkin can mean that something is wrong with it, and it may be difficult to carve.
  • Get a good handle. A pumpkin needs to have a hard stem, and it should have a strong handle for carrying.
  • Make it a family affair. Let kids help choose their pumpkin.
  • Capture the process. Have fun and take lots of pictures!

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Beauty Hacks: 4 Ways Your Skin Can Benefit From Leftover Pumpkins

The Health Benefits of Pumpkins Seeds: How to Harvest, Roast & Eat This Healthy Snack

Creative Salsa Recipes: How to Make Sugar Pumpkin Salsa (Think Beyond Pumpkin Pie)

How to Make Easy Rice Krispies Pumpkin Treats (a Fall Favorite)!

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Great tips for one of my favorite things to do this time of year!! Katie Lewis
Cassiday
Love the pumpkin patch! 🎃

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

The Perfect Pumpkin: 4 Tips to Use When You're at the Pumpkin Patch!

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: How to Turn Fall Leaves Into Thanksgiving Placemats

Can Your Kids Do 100 Random Acts of Kindness? They Can & Here's How!

How to Take Better Pictures of Your Kids: 3 Tips From an Amateur Photographer!

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!