You know what’s scarier than goblins and ghouls? MOULD and MICE living in a gourd on your porch.
While we already went over our favourite tips for carving a pumpkin, getting your orange friend to last well into All Saint’s Day often proves to be a bigger challenge.
In the video above, we show how to keep your jack-o’-lantern moist (by applying petroleum jelly), how to repel mould and pests (by spraying with a bleach solution), and how to revive a shriveled pumpkin (by soaking in water).
BONUS: If you don’t even have time to carve a pumpkin, just slather an uncarved specimen in WD-40. It will create a protective barrier to repel water, stay fresher longer, and be extra shiny. Did I say shiny? I meant SPOOKY!