How to preserve pumpkins & gourds to make them last longer. First, give 'em a bath! In a solution of bleach water, 1 part bleach to 10 parts water. Let 'em hang out in there for a little while. If you put the stems down, they won't bob up. Then dry them off and buff them with some Vaseline.
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