How to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin | Homegrown

— Written By Mary Lorscheider

In this episode of Homegrown, Penny Perkins-Veazie, a researcher in postharvest physiology with NC State – she studies what happens to fruits and vegetables after they’ve been harvested – shares her tips and tricks on which types of pumpkins work best for your jack-o-lanterns and how to safe-keep them to make the most out of your decorations.

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Download the Growing Pumpkins and Winter Squash guide from NC State Extension to learn more about what’s involved and how to get started growing your own pumpkins. Good luck!

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