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when does your family hit up the pumpkin patch?

last year i think we did it the first weekend in october, and the pumpkin i carved was rotted before halloween, so this year we are probably waiting til the last weekend before halloween. i live in florida though so the weather conditions aren't exactly promising for carved pumpkins. i am looking forward to going though, my kids love picking out pumpkins!

 
tnm786

Asked by tnm786 at 1:37 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Holidays

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  • We waited until the week of Halloween last year. There were hardly any pumpkins to choose from though. We are thinking of going next weekend or the weekend after that this year. So we'll have a better chance of finding the right pumpkin for carving.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 1:39 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • id say like 2-3 days before halloween
    skin172

    Answer by skin172 at 1:40 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • We already went to the pumpkin patch, but we don't carve our pumpkins until a couple of days before Halloween. We have never had a problem with them going bad before Halloween.
    Trinitysmom1205

    Answer by Trinitysmom1205 at 3:46 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • We are going to go to the pumpkin patch in a week or so.
    Becca1189

    Answer by Becca1189 at 8:25 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • We'll go about a week and a half before Halloween - the last few years we've done them earlier and then we got a warm spell, the pumpkins were a mess before trick or treat.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 9:03 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

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