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.
How to make Easy Iced Branches!! Save tons of money plus these look better than store bought!! - Great for holiday bouquets.. Mantel decor or to put in-between branches on your tree as they pick up twinkle light and sparkle!!. Can also do this to pinecones and other Christmas objects!!