Jessie Jane: Creating a Flower Pumpkin
- Awl, ice pick or drill
- Cut flowers 100-150 blooms – chrysanthemums if possible, or any flower that stands up straight
- Step 1: Use an awl or ice pick to poke holes, approximately ½" apart, around the entire pumpkin.
- Step 2: Cut blooms with 2" to 3" stems off the plants. Strip leaves from the stems. (Larger pumpkins will need around 125+ blooms to completely cover them; smaller pumpkins need about 100 blooms.)
- Step 3: Stick blooms in the holes. The moisture from the pumpkin flesh will keep your "mumkin" looking good for 3 to 4 days.
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