I have a pumpkin that appears to be mature and it is the first of August! I have never had this happen before (they are usually ready some time in Sept. ) Should I just leave it, or should I pick and cure it?
Early Pumpkin Harvest
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
As long as it's ripe, you can go ahead and harvest the pumpkin. If it isn't let it be, though they can sometimes ripen off the vine. These articles will help you: