Halloween Facts and Awesome Pumpkin Carvings

 

With us being close to the end of the week, our brains are tired, were looking forward to the weekend and in need of some mental stimulation. Here are some facts and awesome halloween carvings since Halloween is just a few days away and all of us at Clare Florist are very excitied for all the fun and games.

Did you know - Halloween facts?

  • Orange and black are the colours of Halloween as orange is associated with the fall harvest and black with darkness and death.
  • Black cats were originally believed to protect a witch?s power from negative forces.
  • The worlds largest pumpkin is 1818.5 pound and was carved into a zombie sculpture.

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  • About 99% of all pumpkins sold in the USA are made into Jack O?Lanterns
  • In 2009 Halloween costume sales exceeded $6 BILLION. Adult sales accounted for 62% of those.
  • One Halloween superstition is that if you see a spider on Halloween it is meant to be a deceased loved one watching over you 

Awesome Pumpkin Carvings

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