Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Laity Pumpkin Patch

Sometimes everything comes together to make a new and happy memory. Friday the rain stopped for a couple of hours just after school let out. DGS wanted more pumpkins. The Laity Pumpkin Patch is a great pumpkin venue. What could be better.



The Pumpkin Patch has a treed multiple paths area with great large kid size vignettes that match not only the season but also favorite characters.




The little fairy gardens remind me of my blogging friend Brenda who creates them in her garden.




The pumpkin fields invite carful scrutiny of so many sizes, shapes and weights of pumpkins. This part of the afternoon took about 20 minutes and lugging the 'big one' back to the car took two of us, one on each handle of the cloth grocery bag (best carrying solution for us from the field).




When it came to the really 'big ones' it took DGS and a helper to load and move these beauties to the car and then drop them off at Mom's for weekend carving.




Panning for gold, petting the calves, pony, donkey, sheep, goats, rabbits, checking out the turkeys, hens, pigeons, chicks, budgies and more rabbits was also part of the fun. 



Pumpkins came home and were carved for Wednesday's Trick or Treat Visitors. Check these Halloween Pumpkin faces.






Cast of Characters: 
me to remove top and innards
DS and DGS to carve the faces

12 comments:

  1. Is that a real pumpkin you're leaning against in the photo??

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  2. Great post makes me wish I was there

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  3. Looks like a fun family day! Cool pumpkins :)

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  4. Nice series of photos :) the frist one with spider looks creepy for me - Visiting from Blue Monday! - Travel Quest

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  5. There is just something so cheery about a pumpkin patch! Love the photos.

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  6. Pumpkin patches are relatively new over here in UK but we went to one on sunday and it was brilliant!! I am hoping it really catches on. Love your decorations Joy!

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  7. Looks like fun... until he threw up! ;)
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  8. oh JOY ... what fun you must have had. I have never been to a pumpkin patch to pick pumpkins. Just 'pick' mine at the grocery store or Walmart. No big adventure, but would love it. Your carved faces are fun.
    Happy days.
    Audrey Z. http://audreyzumwalt.blogspot.com/
    Timeless Treasures

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  9. Glad the rain stopped at just the right time. Looks like a fun pumpkin patch. Love the carved pumpkins - my son would appreciate the one vomiting :)

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  10. Love the old fashioned carved faces...reminds me of when my kids were little. :)
    Over from DebbieDoos

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  11. Great trip to the pumpkin patch...love that last photo!

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  12. Photos look awesome, what fun! I love those jack-o-lanterns. The faces are great! Thanks for sharing with us at the 2016 Halloween Blog Hop.

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Thanks for visiting. I read and appreciate all your comments. Joy

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