Tons of Fun at Papa’s!

One of the things we hear most often from first-time guests to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch goes something like this: you are a LOT more than just a pumpkin patch! Truth is, that warms our hearts. It also reminds us that we better let you what there really is to do on a visit to Papa’s…

A Peek at the Pumpkins

Papa thought you might enjoy a sneak peek at how the pumpkin crop looks for Papa’s Pumpkin Patch this fall. At this point, we might have an awesome harvest of pumpkins, squash and gourds! The variety in the photo is called a New Moon. These are the giant white pumpkins Papa has had the past few…

That Moment When Nature Gets Confused

You’ve heard the saying, “He must have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed.” Papa learned it happens in sunflower fields, too. This fella is facing west while the rest of the field is greeting the morning sun. Sure enough. We humans aren’t the only ones to get confused some days. Enjoy!

Nothing Says Happy Like A Sunflower

It’s hard to believe. 2016 is the first year Papa has raised sunflowers, and the family is truly excited now that their happy faces are starting to show up in the field. In case you didn’t know, sunflowers got their name because they literally follow the sun across the sky. In the morning, the flowers…

A Sneak Peak at Papa’s Corn Maze

There’s six weeks of growing left to do, and it looks like Papa’s Corn Maze will be a dandy this fall. Two of our resident dogs played hide-n-seek this morning while the dew was still thick and cooled them off during their antics. Take a look and enjoy these hot days of summer! Papa  

Every Pumpkin Is Perfect Tells Papa’s Story

If you long to visit Papa’s Pumpkin Patch year-round, here’s something to consider. Every Pumpkin Is Perfect is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that tells the story of one young girl’s quest to find the perfect pumpkin while on her visit to  Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. Ann Krzmarzick, a good friend of Papa’s family,  wrote Every…