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…

Getting Ready for a Sea of Orange

It’s the crazy, lazy, hazy days of summer, and still, Papa and the family can’t help but notice the calendar points to opening day for Papa’s Pumpkin Patch in just 43 sleeps. That’s right! Papa’s will open for our 2017 season at noon on Sunday, Sept. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 21. We will be open…

Memories Bring Joy on a Dreary Day

It’s been pretty dry in our area, so Papa is as happy as the next farmer about the on-again, off-again rain we’re having today. Still, he’s missing the summer sunshine and decided to go looking through his media files from Papa’s Pumpkin Patch — a sure day brightener. On one of the most beautiful evenings…

Papa’s Got an Apple Orchard!

You’ve asked for years if Papa’s Pumpkin Patch has fresh apples available, and each time our answer has had to be, “Sorry, we don’t.” This fall, Papa can proudly answer, “YES!” since we planted the first four apple trees in a section of the patch that will grow to be Papa’s Apple Orchard. We planted…

The Neighbors Stopped By Yesterday

The word “neighbor” takes on a new meaning when you live in the country. This time of year, several neighbors at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch stop by. Some days they stroll in the driveway; other times they scurry down from one of the big cottonwoods and pause for a nibble of fresh grass right outside the big windows in…