THE PUMPKIN RANCHWe carry everything from pumpkins for carving to unique varieties, including squash and gourds. There is something for everyone in the family at The Pumpkin Ranch.
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It’s been hammer down here at The Ranch this past month. The list seems to never end, yet when opening day arrives it seems to be done enough. We have an incredible support staff! If you’ve never been to The … Continue reading
Can I redeem myself after my last post/confession? I may not be a pumpkin carver, but this ABSOLUTELY INSPIRES ME! So beautiful! I am going to replicate this for a display this year. I think…If I have enough time…and can … Continue reading
Believe it or not, I’m not a fan of carving pumpkins. Seriously…should I even admit that here? It’s messy and hard and my poor kids usually have to do it with a babysitter or family member who takes pity on … Continue reading
“One more day of heat, I can do this. One more day of heat, I can do this. One more day of heat, I can do this.” This is what I keep telling myself. I know I’m not the only … Continue reading
This story was on my local, morning news feed. So interesting! We have bee hives here at The Pumpkin Ranch. The bees work hard for us, pollinating our plants AND giving wonderful honey to sell to you! This is an … Continue reading
Does anyone remember the great (maybe not so great) song by Asia, “The Heat of the Moment?” Ahhhh, the good old days! I can’t seem to get that song our of my head these past 2 weeks. Do you know … Continue reading
I can’t help myself….can you tell that I love food? Especially when I can find great recipes that use local produce. Here’s one you can make with any number of squash that we grow here at The Pumpkin Ranch.
As Cooper says, “It’s smokin’ outside!” It has been so hot here! We had a pretty mild summer, but let me tell you, last week the heat set in and it’s here to stay for a while. Last night we … Continue reading
My family LOVES the Iowa State Fair. Here is one of the great “little” finds at the fair this year. Some year, we just may try to grow a monster. Until then, we’ll admire the hard work of others! Clearly, … Continue reading