They are best known as Halloween decorations and holiday pies,
but there is more variety to pumpkins than just the common orange Jack-o-lantern.
Gourd is occasionally used to describe crop plants in the family Cucurbitaceae, like pumpkins,cucumbers, squash, luffa, and melons. More specifically, gourd refers to the fruits of plants in the two Cucurbitaceae genera Lagenaria and Cucurbita, or also to their hollow, dried-out shell.
Eerie-looking white pumpkins — naturally white, not painted — are finding their way into more and more homes this Halloween season. The albinos are called Ghost pumpkins, Snowballs, Luminas or Caspers — presumably a reference to the friendly ghost.
After 34 years, the family business has been passed down to the next generation. We are excited to announce many changes! We will have new hours of operation, upgrades and new features and attractions to the pumpkin patch all while keeping the same small, family farm vibe. We are committed to keeping traditions alive and helping to create memories for years to come. We have many announcements coming up and will post a schedule of events as soon as everything is confirmed! Stay tuned! We hope to see you this fall!