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Beautiful Pumpkin Patches in Autumn

Updated on January 11, 2014

The Beautiful Colorful Pumpkin Patch!

When I was a kid, I remember going to Circleville, Ohio to see the Pumpkin Festival. Part of the festival was weighing of the pumpkins and determining the heaviest pumpkin in Ohio. If I remember, the pumpkin was taken to the Ohio State Fair and displayed along with the Butter Cow, but that is another story!

I just love the colors of Orange and Black and the contrast and what better way than to show the natural beauty of the pumpkin!

Hopefully, you will have fun on this website as I intend it to be nostalgic as well as colorful and fun! Please visit often and don't forget to tell me what you think below.

Thanks for the visit! I'll tell Linus you said "Hello." Where is he, by the way? Look for the human Linus!

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Pumpkins I Have Known

Pumpkins, those little seeds that grow into large orange things. The fascination with the pumpkin has grown within the United States in the past several centuries. They were native to the Americas and were used by the Native Americans as a food source and also to make utensils out of. Christopher Columbus even reportedly took them back to Europe but not intended as a food source, they were used to feed pigs.

Historically, the first Jack O' Lanterns were made out of turnips and potatoes and used in Celtic celebrations. It was found that pumpkins would be easier to carve and the modern Jack O' Lantern was born!

We had a pumpkin patch and I loved watching the pumpkins grow. The pumpkins were always the last thing we picked and I loved freshly made pumpkin pie. I am sure that you have had some pumpkin experiences that you would love to share! Please enjoy this nostalgic walk in the Pumpkin Patch!

Pumpkin Patch in British Columbia

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pumpkin patch

Pumpkins Pumpkins Pumpkins... - ...Whose got the pumpkins?

Pumpkin Patch on a Misty Autumn Morning in New England

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Pumpkin Patch in Redmond, Washington

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pumpkin patch

"Hey, aren't you going to wait and greet the Great Pumpkin? Huh? It won't be long now. If the Great Pumpkin comes, I'll still put in a good word for you!"

Linus

More Pumpkin Stuff... - ;..not just seeds and rhind

"Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin."

Simone Schwarz-Bart

Pumpkin Patch in Pasadena, California

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pumpkin patch

If You Get Pumpkin on Your Shirt...Well... - ...Wear it!

Pumpkin Patch Near Longmont, Colorado - Circa 1915

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Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island

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pumpkin patch

Woman Sitting in San Jose, California Pumpkin Patch - Circa 1920

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pumpkin patch

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”

Jim Davis

Pumpkin Patch in Autumn

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pumpkin patch

It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown - Video at a special low price!

Pumpkin Patch in Ontario, California

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pumpkin patch

Pumpkin Patch Near Lakeville, New York

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pumpkin patch

“We fancy men are individuals; so are pumpkins; but every pumpkin in the field goes through every point of pumpkin history”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Linus Waiting for the Great Pumpkin!

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Thanks for visiting! - Did You Enjoy Strolling Through the Pumpkin Patch?

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      Teri Villars 4 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      @Cari Kay 11: Thank you!

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      Kay 4 years ago

      What a fun page! blessed.

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      Teri Villars 4 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      @Craftypicks: Yes, pumpkins are great....or is that just the Great Pumpkin? ha! Thank you for the comments!

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      Lori Green 4 years ago from Las Vegas

      I never knew so much about pumpkins before now.

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      AgingIntoDisabi 5 years ago

      I love the smell of pumpkins.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Wonderful lens - I miss pumpkin patches up north. Was always a great autumn activity to go visit and find the best pumpkins for pie. Blessed by a SquidAngel!