Our house is on full Halloween mode right now, I wanted to get some pumpkins to do some Halloween crafts with, but I didn’t want to just get them from the supermarket. I do like to support the local farms if I can, and after our visit to Pickwell Farm in the summer for strawberries, I knew just where to go for our pumpkins.
What makes it even more fun is that the children can pick their own pumpkins, after strawberry picking went down so well, I knew they were going to love pumpkin picking!
Pickwell Farm is so big, with different fields full of different types of fruit and vegetables, depending on the season you can pick lots of things. We headed off to the back of the farm and found the pumpkins!
Tyler thought it was a good game to hide a funny shaped pumpkin, then the twins had to try to find it within all the pumpkins….as you can imagine that game didn’t last very long and the girls got bored looking!
I took the opportunity to get a couple of photos, Tyler wasn’t on great form that day, so I left him to it! Although I did manage to get our Me and Mine for the month here.
My 3 pumpkins!!
I did expect that the prices were going to be more buying them from the farm, but we had 3 pumpkins, small, medium, and large for £6. Which is a great price and we will be going back again to get our carving pumpkins.
I don’t have a vegetable patch in our garden, so it’s nice the kids get to learn how their vegetables and fruit grow as well.
Although I think I need some lessons too, as behind Tyler you can see the sweetcorn. Afterwards we went and had a look at the sweetcorn, I’ve never seen corn on the cob being grown, so I had no idea how we were meant to pick them, and if they are ready to be picked! I said to the kids, were come back another time for that one!