We have fought mightily as anybody against the impending “pumpkin spice everything”. Summer is just too hard to let go of, but fall is a magical time for adults and kids, so let us embrace our falling leaf spirit and prepare!
Get your pumpkins here in the Tri-Valley:
Joann’s Pumpkin Patch located at 4351 Mines Road: Pumpkin patch, animals and gold rush-era displays
Alden Nursery Pumpkin Patch, pies, hay maze, candy card, apple fishing. The nursery is located at 981 Alden Lane in Livermore.
Moore’s Pumpkin Patch Located at 6430 Dublin Ct. Rides, pumpkin patch
G & M Farms located at 487 East Airway Boulevard: Corn maze and pumpkin patch
Windmill Farms Produce located at 2255 San Ramon Valley Boulevard: Pumpkin Patch
Forest Home Farms Historic Park located at 19953 San Ramon Valley Boulevard: Pumpkin patch
If you are not in the mood for a full afternoon excursion of searching for the perfect pumpkin, there are grocery store options selling pumpkins in your town.
- Trader Joe’s
- Home Depot
- Armstrong Nursery
Want to carve like a pro? We have all seen the super animated jack-o-lanterns then attempted to figure it out on our own, usually to end up with a pumpkin that looks more like it got into a horrible accident.
Pumpkin Masters online offers great tips and tricks and even has a youtube channel.
We just can’t fight it any longer. Fall is upon us and if we prepare now we can dazzle our neighbors.