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Iowa’s Mega Corn Maze is…

…planted!  The corn field that we use for Iowa’s Mega Corn Maze at The Pumpkin Ranch has been planted!  We will have a 10 acre maze again this year, but the sponsor and design will be new.  Any guesses as to what this year’s design will be? 

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Just around the corner

It’s hard for our family to believe that our seed for the 2012 pumpkin season has arrived and we will be planting in the next 30 days.  WOW!  The 2011 season, our second, was wonderful and we’re so thankful for all of the new faces we saw.  When the season ended I was able to […]

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Birthday Parties

This past weekend The Pumpkin Ranch hosted a group of 22, 9 year old girls for a birthday party.  I could not get over how much energy they had.  I think the zip lines made a dent in their energy level.  We have hosted many birthday parties at The Ranch this year but 2 things […]

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One of the fun products we were able to add this year is honey from our hives.  I LOVE honey!  If you are looking for raw, local, yummy honey, check ours out the next time you’re at The Pumpkin Ranch.

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Painted Ladies

I was inspired by some magazine spreads last fall for this project.  I think these painted ladies are wonderful!  They would be adorable on the front step of your home, as gifts for friends and teachers, party favors, or as a table centerpiece.  They are for sale in our store at The Pumpkin Ranch. 

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Remember Your Lunch Lady?

I do.  In elementary school we had 2 and they were awesome!  This is a lunch lady of a different kind and I think it’s pretty cool too!  This is one of my 12 new gourds we have in our patch at The Pumpkin Ranch.  They are 12-18″ tall and are called Lunch Ladies.  Gorgeous!

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Another favorite

Several years ago, a wife of someone I work with gave our entire staff candles for Christmas.  I loved my candle!  I burned it every day and was so bummed when it was gone.  Not many people remember a candle for years, so you know it had to make QUITE an impression! Last year at The […]

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Are YOU Ready?

Our kids were more than ready for the zip line to go up at The Pumpkin Ranch this fall!  The straw starting coming in on Saturday that we use to construct a castle around the zip line.  Dave worked like crazy and thanks to his best buddy, they were able to get the poles raised, […]

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Spoons Never Looked So Good!

I am very excited to have a few local artists out at The Pumpkin Ranch this year selling their treasures.   Here’s another one that I love!  This artists creates Spoons Full of Sugar.  She pounds out spoons and stamps the names of your loves (sugar) in them.  I have a necklace with my kid’s names and […]

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