Blake Powell said his grandfather “was a genius.” Powell said when he established the blueberry trees he installed a special irrigation system that has kept the blueberry farm in business regardless of the rainfall conditions. But rain is a good thing for blueberries and extends the growing season through July. Continue reading
Four years ago, they made their first climb. Everyone loved it so much, it has become an annual “event” for the town. Now people of all ages join the fun! Continue reading
Some like tiny pumpkins and others want “The Great Pumpkin” on their doorstep.
Several children interviewed this week said they liked pumpkins “so big I can barely carry it,” while one or two said they liked pumpkins they can hold and play with all month. Moms love the decorative gourds and white pumpkins at local pumpkin patches. One mom said she had some Fall Pintrest decorating ideas and she needed a few pumpkins to “make Fall happen” at her house.
One thing is sure, Fall is in the air, and what a great time to take the family to a pumpkin patch to find the perfect decorations and future Jack-O-lanterns.
Two great local places designed for Fall family fun are Bull Bottom Farms in Duck Hill and May’s Corn Maze in Stewart.