All A-gourd! Our Picks for Festive Texas Pumpkin Patches
Plopping a child in a sea of bluebonnets is one of the highlights of being a parent in Texas, but no field gets the child more excited than one dotted with heavy, orange gourds. The kids may be onto something. While the state flower is a sign of warmer weather, the state squash, as the pumpkin was designated in 2013, marks the beginning of the three-month holiday season. It also brings in millions of dollars of revenue each year. Texas ranks among the top five states in pumpkin production. Between 2016 and 2018, farmers in the Lone Star State harvested around 400 million pounds of pumpkins. Most are planted in West Texas, which is where we begin our list of pumpkin patches to visit in…View Original Post
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