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All About Pumpkins

This post is all about pumpkins! The Liv Northgate Apartments Blog is excited for the start of fall!

We are heading over to the pumpkin patch to find our perfect pumpkin. We will be featuring tips on picking your perfect pumpkin, decorating ideas, and where to find your pumpkin in this post. We hope that you get the chance to head over to the pumpkin patch sometime this month.


There are plenty of places to pick pumpkins in and around Gilbert. Right here in Gilbert, AZ is Mother Nature’s Farm. Mother Nature’s Farm has its own Halloween pumpkin patch, where visitors can find pumpkins of every size. Vertuccio Farms’ Corn Maze & Fall Festival features a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, a hay maze, and much more. Schnepf Farms doesn’t just have a pumpkin patch — it holds its own Pumpkin & Chili Party. Celebrate the fall by visiting one of these pumpkin patches this month!


Once you’ve picked your pumpkin patch, it’s time to pick your pumpkin! When you’re picking your pumpkin, it’s important to keep your purpose in mind. If you want to carve a pumpkin, it’s important to make sure that your pumpkin is the right shape and size for what you want to carve. If you want to cook or bake a pumpkin, it’s important that you pick the right type of pumpkin. All About Pumpkins has a great guide to all the different kinds of pumpkins you can pick, and the Pumpkin Nook has several different tips on picking the “Perfect Pumpkin.”


Once you’ve got your pumpkin, it’s time to decorate! There are many different to decorate pumpkins, from painting to carving to adding flowers to your pumpkin. Better Homes and Gardens has a great guide to decorating pumpkins, as does Country Living and Livingly. Feel free to use one of their ideas or to come up with your own unique, creative way to decorate your pumpkin!

We hope that you’ve enjoyed learning a little more about pumpkins this month. Where are your favorite places to pick pumpkins in Gilbert, AZ? Are there any other fall events we should know about? Leave us a comment and let us know! Thanks for reading!