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Giant Pumpkin Lands in Nursery, Children Hide in Straw House
A Giant Pumpkin, a Giant Spider, and a Straw House attract children of all ages to Landscape Source Nursery’s Annual Pumpkin Patch.
Among the fun and exciting attractions are “the biggest maze in all of Rockwall, the Three Little Pigs Hay House, a giant Spider, and a spooky ‘Tomb's Town’ setting for unique photo opportunities,”
More than just another colorful pumpkin patch, this year’s event will also feature an area for children to sit and enjoy coloring books, a story time area, a family picnic area, and a children's movie theater which will play none other than “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown". According to Ruddell, “we have a contest going where visitors are asked to guess the weight of the ‘Great Pumpkin’. The winner will receive a valuable gift certificate to Landscape Source Nursery.
The Pumpkin Patch is open to the general public, and admission is free. Schools, daycare centers, and private groups with 20 or more children require a $2.00 pumpkin purchase, per child. The Nursery is also providing a ‘Pumpkin Patch on Wheels’ program, which delivers pumpkins to select daycare centers and schools in the area with 20 or more children, in exchange for a $2.00 pumpkin purchase, per child,” explained Ruddell.
Visitors are welcome to enjoy the Pumpkin Patch now until October 31, 2009, Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm, and on Sunday's from 10:30 am until 7:00 pm.
Daycare centers, schools, families, or organizations with groups of 20 or more children should contact the Nursery in advance to arrange their visit. Parents, whose children are celebrating a birthday during the month of October, may also arrange to have their child’s birthday party at the Pumpkin Patch. For information, reservations, or directions, call Helen Courrege at 469-698-0037
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About Landscape Source Nursery: Since 2002 Landscape Source Nursery has been a one-stop favorite for both professional contractors and homeowners. Located on 15 acres within the rolling hills of Rockwall, Texas, the Nursery has 7 greenhouses organized by plant type, allowing easy selection and comparison. Our full-time employees include Texas Nurserymen certified by the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association. They are here to answer your toughest questions and provide advice on the very best plant products for your next project. The Nursery is open Monday thru Saturday from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm, and on Sunday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm.
For more information about Landscape Source Nursery, visit its web site at: http://landscapesourcenursery.com/