Small Illinois Town Home to Only Pumpkin ‘Growing’ Tree
It's worth the drive to Caledonia to see this pumpkin growing tree at The Pumpkin Patch.
I'm going to be one hundred percent honest with you. I thought these pumpkins were actually growing on this tree.
I am 34 (and a half) years old and I truly thought this was a real thing.
Yesterday I thought Missouri was Illinois, today I think pumpkin tress are a thing, who knows what's causing this... maybe I need to see a doctor.
This was my first trip to The Pumpkin Patch in Caledonia but I don't think it will be my last trip.
Aside from the pumpkin growing tree... there were a ton of activities for little kids and so many different varieties of pumpkins, you can absolutely find whatever shape or size you're looking for.
The Pumpkin Patch, or the Lindberg Pumpkin Patch, is open through Halloween daily from 9 am until 6 pm on Route 173.
It's free to enter the patch on weekdays, but you do have to pay for a few of the activities, the corn maze is $4 per kid and $6 per adult.
The pumpkins themselves are .49 cents per pound.
On weekends, admission is $10, this fee is new this year and the reason they're charging is to limit the number of people at the patch at once to comply with COVID regulations.
Back to the pumpkins... they're not actually growing on the tree, despite what I thought. They are tied to the tree to give off the vibe that they're growing. I may have taken five photos because my co-worker who is over 10 years younger than me explained the joke. Whoops.