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Finding the Great Pumpkin in Franklin Southampton

Posted on September 25, 2021
Posted in Attractions

Pumpkin coverAre you on the hunt for that perfect carving pumpkin? Or the best-looking pumpkins to display on your front porch? Look no further than BOOtiful Franklin Southampton! Locally grown and pick your own patches are sure to give you a reason to come spend the day with family and friends to find the Great Pumpkin! 

Gurganus Pumpkin

Gurganus Peanuts Outlet
19123 Rawlings Rd, Capron, VA 23829

Looking for the 'oh my gourd' pumpkin to display on your front porch? Head to Gurganus Peanut Outlet for pumpkins that range from needing a forklift to move to precious baby boos that fit in the palm of your hand. While you are shopping, don't forget to take home some of their famous family grown peanuts (if they have chocolate-100% buy them). 

 Grayson and Emma's Pumpkin

Grayson and Emma's Garden Center
28412 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland, VA 23837

When you are rolling down Highway 58, pull into Grayson and Emma's Garden Center to find the perfect varieties of pumpkins that are sure to make the neighbors jealous. Ask them for the famous peanut pumpkin for a spooky good addtion to your decorations. Experience their lunch counter and shop for fresh pimento cheese, homemade chicken and dumplings, and so much more. 

Goose Hill Pumpkin

Goose Hill Farm
22090 Bethel Rd, Franklin, VA 23851

Don't miss this pick your own pumpkin patch! Bring the kids to experience a speical, on the pumpkin farm day. Explore the many different varieties they grow and find whatever one matches your personality the best (we personally say, the warty-er the better-don't ask us what that means about our personality).  Extra autumnal treat: see who has the best sense of direction when you try to make your way through the corn maze. 

Southern Charm Pumpkin

Southern Charm Garden Center
111 Commerce Park Rd, Franklin, VA 23851

Pumpkins and ice cream-life is gourd at Southern Charm Garden Center! Not only do they have the perfect carving pumpkins, but they sell hay bales and mums to boot.  Make all your fall dreams come true by shopping for new flags, home decor and more. Before you tackle your autumn decorating, treat yourself to their delicious Homestead Creamery ice cream for energy!  

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