Landing the great fall pumpkin and chrysanthemum mother lode

Peach princess pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local farm | funkyjunkinteriors.net
I’m pretty sure I’ve said more than once I don’t really go all out for fall decorating.

I don’t know why. I ADORE the season in BC, along with the crisp, cool air, comfort foods, good excuses to pick up a fav latte, (pumpkin spice, half the flavour, topped with whip cream please) and layered, cozy clothing to hide all those lattes.

My recent bike rides have also showcased how pretty it is out here.

Maybe it’s because my little town isn’t really close by where all the cool pumpkin and mum places are…

Or so I thought.

On a recent trip into town, I took a couple of side roads I don’t normally. And that’s when I spotted the GOLD. One farm sold pumpkins of every kind, and another sold fall chrysanthemums stuffed on top of a hay wagon… for cheap!

So you KNOW I took that same route on the way home, just to make those stops. By golly, I was gonna fall decorate this year! Thank you nature.

All pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local farm during fall | funkyjunkinteriors.net
The first stop was the pumpkin farm.

Every time I see pumpkins at the grocery store, I keep walking. I guess I tell myself I should go find a farm, because I drive past so many every day.

So when you come across a farm that has absolutely everything, you know you’re in for a treat!

Traditional orange pumpkin field, found at a local farm during fall | funkyjunkinteriors.net
Of course, there’s your traditional orange.

But I didn’t bring even one of these home. Blame it on their gorgeous competition…

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Who wouldn’t prefer a gorgeous, dusty teal? Especially with odd, puffed out shapes.

Teal pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
And how cute are those little darker guys? And then the tone in between above them.

It was like a colour card selection!

Striped ivory and forest green pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
And these cute ivory and forest green striped variety. I’ll take them ALL… including that sign.

Oblong peach pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
So let’s gradually ease into the warmer shades… with these super cool oblong shapes in shades of peach and orange.

Peach princess pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
Or these gorgeous puffy princess peach pumpkins! Ppppppperfection.

Dusty orange pumpkins - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
Oh… and here comes the dusty orange tones. Love the subdued shade.

Orange and green gourds - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
My mom’s garden use to be full of gourds, all shapes and sizes. No two are ever alike.

Fun memory!

Fancy yellow and orange pumpkins with a reclaimed wood rustic $2 sign - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
And this little curious pile is just all fancy pants. 

Fancy orange pumpkins with a reclaimed wood rustic $3 sign - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
Two for one, nearly.

Traditional orange pumpkins with a metal pumpkin sign - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
For the true traditionalists, you were not left out. Take your pick!

I’ll take the metal one too…

Traditional orange pumpkins with a measuring box to price them - plus pumpkins of all kinds, found at a local pumpkin farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
I liked the measuring box. What a cool way to price!

I obviously should visit pumpkin farms more often. Are these common?

So I really did stuff the back of my truck with around $20 worth, which ended up being a fair bit in my book.

Well, compared to never getting generally ANY.

But I had to leave room for one more stop…

Fall chrysanthemums for sale on a hay wagon on a farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net
SCREECH.

Hello, you beautiful hay wagon you! These mums were massive, and only $5 each.
 

Fall chrysanthemums for sale on a hay wagon on a farm for fall decorating | funkyjunkinteriors.net 
And absolutely perfect of course! It was loads of fun colour coordinating them with my front door and house brick and such. Just wait till you see the red, salmon and white!

Fall decorating with stacked crates with teal pumpkins and salmon mums | funkyjunkinteriors.net
So, I’ve already shown you a glimpse of where some pumpkins and mums were placed in THIS fall block and stacked crate post. So gorgeous! They make every picture just look better.

But… you know I’m good for more, right?

Because this post got so camera trigger happy ended up being so huge, I’ll show you next round how I decked out the front of the house, along with an au natural tour of the shed in the middle of… one big shed. It’s messy, but it sure is pretty!

As for fall decorating this year? Chalk it up to nature… the BEST kind of fall gear of all.

Are you lucky enough to find pumpkins and mums at nearby farms? Which ones were you drawn to?

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  1. What a great selection of pumpkins, Donna! I especially love the ones in that dusty teal color. Even though I’m not such a big fan of orange (except when it comes in form of cats or rust) :), I like those multi-colored pumpkins too. They are very eye-catching.

  2. I love the treasures to be found, when we “take a different side road.” We should all remember to do that more often!
    This year we tried our hand at planting some of those different types of pumpkins. Every year I want to decorate with more than my wallet will allow, Lol! So we grew our own! We ended up with lots of whites, blue-ish, and peachy beauties! I will definitely be doing it next year as well! Maybe add some corn stalks as well??
    Thank you for sharing your beautiful finds with us!

  3. Oh my goodness….what fun! Absolutely LOVE the signs and pumpkin measurer thingy. I’ve never seen one. So cool. All of the pumpkins, I would have wanted to load all of them up and taken them home! And $5 mums. WOW! Can’t wait to see what you have done with them. Thank you for always sharing.