- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 24, 2002


The Great Pumpkin awaits. Here's a guide to nearby farms with pick-you-own-pumpkin patches. Check with individual farms regarding availability of pumpkins, festival times and admission fees.

Maryland

• Butler's Orchard: 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. 301/972-3299

• Cherry Hill Farm and Orchard: 12309 Gallahan Road, Clinton. 301/292-4642 or see www.cherryhillfarm.com

• Homestead Farm: 15600 Sugarloaf Road, Poolesville. 301/977-3761

• Horizon Organic Dairy Farm: 100 Dairy Lane, Gambrills. 410/923-7600

• Larriland Farm: 2415 Rt. 94/Woodbine Road, Woodbine. 301/854-6110 or see www.pickyourown.com

• Phillips Farm: 13710 Schaeffer Road, Germantown. 301/540-2364 or see www. phillipsfarmproduce.com

• Rock Hill Orchard: 28600 Ridge Road, Damascus. 301/831-7427

• Sharps at Waterford Farm: 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookville. 301/854-6275 or see www.sharp farm.com


Virginia

• Belvedere Plantation: 1601 Belvedere Drive, Fredericksburg. 540/373-4478 or see www.belvedereplantation.com/pumpkin/html

• Circle of Seeds: The Plains. 540/364-2522 or see www.circleofseeds.com

• Cox Farm: 15621 Braddock Road, Centreville. 703/830-4121 or see www.coxfarms.com/fallfest/

• Crooked Run Orchard: 37883 E. Main St., Purcellville. 540/338-6642

• Great Country Farms: 18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont. 540/554-2073 or see www.greatcountry farms.com

• High Hill Farms: 933 Barley Lane, Winchester. 540/667-7377 or see www.thepumpkin-patch.com

• Krop's Crops: 11110 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703/430-8955

• Leesburg Gardens: 19270 James Monroe Highway, Leesburg. 703/779-2332 or see www.leesburggardens.com

• Marker-Miller Orchards: 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester. 540/662-1391 or see www.markermillerorchards.com

• Stribling Orchard: Route 688, Markham. 540/364-3040 or see www.virginiaorchard .com

• Tarara: 13648 Tara Lane, Leesburg. 703/478-8161 or see www.tarara.com


Joanne Lukens

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