Pumpkins + High Heels…..

…Why not! Here are some fabulous luncheon tables designed by Mike Hillis of Hillis and Company that paired Poverty Hills pumpkins with high heeled shoes. Isn’t it great how the soft greys in the shoes coordinate with the heirloom blues and corals of our patch? I love how the rustic straw softens the whole look, … Continue reading

Farm Fresh

Last week we got to go on a rescue mission to a farm in North-Central Nebraska. This was the coolest farm! This place had been in the same family since 1904 and was so incredibly rich with history and great stories! It was definitely the first farm place I had ever been on that had … Continue reading

More Pumpkins Coming to the Whistle Stop!

Yakety Sax! Just got word that the Whistle Stop is almost sold out of pumpkins within just two hours of opening their Fall Market! We are getting busy bringing more! Check back for our latest load of goodies! Fall Market hours at ‘the Stop’ are Friday 10-5, and Saturday 10-4.  

It’s begining to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s hard to believe fall is saying it’s last goodbye as winter is slowly moving in… I love this time of year for lots of different reasons…. crisp air, twinkling lights in the night, and giving to others! I absolutely love to surprise friends and family with a homemade gift! I’m getting my “to-make” list … Continue reading

Pumpkins on the Porch–October 10, 2010

you are invited… “Pumpkins on the Porch” Sunday, October 10th 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Come to our final pumpkin show of 2010! We will have the porch and yard of our 1918 farmhouse filled with pumpkins and gourds of all sizes, corn shocks, and other fall goodies to get you ready for the season … Continue reading

To Market We Go!

o Market we go! We had a such great time on our kick off weekend to Pumpkin Season! We are always honored when customers tell us that they came to the flea market just to see us because they had to get their pumpkins from Poverty Hills! If you didn’t see us last weekend (or … Continue reading

Pumpkin Season Begins!

t’s hard to believe summer is officially over and fall has begun! We have been eagerly waiting autumn and are excited to start sharing our 2010 crop with you! We have been picking and curing heirloom pumpkins for a couple of weeks now and are excited about the great selection we have this early in … Continue reading

The State of the Patch

ummer keeps slipping away. Days blur into weeks, and weeks into months. It seems like it was not that long ago when we were planting the seeds of anticipation and dreams for this year’s pumpkin crop. With Memorial Day and the Fourth of July a distant memory, August will be around the corner and all … Continue reading

For the love of ‘Ball blue’

I am smitten with aqua… Any shade of aqua. Anything from turquoise to jade or from Tiffany Blue to my newest favorite, ‘Ball blue’ makes my heart go pitter patter. And it turns out that I’m not the only one. From their humble beginnings Ball blue fruit jars are still being sought after today not … Continue reading

Excitement abounds….

Excitement abounds at Poverty Hills! We are off and running for the summer of 2010! There are so many things we can’t wait to show you… …A new Facebook page loaded with pictures of the farm and our vintage finds! …Blog posts dedicated to simple home decor ideas! …Updates on this year’s heirloom pumpkin crop! … Continue reading