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John Howden, my grandfather, was a farmer out in Massachusettes
and he grew pumpkins for 30 years. He patented 2 pumpkins seeds.
One the Howden and the other Howden Biggie. They were very
popular out East and I have even heard of the amish in the area
are using those seeds.
The Howden Biggie is the most popular one now. My grandfather
sent us some seeds about 9 years ago and we planted just a few.
Rebecca was in preschool at the time and we invited her class out for
a hayride. Not realizing what we were doing, we just grew from there.
The next year a few more preschool classes came out and we grew
more pumpkins. At first we did the honor system but then the patch
grew to the point that Priebe's Pumpkin Patch was born .
Now families have started a tradition each year, hopping in their
cars and driving out for visits. Priebe Pumpkin Patch.....one of
Montgomery Counties Family Traditions.
~LaDawn and Kevin Priebe
[John Howden is LaDawns grandfather]