Welcome to THE DILL
Winner of Guess the Weight
Rick Hines, Enfield, NS
Weight of Pumpkin: 681 lbs.
At this time we do not offer our pumpkins for wholesale.
At this time, we do not have fields where folks can go and pick their own pumpkins.
We pick them and display around the farm for those wishing to purchase a pumpkin.
Weigh-off - September 29, The Dill Farm, Starts at 10:00 am
Regatta -October 14, Windsor Waterfront, 2:00 pm
The Dill Homestead, built in 1878
Home of the
late Howard Dill, developer of the "Dill's Atlantic Giant",
Largest Pumpkin Variety
What to See/What to Expect
Windsor Pumpkin Attractions
Long Pond - Cradle of Hockey
Summer Hours (June - August), Monday - Friday and most weekends (9-5)
Fall Hours (September and October) Open Daily 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (We will
be open on Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Halloween)
Winter/Spring Hours (November - May) Monday - Friday (office) 9:00 am -
We will be closed on major holidays (Christmas, New Year's, Good
No admission charges, donations welcome
Dogs are welcome, however, they must be on a leash and cleaned up after.
WHAT TO SEE / WHAT TO EXPECT
We grow Giant Pumpkins, lots of them along with many different varieties of Halloween pumpkins, summer and winter squash and gourds. Best time to see the giant pumpkins is in late August through October. Lots of photo opportunities ...bring your camera!
Atlantic Giant Pumpkins waiting to be turned into "Pumpkin Boats" for the annual Pumpkin Regatta
Our 500 lb. "Turkey Pumpkin"
Pumpkins (all shapes and sizes) We grow approx. 40 different types!
Squash (Summer & Winter) We grow roughly 30-40 different varieties!
Gourds, Apples, Corn Stalks
Pumpkin Seeds, T-shirts, Hats, Candles, Soap, Handmade Ceramics, Stained Glass, Homemade Knitted Goods, Preserves, plus many other items.
During the months of May and June, we offer giant pumpkin transplants. For those interested in a transplant(s), please contact Diana at 902-798-2728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Reservations a must! Please call 902-798-2728 or email email@example.com
Please note that we are quite busy on the weekends in September and October and parking can be tight. Please consider when booking. Thank you.
We have one bathroom on site.
WINDSOR PUMPKIN ATTRACTIONS
Windsor - West Hants Pumpkin Weigh-off
Weigh-off - September 30 , 2017 (The Dill Farm 10:00 am)
Windsor - West Hants Pumpkin Regatta
October 15 , 2017 (Windsor Waterfront 2:00 pm)
Parade of Pumpkin Paddlers, 12:00 pm (through downtown Windsor)
Race begins approx. 2:15 pm
LONG POND - Cradle of Hockey c.1800
Long Pond is located in our back field and is the earliest reference to hockey played in Canada, circa 1800.
We also have some great old time hockey memorabilia on display!
Host of CBC's "Hockey Day in Canada" 2002
The Stanley Cup made a special visit to Long Pond on March 30, 2010.
A big thank you to Phillip Pritchard "The Keeper of the Cup"!
Approx. a 10 minute walk from our yard or driving is permitted.
Trivia trail to and from Pond
Yes, if you love pumpkins and would like to have your wedding photos done here at the farm, please call 902-798-2728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Site fee $50.00
DECORATING FOR A WEDDING?
We grow white pumpkins as well as a miniature gourd called Baby Boo which is white. A neat table centerpiece idea is to take a small gourd such as a Baby Boo or Jack be Little, hollow out the center and place a tea lite inside.
We are located at 400 College Road, Windsor, Nova Scotia
From Halifax, Hwy 101, take exit 5 for Windsor, turn left at stop sign, stay straight, turn right at yield after railroad tracks, follow signs.
From the Valley, Hwy 101, take exit 6, 5A or 5 for Windsor
From the South Shore, Rt. 14 (Windsor Road), turn left at stop sign, College Rd. is next road on left.
From Truro, Hwy 102, then on to Hwy 101, take exit 5
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RR#1 400 College
Windsor, Nova Scotia
Canada BON 2T0
Tel: (902) 798-2728 Fax: (902) 798-0842
8am - 4pm Eastern
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