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    • Cowvin’s Corny Maze

      Cowvin’s Corny Maze

      August 6th - October 30th Cowvin, the baby of the Cow Family, has created a fun maze at Young’s Jersey Dairy – come see if you can conquer it!
    • Pick Your Own Pumpkins

      Pick Your Own Pumpkins

      Every Day Starting September 17th This year we planted more pumpkins and more varieties than ever before. We have 30 acres of pumpkin fun to enjoy with one of the best looking crops we’ve seen.
    • 40th Annual Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival

      40th Annual Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival

      October 1st & 2nd Don’t miss our biggest event of the year. All kind of pumpkin treats & family fun await you at our Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival
    • Clark County Retired Teachers Car Show

      Clark County Retired Teachers Car Show

      October 8th Sponsored by Clark Co Retired Teachers – The money raised goes to update the school, busing students whose school can’t afford & furnish clothing from period for student’s living history day.
    • Haunted Wagon Rides

      Haunted Wagon Rides

      Fridays & Saturdays in October Things are going to get a little scary around Young’s this fall!
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Landscaping Young’s

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This time of year we are getting busy landscaping the grounds of our farm. Our goal is to enhance our Guest’s visit to Young’s with interesting plants, flowers, bushes, trees and features. Each year we add a new feature or two to enjoy as you wander around Young’s.

Our Director of Outside First Impressions is Lee Whittaker. He and his assistant, Gary Boggs, spend a lot of time and effort creating and then maintaining our grounds. Lee and Gary are helped during parts of the year by many other Staff at Young’s to help keep things looking great. There is the weekly mowing, watering and fertilizing of plants and a bunch of other details to tend to constantly.

Landscaping is intense around the two miniature golf courses. Both courses get a lot of use and having nice flowers and other plants around while playing a round or two just makes it more fun! The first course was opened in 1992 – and by working hard, it looks great! The driving range also takes a lot of time – mowing the main part of the range weekly, and the grass tee area a couple times a week.

When walking around the farm, you may also notice several features – hanging plants on the porches of both restaurants, large pots with various plants in them, more hanging plants between the Barn and the Dairy Store, rock outlined gardens, hanging plants on our picnic shelters, a few painted fiberglass cows (by Bill Whittaker), a repurposed antique manure spreader with potted plants and more. It’s a big job to keep up.

Of course, landscaping also includes picnic tables, benches to sit and rest for a bit, our bench wagon with the multi-paint color 10-gallon milk cans and more. Click here to see some pictures from past years of our landscaping around Young’s. We look forward to creating some new interesting features in 2016.

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