Johner Riehl tries to get sons Quinner, 6, sitting on pumpkins, Whitaker, 4, in wagon, and Zyler, 2, ready for a family photo at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday. The pumpkin patch at 842 Highway 78, east of Magnolia Avenue, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Halloween, Oct. 31. Pony rides are offered on weekends.
Two-year-old Brendan Tanner of Ramona rides on top of the pumpkins his family picked out as his dad, Brent, pulls the wagon at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday.
Johner Riehl gets some help carrying a pumpkin out of the patch from sons Whitaker, 4, and Zyler, 2, at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday.
Sentinel photos/Karen Brainard