PHOTOS: Pumped up for pumpkins!


These pumpkins were painted by Westwood Elementary and McCormick Middle School students. Yes, that bulging bag of popcorn is a pumpkin too.


Five-year-old Henry Hook takes an inventory count at Hook’s Greenhouse.


Kids who participated in pumpkin painting proudly stand by their work.


Westwood Elementary third-graders Camryn Walker, Julianne Moore, and Gracie Denes decorate Halloween cookies at Westwood.


Sable Musgrove helps little Katie Hook stay warm.


A cat and mummy pumpkin peek out through the crowd.


A bumblebee pumpkin is abuzz with Halloween excitement.


This spider pumpkin looks like it could walk right off of the table.


Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Wellington Enterprise

Pumpkin-related fun could be found all over Wellington on Oct. 26. Westwood Elementary and McCormick Middle School students competed in a pumpkin painting contest at their after-school latchkey program, while members of the Hook family of Hook’s Greenhouse on state Rt. 18 prepared their pumpkins for the holiday demand.

These pumpkins were painted by Westwood Elementary and McCormick Middle School students. Yes, that bulging bag of popcorn is a pumpkin too.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5280.jpgThese pumpkins were painted by Westwood Elementary and McCormick Middle School students. Yes, that bulging bag of popcorn is a pumpkin too.

Five-year-old Henry Hook takes an inventory count at Hook’s Greenhouse.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5286.jpgFive-year-old Henry Hook takes an inventory count at Hook’s Greenhouse.

Kids who participated in pumpkin painting proudly stand by their work.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5285.jpgKids who participated in pumpkin painting proudly stand by their work.

Westwood Elementary third-graders Camryn Walker, Julianne Moore, and Gracie Denes decorate Halloween cookies at Westwood.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5277.jpgWestwood Elementary third-graders Camryn Walker, Julianne Moore, and Gracie Denes decorate Halloween cookies at Westwood.

Sable Musgrove helps little Katie Hook stay warm.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5287.jpgSable Musgrove helps little Katie Hook stay warm.

A cat and mummy pumpkin peek out through the crowd.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5279.jpgA cat and mummy pumpkin peek out through the crowd.

A bumblebee pumpkin is abuzz with Halloween excitement.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5282.jpgA bumblebee pumpkin is abuzz with Halloween excitement.

This spider pumpkin looks like it could walk right off of the table.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/10/web1_IMG_5283.jpgThis spider pumpkin looks like it could walk right off of the table.