‘Monster’ 45-stone pumpkin battles for giant veg prize

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At present marks the beginning of the Harrogate Autumn Flower Present- and in true British trend it kicked off with its well-known big vegetable competitors.

The annual custom sees gardeners from throughout the nation vie for the highest value in classes together with longest cucumber and heaviest cabbage.

This 12 months heavyweight contenders included a 45-stone pumpkin and a cabbage so giant it needed to be carted in on a wheelbarrow.

Different greens needed to be manhandled onto the scales by groups of as much as 4 folks they weighed a lot.

Posting on Twitter, organisers of the occasion mentioned some veg was so heavy it ‘busted the scales’, requiring an engineer to intervene.

The engineer arrived on the scene earlier than a ‘monster’ pumpkin weighing a whopping 291.7kg may very well be measured.

Right here’s a take a look at among the largest and finest this 12 months..

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