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How To Grow A 2,000-Pound Pumpkin

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weird News

EmbedContent(562a0ba1e4b0aac0b8fc721c,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) How do you grow a 2,000-pound pumpkin? According to record-breaking gourd grower Ron Wall...

How Big Could a World Record Pumpkin Get?

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Science
Inverse

Thanks to the efforts of Illinois farmer Gene McMullen, the North American record for the heaviest pumpkin now sits at 2,145 pounds. McMullen's Cucurbita Maxima Brobdingnag is the second greatest pumpkin the world has ever known.

Farmer Paddles Down River In Giant, Hollowed-Out Pumpkin

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.15.2015 | Weird News

At first glance, you might think he's out of his gourd. But one Massachusetts farmer says he had good reason for paddling an award-winning 817-pound p...

This Will 'Squash' Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Watch baby Lily experience her first Halloween season in a big way when Oregon Zoo gave the Asian elephant herd some pumpkins to play with, including ...

Time-Lapse Shows Pumpkin Grow To Break State Record At 1,487 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.24.2011 | Green

It's nearly time to make Halloween Jack O'Lanterns, and it seems Connecticut has a new record-setting pumpkin ... a pumpkin 40 pounds heavier than the...