“You could see it grow,” said Ron Wallace of Greene, Rhode Island, grower of a 2009 pound pumpkin.
The pumpkin grew at the rate of 40 pounds a day.
Watching a pumpkin like this growing is a great kind of safe excitement for dull men.
Just as breaking the sound barrier was to aerospace and running the four-minute mile was to sports, the Holy Grail for giant pumpkin people is this one-ton pumpkin. For decades, pumpkin growers have been pursuing this.
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