The largest pumpkins in North America will be at The New York Botanical Garden on Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This year’s North American record breaker, weighing 2,261 pounds, was grown by Dick Wallace from Rhode Island. Other pumpkins include a 2,252.30-pound pumpkin from Lymington, England and a 2,106-pound pumpkin from Markesan, Wis.
Garden Visitors can learn more about the growing process during Q&A sessions with the growers daily (except Mondays) at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. The pumpkins will be displayed through Sunday, Oct. 30.
For more, visit nybg.org.
– Georgette Gouveia