Weighing in at a over 2,000 pounds, some of the largest pumpkins in the world will return to the New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) beginning this weekend. It’s all thanks to the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth, whose mission involves cultivating “the hobby of growing giant pumpkins throughout the world,” according to their website.
Cared for by exceptional growers, you can check out three colossal pumpkins as soon as Saturday, October 21st at Leon Levy Visitor Center from 10 a.m.–6 p.m
Visitors will be privy to the sight of a 2,465.5-pound pumpkin grown by Steve Sperry of Rhode Island, a 2,344.5-pound pumpkin grown by Ron Wallace of Rhode Island, and a 2,245.5-pound pumpkin grown by Scott Andrusz of New York.
Plus, you won’t want to miss the Pumpkin Promenade—perfect for your fall photos! Expert carver Adam Bierton will also make his return for a pumpkin carving finale that’s sure to be a masterpiece.
You can find out more on their website here.
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