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Get your seeds early for this coming season avoiding delays and

GROW AUSTRALIA'S HEAVIEST PUMPKIN or MARROW or any Giant Vegie 

or even set a new Australian or World Record !!!!!

Have a go at the Tallest Sunflower !!    

We now have 2 New Australian Records:-

Dale Oliver of Luckrow NSW has grown the Heaviest Pumpkin ever in Australia.

On the 31st of January 2015 Dale weighted his pumpkin and it tipped the scales at 743kg.

Great job Dale.

 

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On the 16th January  2015  Phillip McCauley of Cora Lynn in Victoria created a new Australian Record for a Giant Marrow weighing in at 38kg. That is now four times he has broken the Giant Marrow record.

Phillip says he going to try harder to beat the Northern Hemosphere.

The challenge is on!

 

Tasmania has 2 new records to brag about with the Newitt family taking out the prestigious titles at the Bream Creek Show on the 21st March 2015.

Bella and Jessica Newitt won with their the Heaviest Pumpkin 362kg grown by children under the age of 16 years. This is a new Junior record for Tasmania.

 

Also on the 15th March 2017 Shane Newitt beat his old record and weighed his Pumpkin in at 424.5kg a new record for Tasmania.

 

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Latest News& Results

 

WOW !! Gourd Look At That > 

Records are being smashed at lot lately, and Ben Surma has a New Australian Record, not for a pumpkin, but with a Long Gourd.

Yes Ben has just broken Australia's record with his 3.080 meter long Gourd. 

 

 

Phillip McCauley has done it again.!

Phillip McCauley of Cora Lynn in Victoria had his Atlantic Giant Pumpkin weighed at his farm on the 28th February 2012 by Atlantic Seeds and it tipped the scales at a new Victorian Record of 385.1kg.

Above is Philip with his 385.1kg Victorian Record breaking pumpkin

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2016  Current World Record for Pumpkins

A Belgian man, Mathias Willemijns set a new world record on October 9 2016 when he weighed his pumpkin of 1193kg ( 2,624.6 lb ) at the Giant Pumpkin European Championship in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

The previous world-record pumpkin set in was 1055.91kg ( 2,323 lb ) by Swiss grower Beni Meier at the same event 2014

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The Pumpkin Lady Tells  

book by Wendy Stayner  ( The Pumpkin Lady )

The Pumpkin Lady

Welcome to Victoria, Australia - what we personally consider the Australian Giant Pumpkin Capital. Itís a place where more pumpkins can be found, particularly at the Pumpkin Lady's home. Wendy has real pumpkins, plastic pumpkins, toy pumpkins, pumpkin books, pumpkin dolls, pumpkin ornaments, pumpkin dishes, pumpkin candles, pumpkin jig saws - in fact she loves pumpkins and is forever adding to her pumpkin collection.

 

 

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