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Colorado State Record Broken

The Colorado state record was broken at Jared's weigh-off.  The record was broken twice in one day.  First by Gary Grande(aka The Wiz) and then  by Dr. Joe Scherber.

Colorado State Record

A photo of the record breaking pumpkins together.

Colorad State Record Breakers

Colorado Giant Pumpkin Weigh-offs

The Perfect Pumpkin

Jared's Nursery Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off & Festival
September 27th (2014)
10500 W. Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80127

Nick's Great Pumpkin Weigh Off
October 4th (2014)
2001 South Chambers Rd, Aurora, CO 80014

Flower Bin
October 11th (2014)
1805 Nelson Rd., Longmont, Colorado 80501

Old Colorado City
October 18th (2014)
Colorado Avenue and 25th Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904

Ron Wallace Grows The First 1 Ton Pumpkin


Ron Wallace of Greene Rhode Island smashed the World Record and was the first  to grow an Atlantic Giant Pumpkin over the one TON barrier.  The pumpkin officially weighed in at the Tops Field Fair Weigh Off on September 28, 2012  and weighed a whopping 2009 pounds.  Ron’s fruit was grown from a 1725 Harp seed, a previous world record.   Ron is no stranger to surpassing bench mark, he was also the first to grow over 1500 pounds with his 1502 Wallace in 2006. 

  Ron not only grew the top weight this year, but also grew the second heaviest at 1872 pounds, a pumpkin his Dad  ’Pap’ Wallace named, “The Pleasure Dome”.  Ron has always been on top of his game and always willing to help other growers grow better every year.  Ron’s techniques will be a hot topic this year at the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth’s “BIG SHOW”  and convention at Las Vegas Nevada, February 22nd thru the 24th. What a year Ron had with a top three of 5494.5 pounds .

“Ron Wallace is back!” A new record,  2009 pounds, WOW!

Ron Wallace 1 Ton


ColoradoPumpkins.com -- Drop Z'em Hard!

What a way to end the season! Dan Daru and KDVR joined the RMGVG at Jared's Nursery and Garden center where we wrapped up the growing season by dropping three pumpkins: 500, 600 and 1000 pounds from over 100 ft up!