Our mission is to introduce and provide a means of sharing information and friendship within the art, sport, and challenge of growing giant pumpkins, and vegetables across the Rocky Mountain region. "For what we grow today, we shall grow BIGGER tomorrow."
Colorado Giant Pumpkin State Record
The Colorado state record was broken at Jared's weigh-off in 2013. An amazing 1,478 pounds grown by Joe Scherber.
A photo of the Gary Grande's and Joe Scherber's record breaking pumpkins together.
Colorado Giant Pumpkin Weigh-offs
Jared's Nursery Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off & Festival
September 24th (2016)
10500 W. Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80127
Nick's Great Pumpkin Weigh Off
October 1st (2016)
2001 South Chambers Rd, Aurora, CO 80014
Three World Record Pumpkins in One Year
Swiss grower Beni Meier has grown the world's heaviest pumpkin. Beni weighed his behemoth pumpkin weighing in at 2,323 pounds. What was unprecendented is that he had pumpkins tip the scales at 2096 and 2,102, both world records, in the weeks prior to weighing his biggest pumpkin. A massive congratulations to Beni and the results he has achieved this growing season.
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!
Helping Growers World Wide