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Pumpkin Patch at Birtch Farms near Woodstock, Ont. by  Paul Gorbould on flickr

Pumpkin Patch By PineLevel / Tamise Hughes Flickr

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Pumpkin field at Coldham, UK. By Tony Bennett

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Lahaska, Pennsylvania. Newtown Daily Photo.

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Picture perfect. Cabbages and pumpkins UK photo by Oliver White Creative Commons

Pumpkin Harvest, South Africa by NJR ZA.

Traugers Farm Bucks County, PA photo by Frenchtowner.

Vorarlberg, Germany by Friedrich Bohringer.

Small Pumpkins in Germany by Thmsfrst.

Pumpkins and Cassavas by Ivan Atmanagara from Jakarta, Indonesia.

Dutch pumpkins, photo by Wildfeuer.

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Pumpkins with red hat, from San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina. By Eurico Zimbres.

Pumpkins In a Box Portland Farmer's Market by Cacophony.

By Loadmaster (David R. Tribble)

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Photo: Scott Heckel /AP. Christy Harp shows off her 1725 pound pumpkin in Jackson Township, Ohio.

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Gary Walts/The Post-Standard. Child admires pumpkin at the Central NY Great Pumpkin Festival.

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Giant Pumpkin Festival California by Julian Colton.

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Beijing Botanical Garden photo by Daderot.

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The largest pumpkin ever cultivated weighed in at 1818 pounds. It was pampered by pumpkin enthusiasts Jim and Kelsey Bryson of Ormstown, Quebec in 2011, breaking the 2010 record of 1810 pounds. For more giant pumpkin news see:

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