Hyde Hall visitor boost after professional gardener grows record-breaking giant pumpkin

A giant pumpkin grown by an RHS professional gardener has been named the biggest UK pumpkin grown outdoors, after it was weighed at 605kg.

by Sarah Cosgrove
Paul Hansord horticultural director, Thompson & Morgan (left) with Matthew Oliver and the pumpkin. Image: RHS/Suzanne Plunkett
Paul Hansord horticultural director, Thompson & Morgan (left) with Matthew Oliver and the pumpkin. Image: RHS/Suzanne Plunkett

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