Giant vegetables rain down on Lismore

By Jamie Brown
Updated January 29 2018 - 2:18am, first published January 20 2018 - 5:00am
The Frohloff family, Minden west of Ipswich, Qld, with two giant pumpkins, 316kg and 283kg, grown by father and son team Geoff and Tony. Jordon, in the back, won heaviest junior pumpkin weighing 36.4kg. Geoff also topped the watermelon category with one weighing 80.5kg!

Heavy contenders competing for a trophy at the annual sub-tropical Giant Vegetable Growers Association weigh-off in Lismore on Saturday gathered more for the social celebration than any flexing of muscle.