London, Oct 7 (ANI): A woman from Ohio is set to enter record books after she grew a 1,725-pound pumpkin.hristy Harp, of Jackson Township, a maths teacher, aced the Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers' annual weigh-off held last week in Canfield, reports the Telegraph.
She was awarded 2,500 dollars.
Mrs Harp and her husband, Nick, have been growing the giant gourds on their family farm for quite sometime now and also compete against each other.
The Telegraph quoted her as saying: "Last year he beat me by 200 pounds. This year I beat him by 400 pounds.... Very good year! My pumpkin, my side of the patch! We separate the patch and never step foot on the other side!"
The previous record holding pumpkin was a mere 1,689-pound specimen grown in 2007 by Joe Jutras of North Scituate, RI. (ANI)