Wednesday Reads: Girth Pumpkin QueenPosted: October 12, 2022
Good morning, look…it’s the big ass pumpkin Charlie Brown! Well, it’s rhinoceros size at least:
Even with the perfect start, it’s not easy to grow giants. They need the right amount of space, a refuge from pests and nurturing soil that helps fuel the sugars inside. When the recipe is right, the pumpkins can gain roughly 50 pounds a day. Things can go awry at any stage and even a tiny rupture in their delicate and squishy skin can mean disqualification from the contest.
50 pounds a day…fucking hell.
Cartoons via Cagle:
Sad news about Angela Lansbury:
These next images are by artist Pedro Correa:
Ending it with this little celebration…be sure to watch for the dude at the end.
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