If Phil Hunt has any secrets for growing giant pumpkins, he was not about to give any away after winning the pumpkin weigh-in on Saturday at Port Elgin’s Pumpkinfest.
He and wife, Jane, of Cameron (ON), won the weigh-in with their 1,771.5 lbs. giant. it’s not the first time the couple has won the title as they have taken home the prize twice before.
Hunts win in 2013 – 1,545 lbs. (Saugeen Times Archives)
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest, an official world weigh-in site, has become renown for those growing giant pumpkins, squash and other vegetables.