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Giant pumpkin festival winner tops 1,300 pounds

Oct 1st, 2018 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – The Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival 2018 was a hit a Christianson’s Nursery on Sept. 22 with nearly 3,000 visitors taking in the weigh-off and activities.  The winning giant weighed in at 1,322.5-pounds, grown by Gerry and Dani Gadberry (Team Gadberry), of Battleground, WA. The complete Winner’s Circle for 2018 includes: Second Place, Jim Sherwood, Mulino, WA, 1285.5 pounds; Third Place, Jack LaRue, Tenino, 1234 pounds; Fourth Place, Jeff Uhlmeyer, Tumwater, 1173.5 pounds; Fifth Place, Dick Kilburn, Anacortes, 945.5 pounds; Sixth Place, Mike Radach, Camano Island, 885 pounds; Seventh Place, Monte Wetzel, Puyallup, 875 pounds; Eighth Place, Geoff Gould, Mount Vernon, 748.5 pounds; Ninth Place, Joan De Vries, Mount Vernon, 687.50 pounds; and Tenth Place, Patrick Obukowicz, Ferndale, 612 pounds. The winners posed with Christianson’s Nursery owner John Christianson. Photo by Stephanie BanaszakGreatPumpkinFestival2018 web


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