L.I. Man Grows Nearly 1,500-Pound Pumpkin In His YardScott Armstrong said it took him five months to grow the pumpkin in his backyard in Commack.
Long Island Man Spent Five Months Growing Massive, Award-Winning PumpkinA big pumpkin sitting on Scott Armstrong's front yard in Commack recently took the top prize at the annual "Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off" in Westbury. The massive pumpkin tipped the scales at 12,079 lbs making it the heaviest pumpkin ever grown on Long Island.

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