The movie is completed and available at Bill's Big Pumpkins. Thanks to all for the support and encouragment.
About the Film
In 2004, Bill Foss of Buffalo Minnesota (USA)
grew nine giant pumpkins totaling over two and a half tons,
just missing the half ton mark on his biggest. His 713 lb
pumpkin holds the record at the 2004 Minnesota State Fair
and seeds from his 865 is one of the most popular this year
with other growers.
This year he's hoping to top his record at the Minnesota State
Fair, beat the Minnesota state record of 1083.5, and just
Follow Bill Foss as he attempts
to break various records by growing big pumpkins. Filled with
humor and insight into the world of giant pumpkin growers,
this documentary hopes to tell the tale of one midwestern
man's road to victory, with the obvious extra helping of
Oct 29th, 2005
The season ends with a bang! 992 lbs of pumpkin vs. 1 lb TNT equals
||The video on display at the 2005
MN State Fair
Time Lapse - August 28, 2005
Time Lapse - July 13, 2005
Time Lapse - July 7, 2005
Time Lapse - May 15, 2005
Time Lapse - April 30, 2005
Time Lapse - April 18, 2005
Bill Foss was on WCCO News. See the video here
Bill puts his mind to paper and
writes a couple tutorials on growing giant pumpkins. Here they
Giant Pumpkin Growing Instructions
Instructions, How to Grow the Giant Pumpkin
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additions and related information.
Bill Foss harvested one of his pumpkins for the 2005 Minnesota
State Fair on August 24th. It was grown from one of the world's
largest pumpkins, a 1432 lb pumpkin. Its crossed with a 1458 lb
pumpkin. Surprisingly, it weighed 10% heavier than measured!
the video that was on display at the 2005 MN State Fair
Help us Make this Movie!
Grow your own Giant Pumpkin
documentary by growing your own pumpkin from Bill's
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over Breakfast Special Edition DVD for ($20) and make a contribution
to our documentary at the same time! We guarantee that every cent
will go into this production!
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donate (cash, equipment, ideas) in this film, contact
us for details.
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Will your pumpkin reach 1000
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Giant Pumpkin Links
Foss's 2005 Pumpkin Diary
Giant Pumpkin Growers Association