Giant pumpkin seeds for Coupeville contest are free
March 8, 2012 · Updated 10:19 AM
Seeds are available to Whidbey green thumbers hoping to grow the island’s largest pumpkin.
Growers will have a chance to see whose pumpkin is the biggest during the giant pumpkin contest, which is a highlight of the Coupeville Harvest Festival each October.
Thanks to a grant from the Coupeville Festival Association, free giant pumpkin seeds, along with growing tips, are available to any islander wishing to grow a giant pumpkin and participate in the mid-October spectacle.
The annual contest features prizes for the biggest, ugliest and prettiest giant pumpkins as well as several other prizes. Everybody participating has a chance to win. Growers can also enter a giant zucchini contest.
To obtain free giant pumpkin seeds, call 675-5687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.