[Klaistow, October 18. Image via Getty.]

KLAISTOW, GERMANY - OCTOBER 18: A little girl looks at the winning giant pumpkin, at 391kg (860.2 lbs.), after the Berlin-Brandenburg Pumpkin Contest at the Buschmann and Winkelmann Asparagus Farm on October 18, 2009 in Klaistow, Germany. September and October are pumpkin harvesting season and the Buschmann and Winklemann farm alone harvests 800 tonnes of pumpkins annually. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)