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Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 1. *winning bid* 30
Gary Miller - 2023 GPC Hall of Fame Inductee – Eight Days A Week
1985 Miller ’13 (2009 Wallace x 1712 Harp) Half Moon Bay winner. Produced two of the first 2000 lb. pumpkins ever!
1409.5 Miller ’10 (1622 Young x 1658 Young) Vintage producer of 1500 pound pumpkins from back when growing a 1500 lb. pumpkin was nearly
impossible.
1530.5* Miller ’22 (927 Jutras x sib) 3% heavy. California state record green squash. Dark green color.
1051* Miller ’22 (927 Jutras x sib) 4% heavy. 2 seeds. Beautiful, bright green color.
Gary has grown more than 1000 Atlantic Giant plants over the years. He has averaged 38 plants a year. His weeks need to have eight days.

Lot 2. *winning bid* 30
Gadberry’s Heavy & Orange 2022 – The Ballad of John & Yoko
1796.5 Gadberry ’22 (1501 Vanderwielen x 1803 Gadberry) 10% heavy.
1487 Gadberry ’22 (1747.5 Handy x 1501 Vanderwielen) 13% heavy.
1486 Gadberry ’22 (1747.5 Handy x 1501 Vanderwielen) 16% heavy.
Super-heavy crosses grown by PGVG growers Dani & Gerry Gadberry in a year with exceptionally poor weather. With good weather these would have
been much bigger. They couldn’t have been much more orange!

Lot 3. *winning bid* 45
Proven La Rue Tomatoes – Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
9.44 La Rue ’20 (9.65 Marley x open) 5 seeds. Domingo 29.5” circ. Has grown 7.58 & 7.19.
8.83 La Rue ’20 (5.62 La Rue x open) 5 seeds. Domingo 29.25” circ.
7.06 La Rue ’20 (9.65 Marley x open) 5 seeds. Has grown 7.66 & 6.32.
5.80 La Rue ’20 (9.65 Marley x open) 5 seeds. Domingo. Grew 7.29.
On a recent patch tour Jack was heard saying “Keep your hands off my baby.” when Jim Sherwood reached out to touch one of the panty-hose
hammocks which was holding up one of his giant tomatoes. Jim touched it anyway, just to spite him.

1/16/2023 11:31:37 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado


Lot 4. *winning bid* 35
Skinner 2022 – Her Majesty
2068 Skinner ’22 (1885 Werner x 2183 Mendi) 6% heavy. There were only 50 good seeds in this pumpkin!
1671 Skinner UOW ’22 (2183 Mendi x 1885 Werner)
1642 Skinner UOW ’22 (1781 Vangeel x 1885 Werner)
The Skinners are true pumpkin royalty, winning the title of “King Pumpkin” at Barnstable more times than any other grower.


Lot 5. *winning bid* 40
Paul’s Field Pumpkins – Strawberry Fields Forever
128 Paul ’20 (211 Mackinnon x self)
156.5 Paul ’21 (128 Paul x 94.5 Paul)
157.5 Paul ’21 (128 Paul x 94.5 Paul)
159.5 Paul ’21 (128 Paul x 94.5 Paul)
164 Paul ’21 (128 Paul x self)
177 Paul ’21 (128 Paul x 94.5 Paul)
Let me take you down. ‘Cause I’m going to pumpkin fields. Nothing is real. And nothing to get hung about. Pumpkin fields forever.

Lot 6. *winning bid* 35 30
Mohamed Sadiq 2022 (2 lots) – Good Day Sunshine
2287 Sadiq ’22 (1885 Werner x 2183 Mendi) 3% Heavy. 482” OTT. 2022 Nut Tree winner. Beautiful Orange, smooth-skinned pumpkin.
1905 Sadiq ’22 (2183 Mendi x 1885 Werner) 1% heavy. 448” OTT. 2022 Hee Haw Farms winner. Orange pumpkin with fantastic wide “2183 Mendi”
shape.
She feels good, she knows she’s looking fine. I’m so proud to know that she is mine. Good day sunshine. There’s a lot of sunshine at 3000 feet in
Bountiful, Utah where Dr. Sadiq grows!

Lot 7. *winning bid* 35 30
Young Tomatoes 2022 (2 lots) - Whatever Gets You Through the Night
7.75 Young ’22 (8.35 Strickler x Open) 5 seeds.
7.28 Young ’22 (6.5 Rose x Open) 5 seeds.
7.07 Young ’22 (7.72 MacDonald x Open) 5 seeds.
6.48 Young ’22 (9.06 Brown x Open) 5 seeds.
5.94 Young ’22 (9.06 Brown x Open) 5 seeds.
As if growing the most beautiful pumpkins in the world isn’t enough, why not grow huge tomatoes too. Whatever gets you th

1/16/2023 11:32:06 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 8. *winning bid* 35
Jose & Jose from Napa – Los Paranoias
2183 Ceja ’18 (2145 McMullen x self)
1957 Ceja ’20 (2145 McMullen x 2005 Haist) 3 of 4 grandparents of the 2003 were 2145 McMullen.
1886.5 Ceja ’22 (2145 McMullen x 2183.7 Mendi) 4 of 8 great grandparents of the 2183 Mendi were 2145 McMullen.
2218 Cardenas ’21 (1953 Daletas x 2183.7 Mendi)
1902 Cardenas ’20 (1911 Urena x 2183 Ceja)
You don’t need to be paranoid about growing any of these seeds. This song was chosen because it is just about the only Beatle’s song which has any
Spanish in its title.

Lot 9. *winning bid* 85
The Very Proven 1911 Urena – Lady Madonna
1911 Urena ’17 (2066 Geddes x 1631 Urena) Grew 2528 Geddes (+10%), 2183.9 Paton (+11%), 2183.7 Mendi (+1%), 2116 Lancaster (+5%), 2026 Mendi
(+4%), & 2026 Lancaster (+10%)
1829 Urena ’19 (1911 Urena x 2145 McMullen)
2175 Urena ’19 (2624 Willemijns x 1911 Urena)
2191 Uhlmeyer ’21 (2469 Daletas x 1911 Urena) Half Moon Bay champ gown by PGVG grower, Jeff Uhlmeyer.
Paul McCartney once said: “You know, sometimes you see pictures of mothers and you go ‘She’s a good mother.’ And so, I was inspired to write Lady
Madonna.” The 1911 Urena is certainly a good mother. It is a good father too.

Lot 10. *winning bid* 65
Barry Leblanc Does It Again - Come Together
2359.5 Leblanc ’22 (2365 Wolf x 2201 Wallace) 7% heavy. 480” OTT.
2128 Leblanc ’22 (2201 Wallace x 2365 Wolf) 20% heavy. 437” OTT.
These seeds should produce massive orange pumpkins that go heavy-to-the-chart. What else can you ask for!
Things have really come together the past few years in the LeBlanc patch.

1/16/2023 11:33:05 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 11. *winning bid* 35
The Young’s Howard Dill Winners – Twist & Shout
1680 Young ’22 (1885 Werner x 1905 Rose) 2 seeds. HD winner Topsfield.
1552 Young ’20 (1215 Young x 1297.5 Young) HD winner Vermont.
1496.5 Young ’20 (1297.5 Young x 1080 Young) HD winner Saratoga.
1215 Young ’19 (1297.5 Young x self) HD winner Saratoga.
Shake it up baby! You know you look so good, just like I knew you would.

Lot 12. *winning bid* 40
Get Your Sunglasses! – Here Comes the Sun
1215 Young ’19 (1297.5 Young x self) HD winner Saratoga.
1120 Wolf ’22 (1040 Wolf x self) HD winner.
889 Yohe ’21 (532 Housex2307 Wallace) OVGPG HD winner, grown in 150 sq. ft.
1883 Bayuk ’21 (2350 Gienger x self)

Lot 13. *winning bid* 30
Edwin Pierpont – I’ve Got a Feeling
2121.5 Pierpont ’21 (2145 Wallace x 2145 McMullen)
2074 Pierpont ’22 (2702.9 Cutrupi x self)
1960 Pierpont ’22 (1992.5 Pierpont x self) I’ve got a feeling that Edwin Pierpont could have been a Beatle if he was born in a different time and place.

1/16/2023 11:33:34 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 14. *winning bid* 30
Kisamore’s 2K’s - I Should Have Known Better
2195.5 Kisamore ’22 (872 Kisamore x self) 14% heavy. Ohio State record!
2030 Kisamore ’21 (1965 Brandt x 1625.5 Gantner) 22% heavy.
I should have known better with genetics like you. That I would love everything that you do. And I do, hey, hey, hey, and I do.

Lot 15. *winning bid* 50 45
Heavy Handy Producer (2 lots) – Just Like Starting Over
1747.5 Handy ’19 (1803 Gadberry x 1625.5 Gantner) 15% heavy. Has grown 2195 Theil (+15%), 1487 Gadberry (+13%), 1498.5 Handy (+23%), 1486
Gadberry (+16%), 1430 Pugh (+20%), & 1204 Barker (+20%). From PGVG grower, Steve Handy.
Steve Handy passed too early, just like John Lennon.

Lot 16. *winning bid* 55
Russ’ Rocks & “How to Grow Heavy” Phone Consultation – It Don’t Come Easy If you want to grow big & heavy, it starts
with growing the right genetics. If you want to grow ridiculously heavy fruit, you must know what to do to make that happen. This lot includes a 30-
minute phone conversation with PGVG Grower, Russ Pugh, where he will share with you his thoughts on growing rock-heavy pumpkins.
1979.5 Pugh ’21 (1806 Sperry x 2051 Marshall) 16% heavy. Long, wide orange pumpkin with 15+ inch thick walls everywhere.
1813.5 Pugh ’22 (1953 Daletas x 1747.5 Handy) 22% heavy. Orange pumpkin with slabs of meaty flesh hanging off it. Pollinator grew 20% heavy fruit.
1430 Pugh ’22 (1747.5 Handy x 1885 Werner) 20% heavy.
I don’t ask for much, I only want to trust. And you know it don’t come easy.

1/16/2023 11:34:51 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 17. *winning bid* 85
Cindy’s Greenies & Offspring – Eleanor Tobeck
2030 Tobeck* ’21 (1109 Jutras* x 1935 Jutras*) 18% heavy. #3 Green squash all-time named “Mean Joe Green.” Grew 2009.5 Segaert (+14%), 1893.5
Welty* (+13%), 1595 Bernstrom*, & 1581.8 Kloch-Weishaeupel* (+8%) all in its first year out!
1997 Tobeck* ’22 (1109 Jutras x self) 6% heavy. #1 squash in world for 2022!
1893.5 Welty* ’22 (2030 Tobeck* x self) 13% heavy. 3 seeds! Dark green. #3 squash in the world for 2022.
1552 Bernstrom* ’22 (2030 Tobeck* x self) 2 seeds. Dark green squash with excellent shape!
PGVG Grower - Cindy Tobeck’s seeds are the “next big thing” in greenies. Get ‘em now if you want to stay competitive!
Few people know that Cindy’s true first name is “Eleanor.”

Lot 18. *winning bid* 40
Cindy Tobeck – 2022 Master Gardener of the Year (2 lots) - Woman
1989.5 Tobeck Pumpkin ’22 (1940 Urena x 2183 Mendi)
1997 Tobeck* Squash ‘22 (1109 Jutras x self) 6% heavy. #1 Squash in world for 2022!
138.13” Long Gourd ’22 (131.5 Tobeck x sib) 3 seeds.
6.58 Tomato ’22 (9.44 LaRue x open) 3 seeds.
100.5 Marrow ’22 (152.5 Tobeck x 152.5 Tobeck) 5 seeds. Yep, Cindy is a woman.


Lot 19. *winning bid* 35
Steve Connolly ’22 – Paperback Writer
2240.5 Connolly ’22 (2356 Mendi x 2702 Cutrupi) 12% Heavy.
1375 Connolly ’22 (1552 Young x self) 150 Square Foot Plant World Record!
2018 GPC Hall of Fame Inductee, Steve Connolly, is the editor of the New England Pumpkin Growers newsletter.

1/16/2023 11:35:24 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 20. *winning bid* 35
McCaslin & Smiley Watermelons! – Lovely Rita
309 McCaslin ’22 (301.5 McCaslin x self) 4 seeds.
301.5 McCaslin ‘21 (305 Mudd x self) 4 seeds. Grew the 309 McCaslin ’22.
282 McCaslin ’22 (298 McCaslin x self) 4 seeds.
249.5 Smiley ’22 (220.5 Smiley x self) 4 seeds.
220.5 Smiley ’20 (158 Smiley x 324 McCaslin) 4 seeds. Grew the 249.5 Smiley ’22.
230.5 Smiley ’22 (330.5 Vial x self) 4 seeds.
Have you ever had a watermelon margarita? Some say it’s the best ‘rita they’ve ever had.

Lot 21. *winning bid* 50
Grow ‘em Heavy Like Don Barron! - Help
2144 Barron ’22 (2183.7 Mendi x 1885 Werner) 17% heavy.
1636 Barron ’22 (2096.5 Barron x 1885 Werner) 15% heavy.
2096.5 Barron ’21 (2183.7 Mendi x self) 21% heavy.
2118 Barron ’19 (1984 Barron x 2416.5 Haist) Grew the 2096.5 Noel ’22 – 26% heavy!
Don Barron’s pumpkins have gone so heavy for so long that none of his competitors think he needs any help at all.

Lot 22. *winning bid* 70
The Longest Gourds – Revolution
173.75” Al Eaton ’22 (121 Eaton x 115 Eaton) 2022 World Record Long Gourd!
168.25” Sharon Eaton ’22 (115 Eaton x self) #2 in world 2022.
152.53” Barry Leblanc ’22 (157.75 Ansems x self) #4 in world 2022.
Revolution was the longest Beatles song at 8 minutes and 15 seconds.

1/16/2023 11:35:56 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 23. *winning bid* 55
Stelts 2022 – Magical Mystery Tour
2342 Stelts ’22 (1953 Daletas #3 x 1885 Werner) 13% heavy.
2069 Stelts ’22 (1953 Daletas #1 x 2350 Gienger) 16% heavy.
1912 Stelts ’22 (1885 Werner x 1686 Stelts #5) 5% heavy. The Magical mystery tour is hoping to take you away. Coming to take you away.

Lot 24. *winning bid* 50 NS
Stelts 2022 (2 lots) – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band
2243 Stelts ’22 (1686 Stelts #7 x 1953 Daletas #3) 10% heavy.
2164 Stelts ’22 (1849 Stelts x 1885 Werner) 5% heavy.
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was believed to be highly drug inspired. Rumor has it that the Stelts patch is highly chemically inspired.

Lot 25. *winning bid* 95
Leonardo’s 1940 Grows Bigger Fruit Each Year – Getting Better
1940 Urena ’20 (2517 Haist x 1911 Urena) Grew the 2356 Booth (+12%) in 2021. In 2022 it grew the 2656 Paton (+12%), 2027.2 Vanheuckelom (+5%)
& 1989.5 Tobeck (+18%). What will it grow in 2023???
2356 Booth ’21 (1940 Urena x 1695.5 Booth) 12% heavy. 470 OTT.
(Better, better, better). It’s getting better all the time. (Better, better, better).

Lot 26. *winning bid* 45
Jutras Green – Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds
927 Jutras* ’18 (1701 Jutras* x 2118 Jutras*) Grew the 1109 Jutras* & 1530.5 Miller*.
1838 Jutras* ’20 (1109 Jutras* x self) 11% heavy.
1449.5 Welty* ’22 (1075.5 Welty* x self) The 1075.5 was (1407 Jutras* x 1884.5 Holub*).
These are the genetics which have changed green squash growing, producing dark green squash that go heavy-to-the-chart & grow really big!
I wonder if the lyrics, “Cellophane flowers of yellow and green.” were referring to Joe’s fantastic green squash? Probably not.

1/16/2023 11:36:20 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 27. *winning bid* 60
Frank Mudd – The Watermelon King of 2022 – Watermelon Sugar
325.4 Mudd ’22 (305 Mudd x self) 2 seeds. #1 in world for 2022.
302.5 Mudd ’22 (305 Mudd x self) 2 seeds. #4 in world for 2022.
298.2 Mudd ’22 (332 Mudd x self) 2 seeds.
249.2 Mudd ’22 (332 Mudd x self) 2 seeds.
248.8 Mudd ’22 (332 Mudd x self) 2 seeds.
The 2020 song “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Stiles won a Grammy. It would have been better if it was a Beatles song.

Lot 28. *winning bid* 35
Steve Sperry – 2022 - Taxman
2136.5 Sperry ’22 (1806 Sperry x 1940 Urena) 3% heavy.
1904 Sperry ’22 (1885.5 Werner x 2520 Schmit) 1% heavy.
1818 Sperry ’22 UOW (2520 Schmit x 1885.5 Werner)
1554 Sperry ’22 (1940 Urena x 1885.5 Werner) George Harrison was the most under-appreciated Beatle. Steve Sperry’s seeds are under-appreciated
too. What a shame.

Lot 29. *winning bid* 70 65
PGVG Tomato Guru – Jack La Rue (2 lots) - With a Little Help From My Friends
9.44 La Rue ’20 (9.65 Marley x open) 5 seeds. Domingo 29.5” circ. Has grown 7.58 & 7.19 lb. tomatoes!
9.09 La Rue ’21 (5.08 La Rue x open) 3 seeds. Domingo 33” circ.
5.08 La Rue ’19 (5.01 Clayton x open) 5 seeds. Domingo 23.75” circ. Grew the 9.09 La Rue ‘21.
7.66 La Rue ’21 (7.06 La Rue x open) 3 seeds. Domingo 27” circ. Grew 8.40 Porkchop ’22.
7.94 La Rue ’22 (5.71 Lambchop x open) 5 seeds. Domingo.
7.11 La Rue ’22 (8.71 La Rue x open) 5 seeds. Domingo.
6.44 La Rue ’22 (8.71 La Rue x open) 5 seeds. Domingo.
6.32 La Rue ’22 (7.06 La Rue x open) 5 seeds. Domingo.
It is a true fact that John Lennon changed the lyrics of With A Little Help From My friends from, “What would you do if I sang out of tune? Would you
stand up and throw tomatoes at me?” to, “Would you stand up and walk out on me?” Because he didn’

1/16/2023 11:36:45 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 30. *winning bid* 90
Western Lab’s “Atlantic Giant Soil Test” & Amendment Consultation with Scott Holub. - Yesterday
This a great opportunity to get your soil tested and receive soil amendment recommendations from a real-life soils expert who also
happens to be the guy whose giant squash breeding program raised the greenie world record over 750 pounds in just a few years. If you
need expert guidance on “getting your soil right” this is your chance!
Scott Holub’s favorite Beatle’s song really is Yesterday. This is appropriate because it has been a several years since he has grown giant squash.

Lot 31. *winning bid* 35 30
Pete Grows His Own! (2 lots) – Listen to What the Man Said
2424 Caspers ’22 (1707.5 Caspers x 2702.9 Cutrupi) 5% heavy. 490 OTT.
1840 Caspers ’22 (2702.9 Cutrupi x 1470 Caspers) 2% heavy.
1633 Caspers ’22 (1477 Caspers x 2702.9 Cutrupi)
1281 Capsers ’22 (1976 Sippel x 2702.9 Cutrupi) Harvested at day 61…still growing 25 lbs./day!
So, won’t you listen to what the man said? He said, “the wonder of it all baby.” Pete got it right this year, so listen to what he says!

Lot 32. *winning bid* 50
Grew the 2424 Caspers - In My Life
1707.5 Caspers ’21 (2551.9 Mendi x 2200 Wolf) Grew the 2424 Caspers & 1878.5 VanderWielen in first year out. This seed has only been grown twice,
but it should see a LOT of action in 2023. Get it now while you still can still afford it!
Pete will often stop and think about them, but in his life he loves the 1707.5 more.


Lot 33. *winning bid* 50
The Great Daletas Pollinator Plus Proven Offspring - Jet
2469 Daletas ’18 (2624.6 Willemijns x 1937 Urena) 18% heavy. Grew the 2191 Uhlmeyer Half Moon Bay Winner 2021. Pollinated the 2183 Mendi,
1686 Stelts, & dozens more. There are not many 2469’s left! From PGVG Grower, Steve Daletas.
2051 Marshall ’19 (2416 Haist x 2469 D

1/16/2023 11:37:46 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 34. *winning bid* 45 40 35
Daletas 2022 (3 lots) – Yellow Submarine
2425 Daletas ’22 (1885 Werner x 2469 Daletas) 3% heavy. 496” OTT. Second at Half Moon Bay 2022.
1931.5 Daletas (1953 Daletas x 2469 Daletas) 6% heavy.
1817 Daletas ’22 (1940 Urena x 2469 Daletas) 6% heavy.
Not a bad year for PGVG super-grower, Steve Daletas, considering how awful the weather Oregon was in 2022.
OK, so Steve is a pilot who flys planes & helicopters. BUT if he was a sailor, he would have been a submarine guy. And he’d just as soon grow a big, ugly,
heavy, yellow pumpkin as he would an orange one.

Lot 35. *winning bid* 40
Steve’s Latest Hot Seed & 22% Heavy Offspring – I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
1953 Daletas ’20 (2114 Wallace x 2624.6 Willemijns) 11% heavy. Grew the 2342 Stelts (+13%), 2218 Cardenas (+5%), 2069 Stelts (+16%), 1959 St.
Laurent (+22%), 1931.5 Daletas (+6%), & 1813.5 Pugh (+22%). Proven to grow big, heavy fruit from PGVG grower Steve Daletas.
1959 St. Laurent ’21 (1953 Daletas x 2112 Skinner) 22% heavy!
1813.5 Pugh ’22 (1953 Daletas x 1747.5 Handy) 22% heavy!
I hope for your sake that this reference needs no explanation.

Lot 36. *winning bid* 60
Grows 2000+ Pounders – Band On the Run
1935 Ford ’21 (2015 Ford x 2283 Barlow) Grew the 2147.5 Sippel (+16%), 2063 Croyle (+9%), & 2061 Croyle (+6%) in its first year out. Oh-by the way,
Lance Croyle is a first-year grower! And yes, it grows orange fruit!
Well, the rain exploded with a mighty crash as we fell into the sun. And the first one said to the second one there, “I hope you’re having fun.” The 1935
Ford is going to break out in a big way in 2023. Just ask the undertaker.

Lot 37. *winning bid* 70
Quinn – Maybe I’m Amazed
2168.5 Werner ’22 (1885.5 Werner #1 x 2183 Mendi) 5% heavy. Beautiful orange fruit!
2143 Werner ’21 (1885.5 Werner x 1893.5 Daletas)

1/16/2023 11:38:18 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 38. *winning bid* 50
Guns! – Live and Let Die
2405 Gunstrom ’22 (2110 Platte x 1885 2365 Wolf) 17% heavy. Gorgeous orange pumpkin. “King Pumpkin” at Barnesville, OH.
1586 Gunstrom ’22 (2365 Wolf x 2110 Platte) 4% heavy. 2 seeds.
James Bond always had his guns. You should too.

Lot 39. *winning bid* 60
Dale Marshall – Only A Northern Song
2147 Marshall ’22 (2183 Mendi x 2365 Wolf) 10% heavy. Possibly the ultimate genetic cross. Grown in one of the most difficult places to grow in the
world. This 2183 had smooth orange skin!
1819 Marshall ’22 (2365 Wolf x 2183 Mendi) 5% heavy. Reverse cross of the 2147. This also was an orange pumpkin.
2051 Marshall ’19 (2416 Haist x 2469 Daletas) 11% heavy. Grew the 2045 Kruszyna (+14%).
Alaska grower, Only A Northern Song. Get it?

Lot 40. *winning bid* 45
Jamie Graham’s “Bear Swipe” & Friends – Helter Skelter
2480 Graham ’22 (1832.5 Graham x 2294.5 Noel) 7% heavy. 490” OTT. Heavy, tall, round & orange pumpkin named “Bear Swipe.”
1483 Graham ’22 (2294.5 Noel x 1832.56 Graham) Orange with smooth skin. Pollinated by the plant that grew the 2480!
1393.5 Graham ’22 (2200 Geddes x 1832.5 Graham) Again, pollinated by the plant that grew the big one.
When a pumpkin weighs a thousand pounds more than its patch mates, it is a sign! Charles Manson believed the Beatle’s song “Helter Skelter” was a
sign that the world was coming to an end. So, buy these seeds and grow the 2480 this year! Who knows what the future holds????

Lot 41. *winning bid* 50
Grew “Bear Swipe” – Got My Mind Set On You
1832.5 Graham ’20 (1938 Sperry x 1339 Graham) 5% heavy. Grew the 2480 Graham ’22! Bright orange pumpkin.
I got my mind set on you. But it is going to take money, a whole lotta spending money. It’s gonna take plenty of money to do it right child. It̵

1/16/2023 11:38:43 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 42. *winning bid* 35
Ruben Mendi ’22 - I Want To Hold Your Hand
2009.5 Mendi ’22 EST DMG (2183.7 Mendi x sibb) – Want to grow a 2183 but don’t want to spend $500 to do it? This is a great alternative. This
pumpkin featured the classic, super-wide 2183 Mendi shape!
805 Mendi ’22 (1885 Werner x 2183.7 Mendi) – Reuben’s 150 square foot plant. $1000+ worth of genetics crossed together here to provide you with
the opportunity to grow a personal best!
Why not let Ruben hold your hand to help you grow a personal best?

Lot 43. *winning bid* 30
Grown Once - 2359 Pounds! – I’ve Got a Feeling
326 Ritter ’21 (2200 Geddes x 1501 Vander Wielen) Grew the 2359 Geddes ’22 which was 504” OTT! Steve Geddes sure had a feeling about this seed.


Lot 44. *winning bid* 70
Rodebaugh Ruby – I Saw Her Standing There
1461 Rodebaugh ’22 (2350 Clone x self) HD winner. Deep “ruby” red pumpkin with great shape and smooth skin.
And the way she looked was way beyond compare. So how could I grow another when I saw her standing there?

Lot 45. *winning bid* 100
Amelia’s Big Red Beast! - Got To Get You Into My Life
2006 Wolf ’22 (2365 Wolf x sib) 9% heavy. Pollinator was the plant which grew the 2493 Wolf. Even better color than the 2493. Because of the
diversity of the sib cross, this could be a better seed than the selfed 2493!
And suddenly I see you. Did I tell you I need you? Every single day of my life.

1/16/2023 11:39:14 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 46. *winning bid* 120
The Horse Is Out of the Barn! - Imagine
2493 Wolf ’22 (2365 Wolf x self) 17% heavy. 473” OTT. Fantastic orange color. Great shape. Heavy. This might be the perfect pumpkin…& many more
will follow its legacy. This seed will be grown like crazy & will cost $500+ after the 2023 season.
You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you will join us and the world will be as one. That is, one giant, heavy, orange
pumpkin.

Lot 47. *winning bid* 45
Proven Stelts – Ticket To Ride
1686 Stelts ‘19 (1412.5 Hazeltine x 2469 Daletas) 19% heavy. Has grown 2262 Stelts (+9%), 2243 Stelts (+10%), 2133.5 Greathouse (+5%), 2112 Stelts
(+11%). Pollinated the 2356 Mendi & 2110 Platte which have grown 2332.5, 2240.5 (+12%), & 2405 (+17%). This seed produces big heavy offspring, &
this has been shown to be true in the following generation as well.
1849 Stelts ’21 (1959 Daletas x 2183 Mendi) 5% Heavy. Grew the 2164.5 Stelts ’22 - 5% heavy…the 1849 has only been grown once.
If you grow either of these seeds you will have your ticket to ride to the top of the podium next fall.

Lot 48. *winning bid* 140
The Greatest Producing Greenie Seed Ever - I am the Walrus
1109 Jutras* ’19 (927 Jutras* x 1844.5 Holub*) Has grown 4 of the 5 biggest green squash ever: 2164 Skinner* World Record (+16%), 2030 Tobeck*
(+18%), 1997 Tobeck* (+6%), & 1994 Jutras*(+10%). Not many of these left!
Ron Wallace might be the greatest, but Joe Jutras is THE WALRUS.

Lot 49. *winning bid* 80
Maverick – The Long & Winding Road
2560 Gienger ’22 (1885 Werner x sib) 2% heavy. 509” OTT. Largest pumpkin in North America for 2022. Half Moon Bay Champion!
Travis drove this pumpkin 2021.6 miles from Anoka, MN to Half Moon Bay, CA. His wife & two small children were in the truck with him. They all lived!
PGVG Auction 2 – The Beatles N

1/16/2023 11:40:07 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 50. *winning bid* 100
The Ones That Made It - Octopus’s Garden
2656 Paton ’22 (1940 Urena x 2356 Mendi) 12% heavy. 497” OTT. #1 in the world for 2022.
2332 Paton ’22 (2356 Mendi x 1885 Werner) 2% heavy. 488” OTT.
2150 Paton ’22 (2183 Mendi x 2356 Mendi) 3% heavy. 469” OTT.
All summer long the Paton’s pumpkins sang, “I’d like to be, next to the sea in the Paton’s giant greenhouse with Stu.”

Lot 51. *winning bid* 180
The One That Got Away - While My Guitar Gently Weeps
2907 Paton ’22 DMG (1885.5 Werner x 2356.7 Mendi) 2.18% heavy. 542” OTT. The 2907 was 30” OTT bigger and more than 200 pounds heavier than
any pumpkin ever grown! Beautiful “starburst orange” color.

Lot 52,
2702 Cutrupi

1/16/2023 11:40:30 PM

Altitude (to)maters (Scott)

Colorado

Lot 52, *winning bid* 80
2702 Cutrupi

1/16/2023 11:41:06 PM

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