Massive marrows, oversize onions and collosal carrots will be on display today as the annual Harrogate Autumn Flower Show gets underway.
There are record entries for this year's giant vegetable competition at the three day event at the Great Yorkshire Showground
Gardeners and growers from across the country are in Yorkshire for the Harrogate Flower Show.
The gates for the Autumn show open today (Friday, 12th September) and thousands are expected to flock to the exhibition tents for everything from geraniums to giant pumpkins.
Lucy Hutton Smith (top picture) is just one of many florists creating special displays for the event.
She has made a fruit and vegetable flag which is dedicated to the Scottish independence referendum.
It shows the top half as the Saltire and the bottom the Union flag and is made up of over 3,000 fruit and veg including mushrooms, garlic, tomatoes, onions , aubergines and blueberries.
Preparations have begun for the Harrogate Spring Flower Show.
The event, which opens on Thursday, attracts thousands of visitors who come to sample the top class examples of show gardens and landscaping.
We've been taking a look at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show - which is expected to attract up to 60,000 people this year.
Thousands of people have been flocking to Harrogate for the annual Spring Flower show.
The four day event has just been voted the UK's best show - ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show.
Our reporter Helen Pearson sent this lunchtime report.