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.
Harrogate police have issued CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of goods from 'Woods of Harrogate' on Station Parade.
Between 11am and 11.20am on Friday 8th August, a pair of antique, stipple engravings were stolen along with some white and floral Yves Delorme towels.
Officers are asking anyone who recognises the woman from the images to contact the police.
Detectives have charged a 40-year-old man from Harrogate with the murder of Mark Leslie John Berney, aged 44, from Knaresborough.
North Yorkshire Police confirmed he was charged just after midnight on August 6. It relates to an incident at Ripley, Harrogate, at around 9.30pm on August 3.
A man who died from stab wounds on Sunday 3 August has been named by police as Mark Leslie John Berney, 44-years-old, from Knaresborough.
Officers re-opened the B6165 at Whipley Bank on Monday 4 August. The section of road had been cordoned off while searches were carried out at the scene.
The suspect - who is aged 40 and from Harrogate - remains in police custody for questioning while enquiries continue.
Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn, Head of the Major Crime Unit, said: “At this time we are not looking for another person or anticipate further arrests in connection with the case.”
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for theMajor Crime Unit.
Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting 12140130641 when providing information about this incident.
Harrogate squash player Jenny Duncalf is through to the final of the Women's Doubles at the Commonwealth Games.
The 31-year-old and her partner Laura Massaro beat fellow England pair Emma Beddoes and Alison Waters 11-7, 11-8 (2-0) in the Semi-Final.
The result means Duncalf is now guaranteed at least a silver medal in the final.
Harrogate squash player Jenny Duncalf has qualified for the Semi-Finals of the Women's Doubles in Glasgow.
The 31-year-old, along with her partner Laura Massaro, beat Australia 11-7, 11-4 (2-0) in Quarter-Final 1.
The Women's Doubles Semi-Finals take place on Friday.
Harrogate man, Wayne Porter, who was wanted for recall to prison, has been arrested in the town, and returned to jail.
Police have thanked the media and public for their help in locating him.
North Yorkshire diver Jack Laugher has qualified for the final of the Men's 1m Springboard at the Commonwealth Games.
The 19-year-old, from Ripon, ranked 1st in the preliminary round with a score of 435.30.
North Yorkshire's Jenny Duncalf has won her first match in the Women's Squash Doubles in Glasgow.
The 31-year-old from Harrogate, and her team mate Laura Massaro, won 11-4 and 11-5 in Pool A against Papua New Guinea.