National Vegetable Championships 2013, Harrogate UK in pictures

The National Vegetable Championships are held this year at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in North Yorkshire. More than 100 entrants are competing in 26 classes – including giant vegetables, some of them incredibly large, which are judged on weight alone.

 Judging at the National Vegetable Championships Judging the giant cabbages Derek Bath judging the onions Peter Morris and David Allison judging the Six Veg Collection Judging the Six Veg collection Rhubard rhubard Weighing the giant marrows Weighing the giant pumpkins A competitor stages his entry in the celery classes

PHOTOS: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian

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