X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Oh My Gourd! Frankenstein Pumpkins

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Tony Dighera of Cinagro Farms is a mad scientist kind of organic farmer. He has spent the last four years on his 40-acre farm in Ventura County, CA perfecting his process to create pumpkin versions of Frankenstein’s monster.

frankenstein pumpkinszoom in

It took a while because the plastic molds for the pumpkins were tricky and it took some time to figure out how to use them and what material to use.

If it’s not right, it can accelerate the rotting of the fruit. There’s also the timing of mold placement. It has to be done with the fruit’s small enough to fit inside, but there’s a risk the fruit will turn during it’s growing process and snap away from its stem.

See? It ain’t easy creating mutant gourds shaped like horror legend heads. Ultimately, his efforts paid off, and the end result is awesome.

frankenstein pumpkins1zoom in

frankenstein pumpkins2zoom in

Dighera harvested about 5,500 Pumpkinsteins this first year. The crop even sold out to suppliers months back at $75(USD) per head. I can’t wait to see what he does next. He has plans to devote more land to projects like this.

[via New York Times via Geyser of Awesome]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Terminator 2 Stop-Motion Battle

Terminator 2 Stop-Motion Battle

Facehugger Roasted Chicken

Facehugger Roasted Chicken

Deal: Justice League Trackers

Deal: Justice League Trackers

Advertisement
RAESR Tachyon Speed EV Makes a Buttload of Torque

RAESR Tachyon Speed EV Makes a Buttload of Torque

The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

2018 Ford Mustang GT Review: California Screamin’

2018 Ford Mustang GT Review: California Screamin’