Ian and Stuart Paton hoping to have a record breaking giant pumpkin (7 images)

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Twin brothers who spend four hours each day tending to their pumpkins are hoping to smash the record for growing the largest one in the world.

Stuart and Ian Paton, 57, use over 100 gallons of water every day to help their gigantic squashes flourish - increasing the weight by 60lbs every 24 hours at their peak.

They said their favourite for this year already has an incredible circumference of 19ft 6ins and the stem is bigger than a heavyweight boxer's forearm.
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