What a massive turnip: Peter’s garden accident

PETER Brewer's turnip weighs more than the average newborn.

And at just over 3.6 kilograms Mr Brewer's baby is worth $21 at current market value.

He grew the humungous vegetable completely by accident when he mistook a cabbage seed for a turnip seed. 

But now the turnip has outgrown the cabbages it was planted alongside. Mr Brewer is 78 years of age and has been gardening since he was a small child. 

He loves to maintain his vegetable garden while his wife tends her flowers. 

Mr Brewer's garden includes beans, cucumbers, potatoes and corn.

The turnip will become a winter soup.

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