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Giant zucchini in Oceanside

Joe Sanci holds the giant zucchini he and

Joe Sanci holds the giant zucchini he and his wife, Rosina, grew in their Oceanside garden. Photo Credit: Handout

Reader Rosina Renna from Oceanside send this beauty along:

"I saw your article on the Great Long Island Tomato Challenge and the picture you Showed of Ed Weinert and his Fred Flintstone-size zucchini.

I thought you would enjoy a picture of one of the zucchinis from my garden in Oceanside.

Everyone says we have magical soil but all we use is water and sun, no pesticides or chemicals of any kind, not even Miracle Grow.

My husband, Joe Sanci, is the one holding the zucchini in the attached photo. I hope this makes you smile."

Rosina, it did more than make me smile. It made my day. And I love the example it sets that you grew that baby without any chemicals. Thanks for sending it my way.

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