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Stuff.co.nz: Our pumpkins grow in Hobbiton

March 25, 2011 at 7:04 am by Celeborn  - 
MARION VAN DIJK

Scoop.co.nz MARION VAN DIJK

They’re knobbly, distinctive and grown in Richmond, and a company working on The Hobbit reckons they will look the part on the shire in Hobbiton.

Eyebright co-owner Peter Owen said a Miramar-based film company 3 Foot 7, working on the Peter Jackson-directed movie The Hobbit, had approached his Richmond company and asked if they had any pumpkins.

Mr Owen said Eyebright showed them the gourds and Turk’s Turbans they grew and they loved them, ordering 10 of each.  [Read More]

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Locations Sets, New Zealand, The Hobbit on March 25, 2011 by Source: Scoop.co.nz Stuff.co.nz: Our pumpkins grow in Hobbiton | Discuss