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19 Photos Of Vegetables That Are Too Beautiful To Eat

Taking a knife to these beauties would just hurt too much.

08/10/2015 1:56 AM AEDT | Updated 08/10/2015 1:56 AM AEDT

It's been said you should always eat your vegetables, but for these fine specimens we will make an exception.

The United Kingdom's Royal Horticultural Society put on its annual Harvest Festival show in London, England, on Tuesday. The growers were out in full force, displaying their works of art while judges made the rounds. Entrants competed to see who had the largest pumpkin while festival-goers got to reap the rewards of the bountiful, albeit beautiful, harvest.

Check out the photos below, and let us know which fall vegetables you love the most in the comments below.

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    Garlic on display during the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) London Harvest Festival Show at RHS Lindley Halls on October 6, 2015 in London, England. The traditional harvest themed show runs October 6-7 and showcases a wide range of late summer grown fruit and vegetables.
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    Chili plants on display.
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    Onions on display.
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    Turnips on display.
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    A marrow on display.
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    Chilis on display.
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    Cauliflower on display.
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    A lettuce on display.
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    A visitor inspects the giant pumpkin category winners.
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    Judges inspect the cauliflower.
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    Onions on display.
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    Onions on display.
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    Judges inspect the lettuce.
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    A leek on display.
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    A cob of corn on display.
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    Tomatoes on display.
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    A leek on display.
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    Pumpkins on display.
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    A general view of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) London Harvest Festival Show at RHS Lindley Halls on October 6, 2015 in London, England. 

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