Dave Jensen inspects the damage Wednesday caused by vandals to his 570-pound pumpkin in his garden in northeast Spokane.
It coulda been a contender, this blonde bulbous beast that looms out of a leafy patch on Spokane’s North Side.
Already nearing the 600-pound mark and with plenty of hot growing days left, the pumpkin Dave Jensen dubbed Goliath had a good shot at becoming a 1,000-pounder.
The produce clerk has been chasing the half-ton goal ever since this hobby of nurturing mere seeds into Sasquash grabbed hold like a crack addiction.
Then the unthinkable struck in the dark of last Sunday night.
Veggie vandals senselessly slashed Goliath with a sharp object and punched holes in it with a flashlight battery the punks left behind. More here. Doug Clark, SR
Has your property/garden ever been vandalized?