04 Sep '12, 9am

93-Year-Old's Giant Pumpkin Patch Squashed by Vandals. $1000 Reward Offered for Their Information

93-Year-Old's Giant Pumpkin Patch Squashed by Vandals. $1000 Reward Offered for Their Information

CBS Los Angeles /Video screen capture CBS Los Angeles brings us the heartbreaking story of 93-year-old giant pumpkin grower, Mae Powell. For years she has grown giant pumpkins in her front yard garden without incident. She hopes to one day win a ribbon in “Pumpkinmania,” a weigh-off contest held in Irvine, California. CBS Los Angeles /Video screen capture This time of year her giant pumpkins are the talk of her Pasadena neighborhood and a bit of an attraction. People stop and ask her about them, how they get so large, and some even wonder if they’re real. CBS Los Angeles /Video screen capture Recently while going out to her garden to pick tomatoes a neighbor informed her that her pumpkin patch had been destroyed. Some punk vandals smashed four of her giant pumpkins on the street, including puncturing a 300 lb pumpkin with umbrellas. The 300 lb pumpkin was her biggest hope ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/1000-reward-offered...

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