Photo by Julia Hart.
“I just followed the directions on the seed package,” said Sunnyside’s Teresa Rhynard. As a result, the local gardener has grown a mammoth pumpkin weighing in at approximately 100 pounds. Rhynard said she is hoping the giant squash will top out at 300 lbs. by the end of the growing season. “I never thought it would get this big, but now I’d like to see how big it can get,” she added.