Watermelon season is well underway in Washington Parish. Growers are harvesting the 2022 crop, which is generally ready in late June and throughout July. Attorney John Gallaspy of Bogalusa is one of the parish’s notable watermelon growers. He and wife Martha (in photo) stopped by The Era-Leader early this week to show off one of his well-known king-size watermelons. The one shown in the photo above weighed in at 54.5 pounds.