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Garden Tip

Keywords: Cucumis sativus, Harvesting time, Beans, Cooking, Vegetable harvesting

Keep harvesting all those beans, zucchini, cucumbers and other summer vegetables to keep the production going. Any fruit left to mature on the plant will cause flowering to slow and reduce the harvest. If you can't keep up with your bean plants why not try pickling? Here are some Web resources that give explicit safety instructions and recipes:

Date: 2007-04-03
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Garden Tip

Keywords: Vegetables, Vegetable harvesting

If your cucumbers or broccoli have started turning yellow they are probably over ripe, and should be sent straight to the compost pile. To find out exactly when your home grown fruits and vegetables are at their peak check out these two detailed harvesting guides:
Harvesting Fruits and Vegetables by WSU
When to Harvest Vegetables by Georgia Extension

Date: 2007-05-17
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