Harvesting and Storing Fall Produce and Fruit

Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in nutritious, high quality products. See the ISU Extension Yard & Garden Column from September 1 for details about harvesting and storing winter squash, pumpkins and gourds.

Similarly, apples and pears can be conveniently and economically stored at home if picked at the proper time and stored correctly. See the ISU Extension Yard & Garden column from September 8 for important keys to a long storage life for home-grown apples.

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