Apricots, peaches and plums. Oh my! Proper harvesting of commonly grown tree fruits goes a long way in enjoying fresh fruit during the growing season or preserving surplus fruit by freezing, canning, drying, or making preserves, juice, or wine. Learn more about harvesting tree fruits in the Iowa State University Yard and Garden news release from August 3, 2017.
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