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    How to Harvest and Store Parsnips

    Parsnip harvest

    Harvest parsnips in autumn and winter. Where the ground freezes hard in winter, harvest parsnips before the freeze. Where the ground does not freeze, parsnips can be harvested from the garden as needed. Parsnips overwintered should all be lifted before new growth begins in spring. When to Harvest Parsnips Parsnips are ready for lifting 100 […] More

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    How to Harvest and Store Potatoes

    Potato harvest

    Harvest potatoes young or mature. Mature, full-size potatoes are called maincrop potatoes. Maincrop potatoes are often cured and stored for later use. Maincrop potatoes are ready for harvest when most of the top foliage has withered Small, round, immature potatoes are often called “new potatoes.” New potatoes are usually eaten skin and all. New or […] More

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    How to Harvest and Store Kohlrabi


    Kohlrabi is ready for harvest 40 to 80 or more days after sowing depending on the variety. Know the variety and days to maturity of the variety you are growing. The tastiest kohlrabi is eaten young and tender. Kohlrabi that grows too large will become woody, tough, and bitter tasting. Kohlrabi looks like an above-ground […] More

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    How to Harvest and Store Onions

    Onion bulbs

    Harvest bulb onions when they reach full size, about 90 to 100 days after sowing. Harvest the leafy tops of green onions any time after the plant has grown 6 inches tall or taller. Bulb onions—also called main crop onions–are commonly sliced or chopped and served raw in salads or on hamburgers or sandwiches or […] More

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    How to Harvest and Store Jerusalem Artichokes

    Sunchokes at harvest

    Harvest Jerusalem artichokes when they are big enough to eat, about 130 days after planting. Tubers of Jerusalem artichokes—also called sunchokes–can be left in the ground past several touches of frost. They will be sweeter than those lifted sooner. When to Harvest Jerusalem Artichokes Harvest Jerusalem artichoke tubers from late summer onward about 13o days […] More