Are Your Backyard Veggies and Fruits Ready to Harvest? Here's How to Tell
Wondering if you're pulling up your radishes and carrots at the right size? Or are you worried about picking watermelons too early and plucking your tomatoes too late from the vine? Each type of fruit and veggie has an ideal window for harvesting, so once you know the clues to look for, you can take a lot of guesswork out of the equation. The perfect month or week to harvest can vary by region and growing conditions, but you can always rely on your produce to let you know when it's ready to be picked; keep an eye out for these signs in your veggie garden for the best time to harvest cucumbers, peppers, potatoes, and more.