One of the most common reasons for home gardening is the ability to grow high quality produce. Producing high quality crops requires good selection and management through the season. It also requires proper harvest and storage to maintain that quality. This publication focuses on proper harvest time and maturity for different crops and the conditions and methods of storage that are best for the home gardener. Long-term preservation is discussed and resources are given for further information on these topics.
Published by: University of Tennessee Extension
Date Published: May 2017
Link to Resource: https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W346-I.pdf