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Onion harvest and storage tips

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October 22, 2020

Kelly Feehan - Extension Educator

The vegetable garden season is winding down with final harvests and preparing vegetables for storage.

Green tomatoes will ripen off the vine, but the fruit must have reached the mature green stage.

To determine if this stage has been reached, look for tomatoes that are full sized and have a white, star shaped area on the bottom of the green fruit.

When harvesting tomatoes before frost, Ward Upham with Kansas State Extension recommends separating them into three groups. Fruit that are mostly red, those just beginning to turn color, and mature green frui...

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