harvesting and storage tips

How to Harvest and Use Basil from Your Garden

While you're picking periodically pinch off the branch tips to encourage the plant to fill out Also remove any flower buds and either discard or use as a garnish Harvesting Larger Amounts: Harvest the leaves from the top down cutting back up to a third of the total plant height Be sure to cut or pinch right above a leaf pair rather

The Best Way to Store Basil and Keep It Fresh

The second best way to store basil is to store it like salad greens: pick the leaves off the stems and lay them in more or less a single layer on layers of paper towels or a clean kitchen towel roll up the towel around the leaves and put the roll in a plastic bag

Groundnuts post harvest handling storage Tips

May 06 2020Groundnuts are semi-perishable and are subject to quality losses during post harvesting handling and storage here are some TIPS from LFSP on groundnut post harvest management Groundnut physiological maturity Uproot one plant and closely observe: Yellowing and shedding of leaves Inside of the pods are brownish when opened Seed coat is thin with papery texture

Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

The guides give readers easy-to-follow planting and growing information specific instructions for harvesting all the edible parts of the plant advice on storing food in a way that maximizes flavor basic preparation techniques and recipes

Insiders share tips on harvesting industrial hemp and storage

Feb 26 2020Harvesting is hard work – and expensive Even for experienced farmers harvesting hemp requires a whole new game plan and science Many have learned the hard way that it's not an easy crop to handle – especially with new federal rules giving farmers a limited window of time from submitting a harvest report to authorities to getting the crop out of the field

How to Harvest Dry Trim Cure Store Homegrown

Aug 08 2019I'll also share tips about trimming talk about long-term storage and let you in on how we use our cannabis Basically everything you need to know If you're new to growing or simply want to learn more about how we grow and tend to our cannabis plants be sure to check out these articles too:

Cabbage: Using Storing

Cabbage: Using Storing Are you new to cabbage? Learn more about it here or keep reading to find out what we suggest you do to make the most of the harvest Using Cabbage Cabbage is an incredibly versatile vegetable In many regions of the world cabbage is featured in a number of delicious healthy and hearty dishes

How to Harvest and Store Garden Carrots

Aug 27 2014Growing carrots requires patience and tender loving care especially in our Red River gumbo soil (heavy clay) The seeds can take weeks to germinate and once they sprout they need consistent watering But it's all worth it when you get to harvest and freeze or dehydrate these beauties

Groundnuts post harvest handling storage Tips

May 06 2020Groundnuts are semi-perishable and are subject to quality losses during post harvesting handling and storage here are some TIPS from LFSP on groundnut post harvest management Groundnut physiological maturity Uproot one plant and closely observe: Yellowing and shedding of leaves Inside of the pods are brownish when opened Seed coat is thin with papery texture

Vegetable Harvest and Storage

Timely harvest and proper storage help maintain the quality and freshness of garden vegetables This publication describes how and when to harvest vegetables special harvest preparations and storage requirements and appropriate length and kinds of storage "Ideal" storage conditions for many vegetables are not attainable around the average home or farm So recognizing the limitations of

How to Harvest and Use Basil from Your Garden

While you're picking periodically pinch off the branch tips to encourage the plant to fill out Also remove any flower buds and either discard or use as a garnish Harvesting Larger Amounts: Harvest the leaves from the top down cutting back up to a third of the total plant height Be sure to cut or pinch right above a leaf pair rather

Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Jan 17 2012Grow Cook Eat (Paperback) A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening Including 50 Recipes Plus Harvesting and Storage Tips By Willi Galloway Jim Henkens (Photographs by) Sasquatch Books 9781570617317 304pp

Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Feb 07 2012Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening Including 50 Recipes Plus Harvesting and Storage Tips - Kindle edition by Galloway Willi Henkens Jim Download it once and read it on your Kindle device PC phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening Including

Harvesting Drying and Storing Herbs

After harvesting gently wash the herbs and dry them thoroughly on paper towels Remove any dead or damaged material Tie the herbs in loose bunches that allow for good air circulation around each bunch With proper storage most herbs retain their flavor for about a year To dry herb seeds cut stems with seed heads just as the heads begin

5 Top Storage Tips For High

Aug 11 2020In addition to frost damage to some fields higher-than-normal moisture levels are threatening to add to both costs and potential headaches at harvest To help farmers cope with 2009's high-moisture late-harvested corn crop Dirk Maier Kansas State University Extension engineer provides the following five corn storage tips: 1

Harvesting Curing and Storing Onions

Storage onions are a variety of onions that will last in a cool location through the winter months Learn which varieties to grow for food storage plus tips on harvesting curing and storing onions for winter food storage I grow several varieties of onions each year including quick maturing scallions and other varieties fresh eating

8 Tips to Harvest and Store Radishes [Video]

1 Harvest from dry soil Dig or pull radishes after a few days of dry weather Excessive moisture can cause the harvested radish roots to rot Plus harvesting after the fine root hairs dry out a bit allows the plant to shift into a sort of dormancy extending the shelf life by a few extra days 2 Hydro-cool for short-term storage

Farrahun Braiden: Melon Seed Harvesting And Storage: Tips

Melon Seed Harvesting And Storage: Tips For Collecting Seeds From Melons By Teo Spengler Collecting seeds from garden fruits and vegetables can be thrifty creative and fun for a gardener Saving melon seeds from this year's crop to plant in next year's garden requires planning and attention to detail

Tips on keeping harvested potatoes fresh

Research has shown there are best practices to harvesting and storing potatoes to ensure freshness according the Oregon State University Extension Service Toughen up potatoes for storage before harvest by not watering them much after mid-August said Alvin Mosley a retired OSU Extension Service potato researcher

The Onion Patch: Harvesting Drying and Storage Tips

Storage Tips Clip off the roots and cut the tops down to 1-2 inches long But keep the thin dried outer skins on the onions as they help maximize storage length Store the onions in a cool dark dry place with good air circulation A fan set on low will keep them dry which in turn will retard decay

How to Harvest Cure and Store Garlic

Jul 15 2014Harvesting garlic too early will result in undersized bulbs that won't last long in storage If you harvest garlic too late you risk the bulbs splitting through their skins leaving them unprotected and unable to withstand long-term storage Here are tips to help you harvest garlic at the right time Watch the garlic plant's leaves for signs

Vegetable Harvest and Storage

Timely harvest and proper storage help maintain the quality and freshness of garden vegetables This publication describes how and when to harvest vegetables special harvest preparations and storage requirements and appropriate length and kinds of storage "Ideal" storage conditions for many vegetables are not attainable around the average home or farm So recognizing the limitations of

17 Tips for Growing Harvesting and Storing Root

Potatoes are a little different You know to harvest them when the whole plant is completely dead When the plant has reached this point you simply dig the potatoes out of the ground Then you wipe the excess dirt off of them and you are ready to store them Storage Tips

How to Harvest and Store Sweet Potatoes

Aug 16 2019Proper Storage The next step is to store your tubers until you're ready to enjoy them This involves moving them out of the sauna into a cooler environment Ideal storage conditions include an ambient temperature of 55-60F and relative humidity of 85-90% Under these conditions sweet potatoes remain viable for several months

How to Harvest Cure and Store Garlic

Jul 15 2014Harvesting garlic too early will result in undersized bulbs that won't last long in storage If you harvest garlic too late you risk the bulbs splitting through their skins leaving them unprotected and unable to withstand long-term storage Here are tips to help you harvest garlic at the right time Watch the garlic plant's leaves for signs

17 Tips for Growing Harvesting and Storing Root

Potatoes are a little different You know to harvest them when the whole plant is completely dead When the plant has reached this point you simply dig the potatoes out of the ground Then you wipe the excess dirt off of them and you are ready to store them Storage Tips

Tips for Harvesting and Storing Irish Potatoes

Tips for Harvesting and Storing Irish Potatoes Although gardeners often harvest a few potatoes when they're very young as new or baby potatoes most are harvested for long-term storage in the fall Don't worry if you don't have a perfect root cellar to store them in

7 Secrets to Harvesting Curing and Storing Onions

Jul 12 20127 secrets to harvesting curing and storing onions from the garden Secret #1: Wait for half the plants to fall over before you start harvesting When your onions are vigorously growing through the longer days of spring and summer their stems are lush and happy and green You might even have a few onion flowers topping those stems