When to harvest

Variety Optimum Harvesting Time
Beets – leaves While young and tender
Beets – bulbs While bulbs are solid and crisp, before becoming woody
Broccoli When heads first begin to loosen, before flowers appear
Cabbage After heads become solid, and before they split
Cantaloupe When the stem end separates easily from the vine
Cauliflower When heads first begin to loosen, before flowers appear
Chard While leaves are tender
Corn After kernels develop, while they still have milk
Cucumber Before seeds develop
Potatoes – New While the skin slips easily
Potatoes – Storage After leaves and vines dry
Radishes Before bulbs are pithy – best in cool weather
Squash – zucchini and yellow While smaller, and before seeds develop
Tomatoes When full color is reached
Turnips While bulbs are solid and crisp

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