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Yard and Garden: Harvesting and Storing Root Crops

November 8, 2017, 3:50 pm | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

With hard freezes and continuing freezing overnight temperatures now the norm, most garden crops have been harvested. But a few root crops remain, and with good reason. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions about the right time to harvest and properly store root crops.


Yard and Garden: Harvesting Tree Fruits

August 3, 2017, 9:00 am | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

Fruit trees can provide an abundance of nutritious, high quality, fresh fruit during the growing season. However, it can be difficult to know when to harvest fruit such as plums, apricots and peaches for full flavor and value.