Rhubarb

Rhubarb

 Get The Most Out of Your Rhubarb from Backyard Eats Harvesting Rhubarb When It’s Ready Regularly check the growth of your rhubarb plants. They typically become ready for harvest when the stalks are thick and reach a length of about 12-18 inches. Harvest...
Pears

Pears

 Get The Most Out of Your Pears from Backyard Eats Harvesting Pears When It’s Ready Check for mature color: Fruit should have developed their characteristic color. Pears should have a consistent color throughout. Assess fruit firmness: Gently press near the...

Blackberries

 Get The Most Out of Your Blackberries from Backyard Eats Harvesting Blackberries When It’s Ready Observe the fruit’s color and texture: Ripe blackberries will have vibrant colors and a slightly soft texture. Gently tug the fruit: If it easily comes off...
Strawberries

Strawberries

 Get The Most Out of Your Strawberries from Backyard Eats Harvesting Strawberries When It’s Ready Look for fully red, plump strawberries: Ripe strawberries will have a bright red color and a firm texture If the stem is no longer green and the fruit easily...
Blueberries

Blueberries

 Get The Most Out of Your Blueberries from Backyard Eats Harvesting Blueberries When It’s Ready Look for fully ripened berries: Blueberries should have a deep blue color with a slight grayish hue. Check for a powdery appearance: The berries should have a dusty...