Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit

 Get The Most Out of Your Stone Fruit from Backyard Eats Harvesting Stone Fruit When It’s Ready Observe the fruit’s color and texture: Stone fruits, such as peaches, plums, and cherries, should have vibrant colors and a slightly soft texture when they are...
Figs

Figs

 Get The Most Out of Your Figs from Backyard Eats Harvesting Figs When It’s Ready Observe the color and texture: Ripe figs will have a deep, rich color and a slightly soft texture. Check for a drooping posture: Figs that are ready for harvest will bend downward...
Asparagus

Asparagus

 Get The Most Out of Your Asparagus from Backyard Eats Harvesting Asparagus When It’s Ready Observe the spear size: Harvest asparagus spears when they reach 6 to 8 inches in length. Check the tips: The spear tips should be tightly closed and firm. Inspect the...
Apples

Apples

 Get The Most Out of Your Apples from Backyard Eats Harvesting Apples When It’s Ready Check for mature color: Fruit should have developed their characteristic color. For apples, this can vary based on the variety, but they should be firm and fully colored. Look...

Elderberries

 Get The Most Out of Your Elderberries from Backyard Eats Harvesting Elderberries When It’s Ready Observe the color and texture: Elderberries should be deep purple or black when fully ripe. They should have a plump and firm texture. Check for clusters:...