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Fruits Selection, Planting, Care, Harvesting and Use

Fruits Selection, Planting, Care, Harvesting and Use

Pumpkin

Our pumpkins are orange already. Should we harvest them and store them in the basement or refrigerator to keep them fresh until Halloween? Or are they OK outside?

Raspberry

We have wild raspberries on our property along fence lines and woods edges. Is there anything I can do to increase production next year?

Raspberry

I am growing red raspberries for the first time. I have received conflicting advice on when and how to prune. Can you please help?

Raspberry

I have everbearing raspberries. Do I cut them to the ground in fall?

Raspberry

A while ago, I thought I read you can add something to your raspberry patch (in the soil) to increase the sweetness of your berry harvest. Could you please tell me if this is true and if it is what is it?

Strawberry

How do I care for my strawberries over the winter in a cold zone 5 garden?

Strawberry

I want to plant some strawberries in my garden. This will be the first time I have grown strawberries in my zone 5 garden. Can you give me any advice?

Strawberry

My sister-in-law spotted a pink-blooming strawberry plant in her garden. What caused the flowers to change from the typical white color?

Watermelon

I'm growing watermelon for the first time this year. When it is ready to harvest?

Watermelon

I live in zone 5 and have tried growing watermelons but they never seem to grow full size or ripen. I would love to know how early to plant and what all it needs to make a great tasting juicy watermelon.

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