22 vegetable harvesting tips

Use our no-fail guide to harvesting your crops when they’re in their prime

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Sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes

Dig these up before the first frost. Let the roots dry in the sun until you can brush the soil off, then keep them 10 to 14 days in a warm (about 85°), humid place. (This will improve the flavor.) After that, store in a cool, dry area, not below 55°.

More: How to grow sweet potatoes


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