22 vegetable harvesting tips

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

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Snap peas

Snap peas

Pick all the pods that are plump and filled out; your plants will stop producing if their seeds (the peas) are allowed to ripen. Vines can be brittle, so avoid breaking them by steadying the stem with one hand while picking with the other.

More: How to grow peas

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