22 vegetable harvesting tips

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

Beans

Beans

Pick snap beans every three to five days; if the pods are allowed to mature, the plant will stop producing. To harvest dry beans, leave pods on the vine until pods wither. Then remove beans from pods, dry them completely in a cool location, and store in an airtight container for later use.

More: How to grow beans

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