Lift and Twist Ripe Apples Off Stem
When picking apples, gently lift and twist fruits, and if ripe, they will part from the tree easily. Do not pull apples off, since this will break or damage the stem.
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There are few better favors you can do for your family than to encourage an interest in vegetable growing. Having a vegetable garden or plot means your children will be eating the freshest of vegetables, and plenty of them, too.
By: Judith Winfrey and Joe Reynolds