Storing Fruits and Vegetables from the Home Garden

SKU A3823

Author(s) Karen Delahaut, Teryl Roper, Barbara Ingham.

Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from your garden--or scooped up at the local farmers' market--long after harvest has ended by giving them ideal storage conditions. Find out what conditions each crop prefers and how long it will remain fresh (8 pages; 2006).


  • Fruits: apples, berries, melons, pears, and stone fruits
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, beets, bok choy and Chinese cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, cucumbers, eggplants, garlic, leeks, onions, parsnips, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, salad greens, summer squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, and winter squash and pumpkins