September gardening tips: Harvest vegetables

Keep on top of your delicious autumn vegetables

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It’s been a wonderful year for vegetables in the garden but you need to make sure you’re keeping up with their development! The grower of courgettes will have to cut them daily, searching among the rasping foliage, to prevent the fruits turning, apparently overnight, into monster marrows, which make for an occasional novelty, but are not always a welcome gift. French and runner beans also need to be rigorously looked over each evening, if possible.

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