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Tarah Young

Columnist, Cultivating Success in the Farm & Garden

Tarah Young is an interim Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension educator in agriculture, food and natural resources. If you have any questions about this topic or any others, contact her at 732-3391. If information about agriculture, gardening and natural resources interests you, consider signing up for the Hubbard County UMN Extension Agriculture, Gardening and Natural Resources E-newsletter at z.umn.edu/HCExtensionNewsletter.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, when harvested, continue to undergo chemical changes that can cause spoilage and deterioration of the product. This is why these products should be frozen as soon after harvest as possible and at their peak degree of ripeness.
Having a basic knowledge of the garden area will help you choose the plants that will grow best in your site, explains Hubbard County Extension Educator Tarah Young.
This spring has been colder and wetter than usual, which has gardeners feeling restless.
Tarah Young is Hubbard County University of Minnesota Extension educator in agriculture, food and natural resources.
Many people prune their trees and shrubs to improve plant appearance, encourage flower and fruit development, and promote overall plant health.