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Things to do in APRIL

COOL & TEMPERATE

VEGIES

Pumpkins are ready to eat and store. Ripe pumpkins are heavy and sound drummy when rapped with the knuckles. To store them over winter, harvest with a small piece of stem attached. Carefully inspect fruit and only store undamaged fruit. Select a cool, dark, airy spot away from heating units. Check stored pumpkins regularly and use up any that are becoming soft. Also ready for harvest are early crops of snow peas.

Out in the vegie patch, clear away summer crops including green tomatoes (use them in chutney) to make

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