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  • Subject: [cg] Theft
  • From: "Libby J. Goldstein" <libby@igc.org>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 11:50:35 -0400

Kids tend to take unripe everything to throw at each other. One 
hardly ever sees them, but green tomatoes and apples on the ground 
indicate their presence.

Ripe stuff is usually taken by grown-ups. It really helps to harvest 
early and often. Tomatoes that are turning orange will not get any 
bigger, will ripen perfectly on the kitchen counter and taste great.

After a pumpkin or butternut squash turns color, it will not grow any 
bigger. Take it home.

Cover your melons with the vine or salt hay or whatever. The melons 
themselves don't need sun. The leaves do.

Carry a big stick and big mouth.



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