Don’t Worry About Color: What You Need To Know About 10 Garden Plants

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Gardeners wring their hands, waiting for a vegetable to turn just the right color to pick. The truth is a pepper that is supposed to be red can still be enjoyed when it’s green, and many heirloom tomatoes will rot before they actually become red. Learn the range of ripeness and taste by sampling your vegetables throughout the season.