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The best time to harvest olives is when they fall off the tree when it is shaken. Lay plastic sheeting under the trees to catch the ripe fruit.
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Melody Dawn has been writing since 2004. Her work has appeared in the "Gainesville Times," "Player's Press" and USA Today. Her writing focuses on gardening, home improvement, travel, sports, business, parenting and education. Dawn holds a Master of Business and is working on a Master of Journalism.