How to Harvest Zucchini

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Use a sharp knife, cutting halfway between the zucchini and the end of the stem at the main branch. Do not pull or twist the zucchini; this can damage the plant, reducing future growth.

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Karen Ellis has been a full-time writer since 2006. She is an expert crafter, with more than 30 years of experience in knitting, chrocheting, quilting, sewing, scrapbooking and other arts. She is an expert gardener, with lifelong experience. Ellis has taken many classes in these subjects and taught classes, as well.

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