When do pecans ripen in Texas?

Answer Pecans begin to ripen around mid October in Texas. According to Texas A&M's AgriLife Extension, pecan season lasts about seven weeks, and harvesting must be complete by early December for best qual... Read More »

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Squirels have knocked pecans off tree. Will pecans ripen off the tree?

Once fully ripened, the hust around the pecan will have dried and opened so that the pecan inside is exposed. At this time, wind, rain, or some other external force causes some of the pecans to fal... Read More »

Gardeners: Is it better to ripen tomatoes on the vine or pick them when they are mature and ripen them?

Tomatoes ripened on the vine do taste better and is what I would recommend (more tomato flavour), however you run a slightly higher risk that bugs will start eating away the tomato depending on whe... Read More »

How to Harvest Pecans?

Pecans in a five gallon bucket before sorting and cleaning.Pecans are nuts grown throughout much of the southern U.S., as well as other locations, that are a favorite with many bakers and confectio... Read More »

How to Toast Pecans?

When you toast nuts like pecans, the result is a more intense flavor. Toasted pecans are a great addition to baked breads or as a topping on salads. They're also a great snack all by themselves. To... Read More »