How to harvest courgettes

In this video guide, Monty shows how to harvest courgettes, giving advice on the best size. He also gives tips on cooking courgette flowers.

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Jul, Aug, Sep

In this quick video guide, Monty Don is picking 'Black Beauty' courgettes. He shows the optimum size of fruits for maximum flavour, and as a bonus suggests how to cook courgette flowers for an additional treat.


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