How to pick apples

Picking apples might seem straightforward, but there are some important things to remember. Monty Don reveals all in this video guide.

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In this video clip from Gardeners' World, Monty Don is busy in his orchard, getting started on the Longmeadow apple harvest. He shows you how to pick apples from tall trees, so you get perfect, undamaged fruits that will store well. He also explains why some apples ripen earlier than others.

Don't forget to take a look at the second part of this video, as Monty demonstrates how to store apples


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