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What's in season in August 2020, and other timely information:

This page has a table below that tells when each fruit or vegetable is normally ready to be harvested in Maryland!  We also have a page with links to our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying  many fruits and vegetables, such as  how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn.

Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov December
apples (apple harvest dates by variety) X X X
asian pears X X X
asparagus X X
beans X X X X X
blackberries X X
blueberries X X
broccoli X X X X X
cabbage X X X X X
cantaloupes X X X
cherries X X
cucumbers X X X X
eggplant X X X
greens X X X X X
herbs X X X X X X X
nectarines X X
peaches X X X X
peas X
peppers X X X
potatoes X X X
raspberries X X X
rhubarb X X
pumpkins X X
squash X X X X X
strawberries mid may   
sweet corn X X
sweet potatoes x x
tomatoes X X X X
watermelons X X X


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Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book