Fall Harvest

September 6, 2019
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Fall is harvest season. Crops are ready to be picked. Here are four fall crops. Which is your favorite?

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PUMPKINS grow in pumpkin patches. They turn orange when fully ripe. You can eat the seeds!

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CORN grows in fields. It starts as a kernel. A corn’s seeds are in the kernels. Corn is ready to be picked when its silk turns brown.

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PEARS grow on trees. They are picked before they are fully ripe. The fruit ripens off the tree.

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SWEET POTATOES grow underground. They are root vegetables. Farmers dig them up.