To Pick, or Not to Pick? That is the Question By Dan Gill • Jun 15, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email June is the peak month for harvesting early summer vegetables in south Louisiana. Harvesting at the right stage is essential to getting the best quality out of your garden. Summer squash, fresh from the garden. Credit Tim Sackton / Flickr Listen Listening... / Related Program: Bayou Garden Tags: vegetablesharvestingvegetable gardenView the discussion thread.