Can you tell when tomatoes are ripe? Do you know how to pick artichokes? Or how to select the best celery of the bunch? Buying fresh vegetables can pose a few challenges but with the help of this visual guide you'll soon find yourself perusing the farmers' market with confidence.
This nifty infographic from LifeHacker breaks down what to look for when shopping for 33 of the most common vegetables - everything from cucumbers and potatoes to squash, onions and herbs. You'll know whether a vegetable should be firm or soft, when it's in season and what characteristics to avoid.
This is a great guide to print and pin to the fridge so you can consult it year round. Take a look below to start learning how to buy perfect vegetables (click on the image to enlarge):
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