If the veggie has wilted or drooping leaves, soft body, obvious spoilage on the body, or smells like its seen better days, leave it on the shelf and choose something that is fresh.
Plants may initially exhibit rapid growth of lush, dark green foliage only to later appear scorched or wilted.
For example, a black rose partnered with a black heart makes for a macabre and gothic tattoo, as does a broken heart accompanied by a wilted rose.
Long after chocolate is gone and the flowers wilted, the love poem will still be there.
Plants that are under attack by a large number of aphids may show signs such as reduced growth, wilted leaves, drying branches, stunted needles, and curled foliage.
She concentrated hard on another wilted flower, bringing it back to full bloom.
She wilted to a heap and fell to the floor.
The flowers were wilted, but the kind thought which came with them was as sweet and as fresh as newly pulled violets.
When sufficiently wilted they are hauled to the barn and hung up there on the same laths on which they were placed in the field.
The wilted tobacco is suspended on racks in the sun.