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31/05/2012 at 08:50
we followed the video and touch wood seem to begrowing fine.but when should we be picking them?
31/07/2013 at 07:48
what are the black bits on my broad beans please
31/07/2013 at 07:50

Hi Wally - are you talking about chocolate spot on the leaves, or a little black line on the edge of the bean itself?

If the latter,  it's a mark that appears on slightly older beans (means they're a little 'over ripe' so pick them earlier in future).  No problem, if the beans are a little 'floury' in taste then cooke them and pop the little pale green skin jackets off before serving (a bit time consuming but worth it).  

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