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David K


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runner beans, healthy plants, few beans!

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:35

Sassi, I grow the white flowered variety 'White Lady' and have to say that after many years experience, is the best runner bean introduction ever.

This is the seed merchant description, which I can vouch for as being accurate:

" A premier variety in every way! Vigorous, high yielding plants produce the most tender, thick, succulent pods you have ever tasted. The delicious long, mid green beans of Runner Bean ‘White Lady’ are stringless with a wonderful smooth texture. These white flowered plants are less prone to bird attack than their red flowered cousins, and set well, even in high temperatures, guaranteeing a plentiful crop. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 30cm (12”)."

runner beans, healthy plants, few beans!

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 09:21

Hi, Sassibird.....you're not on your with this problem, it's very common.

To save myself the chore of composing a reply, I add this RHS link that explains it very well: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/Profile?pid=381

PS. As the nights are now getting cooler, things may improve over the next few weeks.

Onion sets

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 19:27
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/P8160009.jpg

 

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 Around 1lb each.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 16:03

RIP Gary Speed....a great loss and still sadly missed. 

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 16:01

Liverpool 2 Southampton 1....well that's alright then.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 10:30

Indeed.  Maybe not the day for Rickie Lambert to get his debut goal.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 10:02
chicky wrote (see)

Would be nice to see Saints do well again this season, but they don't seem to have any players left.  OH tells me it is all part of the grand plan

Wish them well too, Chicky......that's after they surrender the 3 points to Liverpool today, of course.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:17
KEF wrote (see)

Blades lost  ( the ne'er do wells ) on local radio phone in some were calling for Cloughies head !  It will be a very long season..lol.

Morning, KEF.....no disgrace in being in the same league as Man U.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:16

Wow! Aiden John McGeady  (Everton) goal of the day for me.  

Football season - 2014

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 20:24

Kiss-me-quick hats.

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