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Pea and bean weevils are a nuisance but rarely a major problem on the veg patch. The larvae live in the soil and feed on the root nodules. Then when the adults emerge in June and July, they climb up the plants and eat the edges of the leaves
Learn how to grow runner and haricot beans on a wigwam, in Chris Beardshaw's practical video project.summerMore advice on growing beans and peasPlanting out runner beansHow to deter pea and bean weevilsHow to use plant supportsKeeping capsid bugs
Plant runner beans now and these vegetables will thrive in the warm, moist soil and quickly twine up their supports. At this time of year you can still sow seeds, which will produce a good harvest of succulent pods, or you can buy young plants
Follow Monty Don's video advice on preparing for an early crop of broad beans, with advice on spacing and variety selection.autumn to springAdvice on growing peas and beansRead Adam Pasco's blog on growing and harvesting broad beansKeeping capsid
The foliage and stems of vegetable crops, such as potatoes, beans, peas, etc. Also known as bine.
1) A pod. A dry open fruit containing one or more seeds, such as the pea or bean. 2) A member of the family Leguminosae.
Finish summer pruning trained forms of apple and pear trees Harvest apples, pears, plums and gages as they ripenSave seeds from good varieties of beans, herbs and tomatoes that you've enjoyed this yearPot up herbs to use in winterPrune out fruited
pods that taste much better than any out-of-season beans in a supermarket.Plant tender crops outsideDig out perennial weedsWash dust off the foliage of houseplantsAround the gardenPlant up hanging basketsPlant out potted alliums to add interest
Follow Monty Don's video advice on using the principals of crop rotation to benefit brassicas. Monty clears away broad beans to plant out broccoli in the vegetable patch at Berryfields.summerMore advice on growing vegetablesGrow courgettes video
Cover strawberries with netting to keep birds off the fruitSow seeds of the following vegetables outside now: radish, runner beans, calabrese, pak choi, mizuna, marrows, courgettes, chicory, kohl rabi, lettuce, marrows, swede, turnip, French beans and endive