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Yesterday I bought 3 White Lady runner bean plants, about 25cm tall. I also have 6 sweet pea plants which are about 15cms. I wondered about growing them up canes, 2 sweet peas at the bottom of the first cane, then one bean at the bottom
My crop has been superb this year. It must be all the rain! I do hope they keep cropping well into autumn, so will follow your advice.
For several years I have been growing Runner Beans in containers, this is just to have an extra supply near the house, and indeed for interest. As there is a plentiful supply of farm yard manure I always place a generous amount in the base, and top
we followed the video and touch wood seem to begrowing fine.but when should we be picking them?
Hello all, I'm wondering can I grow veg such as Runner Beans in the water course of my Koi Pond? I can easily grow water cress, so I am guessing there is enough nutrients occouring naturally in the water. \any help apprciatted Doesnt sound likely
I know how you feel Kate, I too have had a battle with them. Unlike you, I do have some runner beans growing, though I did think at the start I wouldn't have any left. I must admit that I did put a few pellets down at the start but now I am using
Does anybody know if you can eat dried runner beans? We grow borlotti beans to use during the winter in casseroles, we grew a few kidney beans last year, is there any reason you can't do the same with runner beans?
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
My missus loves these, so I want to grow them, what are they? Are they dwarf french beans or? Some I've seen in catalogues include Climbing bean Cobra and also dwarf bean Delinel. I only grow runners, despise broad beans, so am at a bit of a loss
It has long been a mystery to me why the majority of gardeners secure the canes at the top. Far better to cross them half way down, as this is so much stronger, and the beans grow more free. My OH asked me tonight why I crossed the canes so low