Category Archives: bean

2016 In the Garden

This year in Southern Ontario it has been HOT!  No rain, but SO HOT.  I wish that it would stay like this forever. The garden is doing very well.  The Brussels, broccoli and cauliflower are the only plants not enjoying … Continue reading

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Lots of Bush Beans

  I grew double my usual amount of bush beans this year. One day I will grow less varieties. But I can’t resist all of the pretty colours and shapes! Anyway….  One bed was much sunnier than the other and … Continue reading

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A Great Year For Pole Beans!

My pole beans LOVED the weather this year.  I ran into one slight problem when a few varieties from trades failed to germinate.  After three weeks (an eternity in bean years) I replaced them with a few other varieties.  I … Continue reading

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2013 Pole Beans

It was a great year for dried beans in my garden, but not great for snaps.  I was a bit surprised, as it was a cool, wet summer with very little sun.  The beans seemed to get woody quickly and … Continue reading

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Beans, Beans the Musical Fruit

This year I did a little bean trial.  Really that is gardener code for I planted too many varieties of beans (: 7 Bush Bean & 12 Pole Beans and 2 half runners all squashed into 2 13’x4′ beds.  A little … Continue reading

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