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Friday, 27 April 2018

Sowing the French Beans


This year I made sturdy and firm trellises for climbing and french beans. Some years ago, the whole structure similar to this one, fell on the side under the weight of plants. I dug the side poles about 40 cm into the ground. I hope they'll be able to hold the rest of the structure on the place.
I have just sown the French Beans 'Blauhilde' here. It is a variety with long, purple pods. They stay tender and stringless. This is the German heirloom variety known to be resistant to the mosaic virus, too.

1 comment:

  1. That looks so cute. We have bush beans in our raised bed, but I could see doing that outside of it.

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