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How to Grow Dry Shelling Beans

How to Grow Dry Shelling Beans

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The season for home-made chili and soups is still in full swing, and it seems every dish is full of beans. I’ve been using store-bought dried beans, but it would be more satisfying to add home-grown beans to the mix. Here are the basics for growing dry shelling beans in your vegetable garden.

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Garden Trials Yield New Vegetable Choices

Garden Trials Yield New Vegetable Choices

The results are in from the Harris Seeds annual Home Garden Trials. Vegetable gardeners now have some new green beans, squash and tomato choices for 2014.

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Bush Bean Blue Lake 274

Bush Bean 'Blue Lake 274'

Blue Lake 274 is the classic bean that comes to mind when you think of a green bean. They are a favorite among gardeners from their huge yields, great taste and reliability.

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Grow Yard-Long Beans for a Colorful Change of Pace

Grow Yard-Long Beans for a Colorful Change of Pace

I planted yard-long beans on a whim this year, and I wasn't sorry. The seeds went in the ground late, around mid-July, but there was plenty of time for the vines to grow up their trellis and...

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Celebrate with the Last of Summers Bounty and Welcome Fall!

Celebrate with the Last of Summer's Bounty and Welcome Fall!

With this end of season approaching, the garden peaks, roadside stands and farmers’ markets are brimming over with fresh produce. At this point we are taking summer ripe tomatoes for granted and many of us have been trying to give our surplus zucchini and cucumbers to anyone who will take them. Corn and melons are starting to run low, peaches too, and now mums and apples are appearing everywhere.

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Like Two Beans in a Pod

Like Two Beans in a Pod

Succession planting is a way to grow more vegetables in garden beds, but it can work in containers, too.

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Pole Beans

Pole Beans

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For reliability and yield, you can't beat pole beans. As you check out the seed catalogs this year, Romano, Rattlesnake, and Blue Coco are three tasty varieties to consider.

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Video: Three Sisters Garden

Video: Three Sisters Garden

Corn, beans, squash: The "three sisters" are growing. Watch the video to see how well.

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Pole Beans Versus Bush Beans

Pole Beans Versus Bush Beans

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Am I starting them too early? Watering them too much? Too little? Not performing the right Voo-Doo ritual standing naked over them during a full moon? Because if that's what it takes, I assure you, I've done far more for much less.

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Video: The Three Sisters Garden

Video: The Three Sisters Garden

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Garden by companion planting what the Iroquois valued as the sustainers of life: beans, corn, and squash. Watch the video and learn how to plant them in a raised bed.

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How to Grow Fine, Tender Filet Beans

How to Grow Fine, Tender Filet Beans

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Regular watering, frequent picking, and the right varieties yield a connoisseur's harvest.

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The Starter Garden

The Starter Garden

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Leaf lettuce, green beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini are good choices for a first garden.

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Plant Some Runner Beans

Plant Some Runner Beans

"Scarlet ladies" are delightful to look at and delicious to eat.

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With Fava Beans, to Peel or Not to Peel Is the Question

With Fava Beans, to Peel or Not to Peel Is the Question

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Fava lovers debate whether removing the skins improves flavor and texture. Try them both ways and decide for yourself.

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How to Grow Favas, the Cool-Season Bean

How to Grow Favas, the Cool-Season Bean

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This meaty, Old World legume is long on flavor.

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Growing Beans to Save for Seed

Growing Beans to Save for Seed

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Growing beans for seed saving isn't complicated if you follow these tips for harvesting, drying, and storing.

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