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Grow your own,Runner Beans

May 18th, 2015

Runner beans are a really productive plant for the veg garden,producing masses of runner beans,with the added benefit of flowers that would not look out of place in a flower border. Runner beans are a hungry plant due to their rapid growth ,so the soil where they are to grow needs plenty of compost incorporated […]

Runner Beans

July 8th, 2014

The recent rains are just what the runner bean plants wanted to keep them growing fast and productive. Not only do they give bumper crops throughout the summer but even without the beans, they would be worth growing just for their prolific, showy flowers. As the beans grow, it`s a good idea to harvest the beans […]

Seed damage by rats or mice

May 9th, 2014

Where there is a food source, in this case, newly sown runner bean seeds, rats and mice can in one night decimate them as they hunt out and then dig them up. The photo shows the germinating beans, at our nursery, which have been  dug up Those not eaten, have been  collected together in a heap […]