It is easy to grow beans from seeds for delicious summer fruit. You can even eat the tails in a stirrer.
How to grow beans: month after month
Best varieties of beans
How we try beans
We selected 10 common types of snow beans and six snow beans. In April, we planted our beans in carrot trainer units and kept them in a heated greenhouse until they germinated. We healed them in a cold environment. Our experimental stand was in a sunny location with well-drained soil. In May, we put in posts at two-meter intervals and attach pea nets to support the plants. We locked the bed in the orchard to prevent the birds from eating the plants. We planted about 30 plants of each variety in tableted rows at 10 cm intervals on each side of the net and watered them well. We fed the beans tomato feed every two weeks when they started to harvest and watered regularly and switched to leafy later in the season. Many varieties developed powdery mildew, and some of them were also hit by peas. We removed individual plants when fungi and beans began to affect growth and yield. We pick the beans twice a week and make sure to pick the pods before they get too big. We weighed them and recorded the health of the plants. We tried them raw and cooked.
When to sow
Sow in units or root trainer from March to June. Or the one outside, 4 cm deep and 5 cm from April. For permanent cultivation, sow several times every few weeks until June.
What is the difference between snow bites and snow bites?
Mangetout is French for “eat everything”, so one would think that this applies to both snow beans and sugar cubes. Snow beans, however, are flat pods of beans that have not yet developed. Confusingly, they are also known as snow beans or sugar beans. Sugar beans have thicker pods that are juicier, rounder and slightly curved.
Cultivation for bean sprouts
If you only want to eat the crispy leafy greens in the stir-fry and salads, sow the beans in module trays as early as February. Then plant outside and when they are about 12 inches high, pinch out the shoots – which will encourage deeper growth and replacement. They can be trimmed for several months.
Take care of your plants
Install the supports before or shortly after planting. Pea network with its wide network can be threaded between posts. Twiggy sticks are also great support, either in series or as a wigwam. From April, plant the plant unit at 10 cm intervals in magical rows.
Water regularly, especially when the plants are about to bloom. Keep the area weeded, but avoid weeds too close to the root base as it can damage the beans and wither. If you have fertile soil, there is no need to feed it. Pour tomato feed on poor soil every two weeks.
How and when to harvest
Harvest in: June to October
Hold the plant and break the beans. Harvest regularly so that the beans do not become large, strong and narrow.
Common growth problems
Mice love bean seeds, so sow them in units under a canopy.
Birds pick plants and tear up the leaves, then cover them with nets.
Powdery mildew affects bean plants in dry weather. There are no fungicides for edible plants. Water it regularly and avoid growing beans during the hottest summer months.
Pea wilt, a form of fusarium, causes plants to fade, wither and die. You must remove affected plants if the problem occurs.
Maggots of this moth walk through bean husks.