Beans need to be planted in full sun
It will take 5 – 10 days to germinate
It will take 50 – 70 days to harvest
They are tender and cannot withstand frost
Beans are light feeders and their deep roots loosen the soil
|Companion Planting||Beans will repel potato beetles so plant them with potatoes!
You can also plant them with beetroot, sweetcorn, cabbage, lettuce and carrots.
Do not plant beans with onions!
|Common Pests||Leaf eating beetles, cutworms, whitefly, aphids|
|Nutritional Value||Beans are rich in protein and carbohydrates|
|How to harvest||
Beans can be harvested green and eaten fresh or they can be left to dry on the plant and used as dry beans.
Allow the selected beans to dry on the plant for about 6 weeks after the eating stage. If frost threatens the drying, dry them indoors.
|Reel Gardening Packs That Contain Beans||Kids Veggie Pack | Salad Garden | Spring/Summer Planting Pack | Vegetable Garden | Beans Single Pack | Summer Vegetable Garden | Kids Veggie Starter|