How to Build a Wigwam Support for Runner Beans?

Answer If you want your runner beans to grow strong and healthy, it is important to give them enough height and space to do so. A wigwam structure built from bamboo canes is considered to be the most attr... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot Failing Runner Beans?

If your runner beans keep doing a runner and dying on you, here are some suggestions to try so that the next crop will be a bumper one.

If your a vegetarian runner, would one bowl of red beans soup be enough protien for the day?

Unless your are a big time body builder or pregnant/breast feeding you don't need any more protein than any one else. The average American eats 2 to 5 times more protein than they really need. To... Read More »

Do Bush Beans Need Support?

Green beans come in two types: bush beans and pole beans. Bush beans form on compact, erect plants, while pole beans produce long vines. Both have potential benefits and drawbacks. Plant bush beans... Read More »

How to Build a Simple Trellis for Pole Beans?

Pole beans will grow naturally up a trellis when planted at the base. Build a trellis at least 5 or 6 feet tall before planting the seeds. A fence or netting also provides a good trellis, but you m... Read More »