[Market-farming] Beans (was: Re: Harvest cart - Crawler or Drangen)

Deb Taft deb at mobiusfields.com
Tue Aug 23 10:12:27 EDT 2011


I like Maxibel.  Good eating and the growth habit is easy to work with.
 I've found it to be pretty productive too.

http://www.territorialseed.com/product/511/182

Deb




On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Etienne Goyer <etienne.goyer at outlands.ca>wrote:

> On 11-08-23 08:41 AM, SA wrote:
> > I use mostly pole beans, but rely on bush for early production.  I like
> to
> > plant extra successions and pull the plants out of the ground as I
> > harvest.  I do an initial go-through stooped when they just start to bean
> > out, but take the entire plant on the next go round so I can stand.
>
> That's an idea: grow the first round of early bush bean (ie, Provider)
> under fleece for added earliness, and then plant pole beans on plastic
> for a main season crop when the condition are good.  I like your idea of
> harvesting by pulling the plant.  I think this might work better with
> varieties that mature all at once, though.
>
> Which bush bean do you plant early in the season?  I tried Provider
> here, it works, but I think it does not have the best eating quality.
> Would love to find another early, cool soil bush bean that delivers.
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